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May 17, 2019  11:33 AM

PowerShell Handles Windows 10 Restore Points

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
System Restore, VSS Backup, Windows 10, Windows PowerShell

In 2017 I wrote a post entitled "Win10 Volume Shadow Copies May Need Cleanup." I've just learned that useful PowerShell cmdlets do likewise. They provide analogs to...

May 15, 2019  10:26 AM

Install KB4494441 CU Twice

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Windows 10, Windows Update Management, Windows Updates

OK, then: here's a new one on me. Yesterday, May 14, was Patch Tuesday. In keeping with usual practice, MS released a number of updates, including KB4494441. The subtitle for that CU, BTW, is "(OS Build...

May 13, 2019  6:31 PM

Examining Windows 10 ETL files

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Event logs, Log files, Windows 10

An interesting post popped up on TenForums this morning. Entitled "SSD is 50% Consumed with ETL files," it requests help in separating keepers from losers. It also asks for...

May 10, 2019  5:43 PM

Nvidia Driver Update Frequency Musings

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Device drivers, Graphics Card Drivers, video drivers, Windows 10

Yesterday, May 9, Nvidia released a new GeForce driver – version 430.64. “Gosh!” I thought “haven’t there been a LOT of them lately?” Indeed, the search tool reveals 10 released for 2019. Because May 9 falls in the year's 19th week, that's...

May 8, 2019  4:43 PM

Windows 10 Workaround Versus Fix

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Beta Testing, RDP, Troubleshooting, Windows 10, windows 10 upgrade

In the past day or so, I've found myself on the horns of an interesting dilemma. Upon trying to remote from one 18890 (Skip ahead) PC to another using RDP, I found myself unable to log in. I could ping one PC from another, and see it on the network, but when I tried to consummate the RDP login I'd...

May 6, 2019  2:09 PM

PowerShell Command Line Zip Handling

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
File compression, Powershell, Windows 10, Zip Files

Today I learned something I should've known years ago. PowerShell command line zip handling is simple and easy, thanks to the built-in 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

May 3, 2019  1:49 PM

19H1 Release Preview Bug Bites

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Troubleshooting, Windows 10, Windows Updates

I'm running the upcoming Release Preview here at Chez Tittel on a couple of PCs. On one of them -- the now-venerable Surface Pro 3 purchased in November 2014 -- I found myself bitten by an interesting but well-known bug this morning. I was trying to upgrade to Build 18362.30. It would download from...

May 1, 2019  10:34 AM

MS Valuation Hits Trillion Dollar Mark

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Stock market, Windows 10

On April 30, the trading day ended with Microsoft's valuation above US$1 Trillion, at $130.60 per share. According to MarketWatch, this makes "Microsoft the second U.S. company to hit the...

April 26, 2019  11:42 AM

Web-based vs Offline DotNET 4.8 Installers

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
.NET, Windows 10, Windows Updates

When I learned  that MS released a new version of the .NET Framework , I saw both web-based and offline installers. "Hmmm," thought I to myself, "I've never used a Web-based installer for Win10 OS components. Let's give it a try!" The difference between web-based vs offline DotNET 4.8 installers...

April 24, 2019  12:09 PM

Win10 Minimum Hardware Requirements Get Interesting

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
CPU, Windows 10

Yesterday brought me an interesting item in the TenForums Windows 10 News forum. Tantalizingly, it's entitled "

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