Erik Moreau

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Advanced Wi-Fi troubleshooting in Windows (Wlan-Report)

Users having network connection issues are no fun, wired troubleshooting is mostly straight forward. Wireless connections however can be an bigger challenge… 1st thing to do usually is checking for driver updates for the adapter so far easy. Users having issue sometimes & usually not when you’re at the device to help them can be …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25115

Hi all, last Wednesday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25115 to the Dev Channel. This is the 1st release where Dev Channel marches into the 25xxx build numbers lots of new stuff to be expected in the coming builds Make sure you’re on the Dev channel & got your Windows Insider account linked, a couple …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22621

Hi all, Last Wednesday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22621 to the Beta Channel. TL;DR We are releasing ISOs for this build – they can be downloaded here. This build includes a small set of fixes that will improve the overall experience for Windows Insiders on their devices. Changes and Improvements [General] [REMINDER] The build watermark at …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22616

Hi all, last Thursday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22616 to the Dev and Beta Channels. Quick & smooth upgrades here, Smart App Control still triggers some messages during the upgrade but didn’t seem to break the upgrade or disable any devices post upgrade. Changes and Improvements [General] [REMINDER] The build watermark at the lower right-hand …

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Keeping your Sysinternals Tools up 2 date

Sysinternals Tools are the must have toolset for any IT-Pro keeping them up2date got a lot easier on Windows 10 and 11 since they were added to the Windows Store: https://www.microsoft.com/store/productId/9P7KNL5RWT25 The entire suite always up to date & at your fingertips: Great for local use, if you want to take the files to another …

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Catching Malware Like Pro – Part 2

In part 1 I wrote about the use of multiple engines at once for 1 file, now let’s see how to quickly check a device for malware using the same technology. The VirusTotal service has an api interface & can be used scripted. Sysinternals a must have toolset for every ITPro has integrated the service …

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Catching Malware Like Pro – Part 1

Most IT-Pro’s I talk to on this topic have the same answer when it comes to catching a possible virus on a machine. Important steps to take: Remove the device from the corp network Scan the device with the ‘favorite’ antivirus product If the step above fails to find it, use another antivirus/antimalware product ….. …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22610

Hi all, last Friday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22610 to the Dev and Beta Channels. The watermark on the desktop is gone, looks like this build is nearing completion, After waiting 2 weeks for a new build this one flees very smooth & fast Ongoing testing of Smart App Control shows possible installed …

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Windows Insider Webcast April 2022

Windows Insiders, join us for the LIVE Webcast Tuesday, April 26, at 10am Pacific Time / 5pm UTC. We’ll talk about Windows Task Manager and discuss recent Windows Insider Preview Builds. https://t.co/IyUn0lFO0x #WIPWebcast pic.twitter.com/VThkJgODwm — Windows Insider Program (@windowsinsider) April 25, 2022 > Download Reminder <

Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22598

Hi all, Last Wednesday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22598 to the Dev and Beta Channels. New ISO’s have been released for this build at https://aka.ms/wipiso Upgrades went fine here, a few devices showed overlapping taskbar icons with the systray after undocking Ongoing testing of Smart App Control results in multiple devices not working after …

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