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January 22, 2016  10:53 AM

Surface Pro Power Cord Exchange Dead Simple

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

In case you missed the news, MS has issued a recall on the power cords from all Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, and Surface Pro 3 models sold before March 15, 2015. As the owner of a Surface Pro 3 purchased on 3/14/2014 -- according to my online warranty info for the device -- I'm entitled to claim a...

January 13, 2016  11:47 AM

Where Does Key Recovery for Windows 10 Re-Install Stop?

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

Reading over the recent forum posts at Spiceworks this morning, a thread entitled "Windows 10 reinstalls after July 2016?" caught my eye. Inquiring readers want...


August 13, 2015  8:47 AM

Win10 Upgrade to Dell XPS27 Easy-Peasy

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

In complete and stark contrast to my experience with the Surface Pro 3, the upgrade from Windows 8.1 to 10 on my son's Dell XPS27 went without a single hitch or hiccup. I turned the upgrade via Windows Update loose on that machine when we left to go out to eat last night, and when I got home from...


July 23, 2015  7:53 AM

DaaS hasn’t found a place in the enterprise

Margaret Jones Margaret Jones Profile: Margaret Jones

DENVER -- Considering all the attention desktop as a service has gotten in the IT world over the last year, the technology has been a big failure. That’s what Brian Madden said in his welcome address at this week’s BriForum U.S. 2015. According to Madden,


July 15, 2015  11:54 AM

Are high-density servers and VDI meant to be?

Eddie Lockhart Eddie Lockhart Profile: Eddie Lockhart

In his attempt to woo his future wife in the 1985 sci-fi hit Back to the Future, George McFly flubs his pickup line, saying "I'm your density" instead of "I'm your destiny." That...


April 23, 2014  3:36 PM

Script Browser Makes 10K-plus PowerShell Scripts Immediately Available

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

This interesting post last week on the Windows PowerShell Blog is entitled " 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


January 13, 2014  5:45 PM

Best ways for managing Windows notebook battery life

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

My son, Gregory, is in the fourth grade this year, so we're working on his first-ever science project for school. In collaboration with his science teacher, we selected a very interesting topic to help him develop testing, analysis, and reporting skills -- namely "Which Windows Power Plan setting...


June 6, 2013  9:42 PM

Rufus Beats Windows 7 USB Download Tool, Hands Down

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

These days ultrabooks and tablets make DVDs passé for Windows installs. UFDs (USB Flash Drives, that is) are the way to go. I'd discovered the free Microsoft 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


September 4, 2012  7:13 PM

Egad! More Java vulnerabilities surface

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

Ars Technica reported that the hurry-up fix delivered on 8/30 for Java to address a slew...


March 2, 2012  6:20 PM

Building the Windows 8-ready Desktop

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

OK, so yesterday was the day that I put together a brand-spanking new Windows 8 desktop system for my upcoming book Windows 8 in Depth (due out from Pearson in late October, 2012, or whenever Windows 8 goes into general availability release). Here's a partial...


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