Tag: Windows

Updated ‘This PC’ Namespace Item Creation Tool v1.5

Updated ‘This PC’ Namespace Item Creation Tool v1.5

Today, we have an update to the utility introduced in the previous article Creating ‘This PC’ Namespace Items.  If you haven’t yet read it, it ... Read More

Creating ‘This PC’ Namespace Items — New Utility

Creating ‘This PC’ Namespace Items — New Utility

Another fantastic utility by Jacques Bensimon! Citrix veterans will remember the days when redirected client drives only appeared in “My Computer” when they were mapped ... Read More

How to Fix WiFi interference with WiFi Analyzer

How to Fix WiFi interference with WiFi Analyzer

If you have a Smart Home, access to reliable power and reliable internet are critical to the reliability of your IOT devices.  I’ve discussed and ... Read More

Windows 10 Start Menu Behavior Rationalized

Windows 10 Start Menu Behavior Rationalized

Buckle up for another Master Class from Jacques Bensimon.  Some deep dives into the Windows Start Menu behavior and some great tips on how to ... Read More

A Brief History of User Profiles …and an Idea for Microsoft!

A Brief History of User Profiles …and an Idea for Microsoft!

Here is a great piece written by Jacques Bensimon.  Before getting into it, let me stress that this is not a survey of all available ... Read More

How to enable JIT (Just in Time) VM Access in Microsoft Azure

How to enable JIT (Just in Time) VM Access in Microsoft Azure

If you have Virtual Machines running on the Internet with Public IPs, you should know they are exposed to attacks from evil-doers.  If you have ... Read More

Controlling Windows Explorer’s Thread Count (new utility)

Controlling Windows Explorer’s Thread Count (new utility)

Jacques Bensimon sent over this new IPM tool.  Enjoy! As you may be able to tell from this old Classic Shell review, I’m no fan ... Read More

Upgrading VMware vCenter 6.0 appliance with a Windows based Update Manager option

Upgrading VMware vCenter 6.0 appliance with a Windows based Update Manager option

I ran into an interesting situation the other day.  When vSphere 6.0 was the hot new product out there, I had converted a client of ... Read More

How to add "Classic" Sticky Notes back to Windows 10

How to add "Classic" Sticky Notes back to Windows 10

Here’s a quick tip from Jacques who has a soft spot for the oldies. ;)For those of you who haven’t been involved in any Windows ... Read More

How to install Windows 10 1809 “Features On Demand” Without Internet Access

How to install Windows 10 1809 “Features On Demand” Without Internet Access

As it involves quick reflexes and hand-eye coordination, this post may qualify as Jacques Bensimon’s weirdest ever.  You be the judge:I recently started creating a ... Read More