Does your win 8.1 /2012 R2/win10 logon hang after a password change?

Hi, Linda Taylor here, Senior Escalation Engineer from the Directory Services team in the UK. I have been working on this issue which seems to be affecting many of you globally on windows 8.1, 2012 R2 and windows 10, so I thought it would be a good idea to explain the issue and workarounds while…


Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) Implementation Hints and Security Nerd Commentary (including mini threat model)

Hi, Jessica Paynefrom Microsoft Enterprise Cybersecurity Group's Global Incident Response and Recovery team guest starring on the Platforms PFE blog today. Credential theft is a major problem in the security landscape today. Matching local administrator passwords in an environment often contribute to that problem and are a popular target for bad guys. Far more than…


Display Scaling in Windows 10

Hope everyone is having a good day. Today, we have a guest among us. Steve Wright is a Senior Program Manager in the Developer Platform Group. He is authoring this blog regarding scaling in Windows 10 with how it works and how users will benefit from…(read more)


Top Support Solutions for Windows 10

These are the top Microsoft Support solutions for the most common issues experienced when using Windows 10. 1. Solutions related to the installation or upgrade to Windows 10 with free upgrade offer : Windows 10 FAQ Help with upgrading to Windows 10 Compatibility Report for Windows 10: FAQ How to manage Windows 10 notification and…


Setting up Data Recovery Agent for Bitlocker

You might have already read on TechNet and one of the other AskCore Blogs on how to setup Data Recovery Agent (DRA) for BitLocker. However, how do you request a certificate from internal Certificate Authority (AD CS) to enable Data Recovery Agent (DRA…(read more)