App Compat references for Windows 10

Applies to Windows 10.   Hi all,   For those of you (IT Pro’s) moving/upgrading from Windows 7/8/8.1 to Windows 10.   For the most part, applications that work on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 work on Windows 10. The exceptions are going to be, applications that have a Kernel driver or Filter driver such…

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The Managed-code Debugging Extension (MEX) is now publicly available for download.

I’m excited to announce that our peers from https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/ntdebugging/ have released a new debugger extension to make your life easier when troubleshooting the hardest (Level 400-500) issues.   The Managed-code Debugging Extension (MEX) is now publicly available for download. MEX Debugging Extension for WinDbg https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=53304&WT.mc_id=rss_allproducts_windows Download Mex.exe, and put it in c:\temp Double click on…

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Microsoft Tech Talk: What’s New in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 5

Join me (Yong) for what’s new in Windows Server vNext (2016) Technical Preview 5 with the RTM/RTW around the corner.   What?  Microsoft Tech Talk formerly known as PFE DaysWhen? Thursday, August 4, 2016Time? 6:00 PM-8:30 PMWhere? Microsoft San DiegoAddress? 9255 Towne Centre Dr , San Diego, CA., U.S.A.Floor? 4th Floor Room? MPR Room Meeting…

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“Enterprise” Convenience Rollup Update II (2) for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

  Updated May 22nd, 2016.   If you have seen the list of all the hotfixes (non-security updates) post Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 on this list: Links to post SP1 hotfixes for Windows 7 Service Pack 1https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/yongrhee/2012/02/19/links-to-post-sp1-hotfixes-for-windows-7-service-pack-1/ There is good news by the Windows Product Group (PG) The…

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PFE Days: Active Directory Features in Windows Server 2016 TP4–Irvine, CA. and San Diego, CA. featuring Jesus Dougan

  Hi all,   My colleague Jesus Dougan will be going over “Active Directory” features in “Windows Server 2016” Technical Preview 4 (TP4).   PFE Days – Active Directory Features in Windows Server 2016 TP4 – Jesus Dougan When?  Wednesday, April 13, 2016What time? 6:00 PM- 8:30 PM PacificWhere?  Microsoft Irvine 3 Park Plaza, Irvine,…

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PFE Days: Microsoft Irvine office: Thursday, March 24th, 2016: Vital Signs Express featuring the CLUE.

Hi all, If you guys are in the Irvine, Orange County area, stop by for 2-3 hours of automating the Windows client and server performance troubleshooting using CLUE. • Have you been manually setting up Perfmon/PAL and Windows Performance Toolkit (WPT a.k.a. WPA/Xperf) to troubleshoot performance issues? • Have you been automating data analysis using…

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Download: Windows 10 Nov. 2015 update (version 1511) Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK)

Applies to: Windows 10 November 2015 update (a.k.a. version 1511 or build version 10.0.10586 or codename Threshold2 (TH2))   Before you get started, be aware of: “At this time, we do not recommend that Configuration Manager customers use the 1511 version of the Windows 10 ADK” Source: Issue with the Windows ADK for Windows 10,…

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Windows 10 Nov 2015 (TH2): Group Policy .admx templates

Applies to: Windows 10 Nov. 2015 (a.k.a. codename TH2)   Administrative Templates (.admx) for Windows 10 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=48257

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