Black Holes, Time Travel and Windows 8.1 OneDrive Sync

  If you are seeing this error, never fear.  Your computer files haven’t fallen through a black hole, or travelled back in time… and OneDrive Sync is probably working just fine.  Time in relationship to Computers, Devices, Operating Systems, etc all began on January 1st 1970.  January 1st 1970  is considered the Epoch Time, and…

1

Patching Office 365 with Configuration Manager 2012! or “How I learned to stop worrying and love the Click2rclient!”

  Recently I was pulled into a customer engagement, where the customer had recently deployed Office 365 for their users.  While they loved the benefits of O365, they couldn’t quite get their head around allowing O365 to update on its own when a user launched Office, and a new update was available. Their goal then,…

14

Where’s my Windows Phone 8.1 update? (blog Update #4) Available Now!

8/4/2014 10am – Windows Phone 8.1 Update Cyan on my daughter’s non-Developer Preview Lumia 520. —————————————————————————— 8/4/2014 8AM -  Update #4 – Nokia has yet to update their Update Release page HERE , but as of 8am EST the Windows Phone 8.1 Update (Cyan) is available and OTA on ATT. This is currently installing on…

4

Bing, Google, the 'Internet of Things’ and the Turing Test

Last week headlines exploded on every device I own “Computer passes the Turing Test”.  If by some chance you missed this so-called Technological Milestone, you can read about it here Computer passes Turing Test. I, for one, am entirely skeptical.  Alan Turing (for whom the Turing test is named) posited in 1950 that determining if…

1

Want all the Windows Update Security Updates in an easy to use, downloadable ISO?

A customer recently complained to me “I wish I could get all the Security Updates on DVD instead of thru the WSUS catalog or Windows Update!” I like requests like that one, because I get to have an easy answer, that immediately fills the customers request\need. You can get all the Monthly Security Update Releases…

14

Help! My Live Tiles aren’t Working!

“Hey!” the e-mail began. “My Live Tiles aren’t Working!  They are stuck!  Help!” ‘Hey!’ I thought.  ‘I know how to fix that!’ One of the coolest features of Windows 8.1 is Live Tiles.  Live Tiles update frequently with the information you care most about, whether it is Weather, News, Sports, Technology, or just your friends…

25