windows 10 battery report

How many times have you used a computer and wished you knew why the battery isn’t holding a charge or what is draining your battery (especially when it should be able to go into standby and not drain your battery between meetings or on your way home/overnight).  Wouldn’t it be great if Microsoft included a…


Windows 10 for Education Strategy Briefings

Tonight our son Sam begins his college journey with thousands of other students at Northern Illinois University.  He is a freshman and as opposed to a crazy move in day today, he has been living in his dorm a whole week participating in marching band camp.  Tonight we can march with him over to NIU’s Brigham stadium to celebrate…


windows update for windows 10

I’m about to install Hyper-V on the family desktop system and the Windows 10 updates are also keeping that system up to date.  It’s the only system that I have been running for over 6 years straight (the next longest is about 4 years old and will upgraded next week – dual boot between Windows…


day 2: the most complex upgrade yet…

Live and learn.  I began yesterday’s post with a brief summary of my Sony Vaio VPCL22SX 24” All in One touch screen (Windows 7 Home Premium – anytime upgraded to Windows 7 Professional – runs 3d Blu Rays, TV Tuner, Blu Ray writer, etc.) and that this being my most complex/involved system to upgrade.  It’s…


the most complex upgrade yet…

family computer – multiple accounts – years of memories – the kids do their homework on this – AND the OEM got out of the computer business.  This one might not complete, but we’ll see… I’ve backed up everything from this computer (if you care about it, back it up), so here goes nothing –…


windows to go – the windows 10 post

I found a great post on setting up Windows To Go with PowerShell.  http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/6991.windows-to-go-step-by-step.aspx#z6 – this information works but assumes that you only have the USB device attached to delete and create attached.  I wanted to take some additional steps to ensure you enumerate everything attached and then pick the appropriate drive: Get-Disk# this lists…

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