Stop hurting yourself by: Not updating the drivers and firmware in Windows and Windows Server.

  Applies to: Windows 10 1803 (tbd, codename RS4) Windows 10 1709 (Fall Creators update, codename RS3) Windows 10 1703 (Creators update, codename RS2) Windows 10 1607 (Anniversary update, codename RS1) / Windows Server 2016 (codename RS1) Windows 10 1511 (November update, codename TH2) Windows 10 1507 (RTM, codename TH1) Windows 8.1/Windows 2012 R2 Windows…

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Stop hurting yourself by: Not applying the non-security updates for Windows and Windows Server.

Applies to: Windows 8.1/Windows 2012 R2 Windows 8/Windows 2012 Windows 7 SP1/Windows 2008 R2 SP1 Windows Vista/Windows 2008   Does not apply to: Windows 10 1803 ((tbd)) Windows 10 1709 (Fall Creators update) Windows 10 1703 (Creators update) Windows 10 1607 (Anniversary update) / Windows Server 2016 Windows 10 1511 (November update) Windows 10 1507…

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Windows 10 v1607 – DualScan behavior when "Do not allow update deferral policies to cause scans against Windows Update" is set.

Applies to: Windows 10 1803 ((tbd)) Windows 10 1709 (Fall Creators update) Windows 10 1703 (Creators update) Windows 10 1607 (Anniversary update) / Windows Server 2016   Does not apply to: Windows 10 1511 (November update) Windows 10 1507 (RTM)   While I was in Oxnard, California. the following topic came up.   Before you…

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Windows 10: Using CopyProfile for the “Start Menu” has been deprecated.

Applies to: Windows 10 1803 ((tbd)) Windows 10 1709 (Fall Creators update) Windows 10 1703 (Creators update) Windows 10 1607 (Anniversary update) / Windows Server 2016 Windows 10 1511 (November update) Windows 10 1507 (RTM) [Problem description] Start Menu does not work at all. Start Menu (and cortana) will become unresponsive, leaving users without a…

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Stop hurting yourself by: Disabling IPv6, why do you really do it?

Applies to: Windows 10/ 2016 Windows 8.1/ 2012 R2 Windows 8 / 2012 Windows 7 SP1/ 2008 R2 Problem description: ============== Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Failover Cluster (but this would apply to any modern Windows and Windows Server) Randomly, name resolution fail.  The issue just started recently. The Windows based systems are getting an IPv6…

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How to collect a good boot and logon trace on Windows 10 or Windows Server 2016 using WPR.

Applies to: After installing the Windows 10 ADK or Windows 10 SDK: Windows Server 1709 (codename RS3) Windows 10 1709 (Fall Creators update, codename RS3) Windows 10 1703 (Creators update, codename RS2) Windows Server 2016 (codename RS1) Windows 10 1607 (Anniversary update, codename RS1) Windows 10 1511 (November update, codename TH2) Windows 10 1507 (RTM,…

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[Cross-Post] Automated (PoSh) – Removing WMI Queries from GPMC

My peer Lee Stevens has the following new blog post that you all might be interested in: PS without BS: Removing WMI Queries from GPMC https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/leesteve/2018/02/05/ps-without-bs-removing-wmi-queries-from-gpmc/ From St. Louis, MO., Yong

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[Cross-Post] Bitlocker: ‘Add your logo to MBAM Helpdesk and SelfService’ by Imad Balute (Technology Professional).

Hello everyone, Imad Balute (Technology Professional). started his own personal Technet blog post. Check it out at: Add your logo to MBAM Helpdesk and SelfService https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/ibalute/2018/01/27/add-your-logo-to-mbam-helpdesk-and-selfservice/ Applies to: Windows Server 2016 with Bitlocker Windows 10 with Bitlocker Windows 2012 R2 with Bitlocker Windows 8.1 with Bitlocker Windows 2012 with Bitlocker Windows 8 with Bitlocker Windows…

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