Windows 10

5 Useful Features that You Might Have Missed in Windows 10 Build 1803

While the 1803 build of Windows 10 has several new features, this post covers five features that I found particularly useful for day-to-day use. Be sure to comment below to share your favorite new feature! Timeline – a productivity tool that is going to save you hours over the next year. Timeline is basically your …

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Archive: New Hotfix: Fix for Slow SCCM Patching and Windows 10 Upgrades on Win7/2008 Clients

KB3102810 has been published by Microsoft to address two issues that are affecting Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 clients. First issue: Windows Updates run slower than usual when using SCCM for patch management. Second issue: When trying to deploy an in-place Windows 10 upgrade from Windows 7, svchost.exe takes 100% CPU utilization and the upgrade might …

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Two Commands to Repair Your Windows Installation

Here are two simple troubleshooting steps to try if your Windows installation has been corrupted or is not functioning properly. These commands work in Windows 8 and Windows 10. %windir%\system32\sfc.exe /scannow This command used with SFC.exe is a tool that will scan your system files for corruption and replace them with a cached version if necessary. …

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Automate Windows 10 In-Place Upgrades From the Command Line

I recently had a scenario with a client that had no Configuration Manager infrastructure, used Intune to manage workstations, had trouble configuring MDT to support Windows 10 upgrades (there are still several known issues with MDT & Windows 10), but still needed to automate deployment of Windows 10 to end users. Since the Windows 10 …

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How to Upgrade to the Windows 10 ADK for Win10 Deployment in SCCM

This is a quick guide to go through the steps of upgrading your Windows ADK installation to the latest version – the Windows 10 ADK. The Windows ADK is a required component for the installation of System Center Configuration Manager but it needs to be upgraded from time to time to support the deployment of newer versions of …

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