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February 17, 2016  11:26 AM

“Hidden Cumulative Updates” in Windows 10

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

For the second time in recent experience, word of "hidden cumulative updates" has hit the wires. I'm talking about KB3140742, which is currently available only for download from the 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

February 15, 2016  6:25 PM

The enterprise and Microsoft Office: Till death do us part?

Margaret Jones Margaret Jones Profile: Margaret Jones

When you think of productivity suites, Microsoft Office most likely springs to mind. The applications in Office are some of the most ubiquitous in the enterprise, and for good reason. Office has tons of features and applications, and it’s relatively easy to use. This guide was even written and...


January 22, 2016  3:10 PM

Every VDI deployment has its thorn

Margaret Jones Margaret Jones Profile: Margaret Jones

VDI has always faced an uphill slog. Implementation is time-consuming and expensive. The technology only fits certain use cases, and with so many moving parts and people to please, a lot of problems can crop up. If your higher-ups are on board with doing VDI and you get the infrastructure right,...


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...


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