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January 15, 2019  10:46 AM

CU KB4480116 Hiccup Offers Easy Fix

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Those of you who follow my blog regularly will note that I posted zilch last week. That's because I was busy, busy, busy with a legal report turned in on Friday, 1/11. That doesn't mean zilch happened with Windows 10 last week, though. It just means I was too busy to report it. In fact, I got...

December 28, 2018  6:59 PM

Overcoming Windows 10 Upgrade Errors

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Found a simply magnificent MS reference thanks to the great folks at TenForums today. With special thanks to user Caledon Ken, check out this technical guide entitled “Resolve Windows 10...

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December 21, 2018  12:19 PM

Logitech Options Prove Unnecessary

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A few weeks ago, I got an offer from a Logitech pop-up for a program named Logitech Options. I've been using Logitech mice since the 1990s, and have long been a fan of their various widgets. Figured I to myself "let's give it a...


December 5, 2018  10:42 AM

Cumulative Update KB4469342 Weaves Tortuous Win10 Track

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What can one say about a Windows 10 Cumulative Update that goes through four iterations? Quite a lot, as it turns out. In fact, KB4469342 has led to three or more point release values for Build 17763. A quick


November 26, 2018  12:18 PM

Tablets and Laptops Supplant Desktop PCs

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Thanks to MSPowerUser.com I stumbled upon a very interesting UK survey this morning. Its title tells much of the story: “Survey finds Laptops, Tablets steady while Desktop PC ownership...

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November 16, 2018  12:17 PM

RDP Win10 Black Screen Fixes

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After installing Insider Preview 18227.1006 on my two test PCs earlier this week, I immediately encountered an interesting problem. Those two PCs are both Dells. One is a 2013 vintage Venue Pro 11 7130 (hybrid tablet PC, i5 mobile CPU, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB M.2 SATA SSD). The other is a 2014 XPS 2720...


November 14, 2018  10:50 AM

Win10 1809 Is Re-released

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OK, then. MS fired off a series of items on November 13. This includes a cumulative update that takes existing 1809 installs to Build 17763.134, plus access to 1809 in upgrade or ISO form on the Download Windows 10 page. Thus, 40 days after the first release was withdrawn on October 5, 1809 makes...


November 9, 2018  11:01 AM

MS Activation Server Issues Temporarily Negate Win10 Licenses

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Holy Moly! I ran into an interesting issue yesterday when trying to update one of my Insider Preview test machines to Build 18277. The update kept failing with error messages that indicated access/permission problems downloading updates. When I switched from Windows Update to David Xanatos'...


November 7, 2018  12:58 PM

New Win10 Zoom Controls Are Coming

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Here's an interesting feature that's just appeared in the latest insider preview (Build 18272). If you hold down the Control (CTRL) key and use stretch controls, you can shrink or grow PowerShell, Command Prompt, or Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) windows. Here, stretch controls encompass...


October 10, 2018  10:50 AM

SpiceWorld 2018 Confirms Win10 Migration Intelligence

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For the past two days I've been wandering the halls of the Austin Convention Center, along with two-plus-thousand fellow SpiceHeads. This humble Pimiento is palling around with Habaneros, Serranos, and a Ghost Pepper or two. I even saw two Pure Capsaicins achieve the spiciest of all designations...


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