Windows Performance Jump Start

Do you want to improve performance for computers that are starting slowly? Do you need to diagnose and fix problems caused by resource-hogging apps? Would you like to learn about the tools used by Microsoft Global Business Support Premier Field Engineers when they need to make a CEO's computer run faster? Join us for a…


Windows 8.1: Common Myths Around Windows Modern Applications, Microsoft Accounts and Sideloading

The Windows Guy (PFE Milad Aslaner) is back with a new blog post around the biggest myths I see at the moment when talking with Microsoft Premier Customers around Windows Modern Apps in Windows 8.1. For those who remember I wrote something similar when we shipped Windows 8. Myth #1: I need a Microsoft Account…


The Windows XP journey ends soon. Are you ready for April 8, 2014?

It’s only 4 months until Windows XP becomes an ex parrot. PFE superstar Milad Aslaner walks us through some of the implications. April 8th 2014 will be a very important day for most enterprises. After that day Microsoft is ending the support for Windows XP Service Pack 3, the last supported version of Windows XP….


A Quick Look At System Center Advisor (SCA)

Summary:  Milad Aslaner, a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer based in Germany, gives us a quick peek at System Center Advisor (SCA), a freely available cloud-based service from Microsoft that enables you to assess your server configurations and proactively avoid problems. As you probably know by now, my passion is around reliability and performance. I just…


A Day In The Life: What does a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer do?

Summary: Because inquiring minds want to know, Milad Aslaner, a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer based in Germany, provides us some insight into what it’s like to be a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer. Enjoy! Those who follow my blog posts know that I’m truly in love in what I do. But what is it actually that I…


Why You Should Stop Using Login Scripts

Summary:  Milad Aslaner, a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer based in Germany, gives Login scripts a lashing and encourages us to move on to using Group Policy Preferences.  Enjoy! When I’m delivering Microsoft Premier Support Workshops like XPERF View on Windows Client Performance or Supporting Windows Client Effectively I usually ask my customers if there is…


What Is Bootckcl.etl and Why Does It Get Generated At Every Boot?

Summary:  Milad Aslaner, a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer based in Germany, walks us through a quick, easy, and built in way to explore boot time process and performance on your Windows machines.  Enjoy! Did you know that at each boot your Windows 7 machine generates a boot trace?  No?  I’m not surprised.  Most of the…


Computer Crash: How To Use manage-bde To Recover A Partially Decrypted Hard Drive

Summary:  Milad Aslaner, a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer based in Germany, walks us through a real-life scenario and lessons learned on how he managed to recover a hard drive that was partially decrypted.  Enjoy!   Recently a good friend of mine was decrypting the secondary hard drive of his laptop.  While decrypting, his computer crashed…