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March 12, 2018
If you know how to interrogate the right Insider Preview release, it confirms that 1803 equals Spring Creators Update. Here's how to check for yourself.
December 29, 2017
As Dickens said: "It was the best of times; it was the worst of times." Windows 10 for 2017 was surely a mixed bag.
October 31, 2017
Microsoft's Project Honolulu puts the GUI back in the spotlight for systems administrators who felt left behind by the company's focus on advanced initiatives.
September 21, 2017
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Standard Windows and Linux command-line utilities oftentimes have niche, yet important functionality not available in GUI tools that require IT workers to make custom workflows. Continue Reading
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The influence of containerized applications could sway Microsoft to introduce more far-reaching refinements to Windows Server and reduce the OS to the bare necessities. Continue Reading
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Enterprises should learn from a Microsoft Azure AD Connect vulnerability that cloud security requires a hands-on approach. Expert Rob Shapland takes a closer look at the flaw. Continue Reading
PowerShell Core 6.0 -- the open-source, cross-platform version of Windows PowerShell -- does not have all the features that longtime PowerShell users may be looking for. Last month's official ... Continue Reading
The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update took Windows 10 security up a notch by adding advanced features to Windows Defender, including Application Guard and Exploit Guard. Continue Reading
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If you carefully check current Win10 for in-place upgrade repair, you'll be able to choose and download the proper ISO to attempt such repairs every time, without fail. Continue Reading
It's easy to manage external media from PowerShell. It's worth noting, however, that the command syntax varies depending on whether you're referencing an IDE or SCSI drive. Continue Reading
PowerShell commands save time and enable admins to migrate multiple VMs outside a Hyper-V failover cluster from one host to another, as well as VMs inside the cluster between nodes. Continue Reading
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A report from CrowdStrike highlights the growth of malware-less attacks using certain command-line tools. Learn how to handle these growing attacks with Matt Pascucci. Continue Reading
Use the Get-EventLog PowerShell cmdlet with the desired parameters to retrieve a Hyper-V event log. This command gets errors and warnings and exports them as a CSV file. Continue Reading
Those who try, and fail, to install KB4058258 should try this simple recipe for a KB4058258 install fail fix. It takes a little while but works pretty well. Continue Reading