I was recently reminded that my WSUS server is no longer available on the network. The Windows 8.1 tablet couldnt find it and as a result couldnt update to Windows 10. This is how I reset WSUS settings on the tablet and used Windows Update for the future.
If youre used to renaming files at the command prompt you might be surprised to discover that to rename files with PowerShell requires a few more keystrokes.
There are tools such as Solarwinds V2V that convert from one virtual disk format to another. However I wanted to see if it was possible to convert disk formats with PowerShell. You can do it. With Microsoft tools. But unfortunately not directly.
In their Surface Pro 3 October firmware update Microsoft have provided support for the new Surface Pro 4 Type Cover. Many people are ditching their Surface Pro 3 type covers in favour of the new one released with Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4 last month. But if you are outside of the US, beware.
If you have a Surface 3 you will be receiving a new firmware update from today to help improve the stability of mobile broadband.
As I tweeted about yesterday, Microsoft have released a new firmware update for the Surface Pro 3 which improves power usage when an SD card is being used.
I came across an interesting script on Reddit /r/PowerShell recently. It was an answer to a request for a remote disk clean script that could run across a network. Looking at the code I decided the script could do with a little tidy up and rewrite.
In this post I show you how to create a Windows 10 bootable USB flash drive for UEFI. The instructions equally apply to Windows 8.1, 8, 7 or even Vista but not XP as it does not allow creating UEFI boot disks.
If you have a Surface Pro 3 you will be receiving a new update> today to help improve the performance and stability of the Intel HD Graphics 5000 adapter under Windows 10
The Windows Update Utility, wuauclt.exe, documentation from Microsoft is more than a little sparse. The utility comes with no help switch, status or output when it is used. This is a utility I’ve bumped heads with a lot in the past so I’ve put together this post to hold the information I’ve found.