Tip of the Day: Great Blog on Windows 10 Update Servicing Cadence

Today’s tip… This blog covers the following topics: Monthly quality updates Simplicity and predictability of B release updates Agility of out of band releases Transparency for testing in advance History of Patch Tuesday  Reference: Windows 10 update servicing cadence” – https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Windows-IT-Pro-Blog/Windows-10-update-servicing-cadence/ba-p/222376


Tip of the Day: Windows Server 2008 SP2 Servicing Changes

Today’s tip… Just over a year away from the end of support for Windows Server 2008 SP2!   Make sure that you are aware of the changes coming this month.   Latest update on the blog dated 8/31/2018:   “To help ensure a quality release, we will now start the rollup model on Update Tuesday…


Tip of the Day: Mute that tab!

Today’s tip… Have you ever had a bunch of tabs open in Edge, switching back and forth between them, and then all of the sudden an advertisement starts. You have to find the right tab and then find the mute button to stop it? There’s faster way to “shut down that sound”. New in Windows…


Tip of the Day: Emoji Panel Overhaul

Today’s tip… In the Windows 10 April 2018 Update, you may have noticed that the Emoji Panel: Included support for more languages, in more than 190 locales 151 of which have tooltip support when you hover over an emoji Has the ability to insert multiple emojis Will stay open until you close it or press…


Tip of the Day: Subscribe to Support Content Updates

Today’s tip… RSS feeds to get the latest support content for Microsoft products that you want information about. Here’s how to do subscribe: Choose the product from the “Support content updates” link below. 2. Click on the Generate Feed button.  3. Copy the URL that pops up. 4. Launch Outlook 2016 (or any other feed…


Tip of the Day: AzureSavesMoney PowerShell Module

Today’s tip… Clean up old and unused resources in Azure. Reports on the following resource types: Report on the following resource types: Unused Network Interfaces Unused Network Security Groups Unused Public IP addresses Empty Resource Groups Old Resource Group Deployments Classic Alerts on resource no longer available Log Alerts on resource no longer available Unused…


Tip of the Day: How to Effectively Search for Microsoft Content

Today’s tip… Ever notice that when you search for content, your searches come back with a great deal of third party links? Take this search for “Customize Start Menu Windows 10” as an example. Here’s what you get. Now try it this way, and notice the difference!


Tip of the Day: MDOP July 2018 Servicing Release is live!

Today’s tip…   The July 2018 MDOP servicing release is available for download. This contains a hotfix package for MBAM 2.5 SP1. All bug and hotfix information can be found on the link listed below.   But here’s a sneak preview for the MBAM fans! Issues fixed in this update: Addresses an issue in which…


Tip of the Day: A Legend Reborn

Today’s tip… I stumbled across this blog and wanted to share it. Should be pretty interesting no matter when you were born or what you were doing twenty-two years ago.   The Microsoft IntelliMouse was originally released in 1996. Everyone loved its design: asymmetric form, sculpted buttons and <gasp> finger rests! The IntelliMouse continued to…


Tip of the Day: Defrag Tools Videos

Today’s tip… Were you aware of these videos? I wasn’t until today! Check them out! Here are two of my current favorites: “Defrag Tools #192 – Windows Update and Windows Upgrade” – https://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/Defrag-Tools/Defrag-Tools-192-Windows-Update-and-Windows-Upgrade “Defrag Tools #193 – Windows Upgrade Logs” – https://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/Defrag-Tools/Defrag-Tools-193-Windows-Upgrade-Logs   Check out the other great Defrag Tools videos available on Channel9: https://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/Defrag-Tools.