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April, 2017

April 10, 2017  10:38 AM

Creators Update Delivers Easy Upgrade

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Windows 10, Windows Upgrades

Following release of Windows 10 1703 via the Media Creation Tool, I've been busy this weekend upgrading 6 of my 8 PCs. I'm delighted to report that Creators Update delivers easy upgrade experiences to early adopters. I hit zero snags upgrading those systems. Post-upgrade clean-up was more or less...

April 7, 2017  10:34 AM

Creators Update Out and Available

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

Late Wednesday, Microsoft pulled the trigger on making Windows 10 Build 1703. That's when it made the Creators Update out and available to the general public. One need only visit the Download Windows 10 web page. Then...

April 5, 2017  11:49 AM

Apparent Win10 Defender Update Issues Illusory

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Troubleshooting, Windows 10, Windows Defender, Windows Update Management

Over the past week to ten days, lots of users have been reporting issues with Windows Update and Windows Defender. This applies to versions 1607 (Current Branch) and 1703 (Insider Preview aka Creators Update). The symptom is that while Windows Update reports a Definition Update for Defender is...

April 3, 2017  10:29 AM

Swapping Out mSATA SSDs Needs Cool Tools

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

I'm in the processing of prepping my previous production PC for a family member right now. In so doing, I faced an interesting challenge. The unit incorporates a Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H motherboard, which in turn plays host to an mSATA SSD onboard. As things stood last Friday, that was a Samsung 840 EVO...

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