[Cross-Post] Project Honolulu has RTM’ed as “Windows Admin Center”

Applies To: Windows Server (Semi-Annual Channel) (i.e. Windows Server 1709) Windows Server 2016 Windows 10 Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2012 Project Honolulu has RTM’ed and it’s called “Windows Admin Center”. For details: Announcing Windows Admin Center: Our reimagined management experience https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/windowsserver/2018/04/12/announcing-windows-admin-center-our-reimagined-management-experience/ For info: Windows Admin Center https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/manage/windows-admin-center/overview Yong Keywords:  RSAT, Microsoft Management Console…

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Windows 10: New Tool: SetupDiag tool – Diagnose problems with Win7/Win8.1/Win10 to a Win10 upgrade

Applies to: Windows 7 SP1 to Windows 10 (‘all’ versions) Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 (‘all’ versions) Windows 10 (‘all’ versions) to Windows 10 (‘all’ versions) A new tool to diagnose problems with Win7/Win8.1/Win10 to a Win10 upgrade. SetupDiag tool release notes: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/deployment/upgrade/setupdiag#release-notes SetupDiag tool requirements: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/deployment/upgrade/setupdiag#requirements SetupDiag tool download location: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=870142 SetupDiag tool parameters…

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Windows 10: How to stop apps from re-launching after a reboot or shutdown?

Applies to: Windows 10, version 1803 Windows 10, version 1709 (Fall Creators Update) / Windows Server 1709 Does not apply to: Windows 10, version 1703 (Creators Update) Windows 10, version 1607 (Anniversary Update) / Windows Server 2016 Windows 10, version 1511 (November Update) Windows 10, version 1507 (RTM) Problem description: Logon re-launches all previously opened…

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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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