Erik Moreau

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Best Practice Analyser – ‘Warning’ Short file name creation should be disabled – Configuration

Disabling Short filename Creation frees up performance for other file server tasks This will stop NTFSfrom generating the 8 char filename alias for all files (only required for very old software) Example: Query the current state for the setting: To disable the function, change the following registry value & reboot the system HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem NtfsDisable8dot3NameCreation Set …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25169

Hi all, last Thursday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25169 to the Dev Channel. Multi-App Kiosk Mode is here, long awaited feature in 11 The Taskbar icon overflow that in the builds since last week is a very nice feature What’s new Multi-App Kiosk Mode Multi-app kiosk mode is a lockdown feature for Windows …

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Microsoft Endpoint Manager Insiders community

This month’s Tech Community Live: Endpoint Manager! (July 21, 2022) Revealed something new, the MEM Insiders community. If you’re interested in more opportunities to talk about Microsoft Endpoint Manager, get the new stuff at the earliest & be able to give your feedback early, this is the place to go. I’ve already signed up & …

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Bug Bash Quests for the Beta Channel

Bug Bashing on the #Windows11 Beta Channel – join me in testing & sending feedback available July 20th to 25th (PDT) #WindowsInsiders #WIMVP #WIMVPBenelux @aavdberg @JamesvandenBerg @windowsinsider @JenMsft @NorthFaceHiker @brandonleblanc @amanda_lango 🪲🔨🎉🎊😎 pic.twitter.com/dOwo6IMzal — Erik Moreau #WIMVP #MODERNDESKTOP 🇧🇪 (@ErikMoreau) July 23, 2022

Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25163

Hi all, Last Wednesday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25163 to the Dev Channel. Upgrades went smooth a fast here, the taskbar overflow needed an extra reboot before it appeared so if you want to test it, after upgrade do an extra reboot to trigger it. Taskbar overflow is very nice, this was a missing …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25158

Hi all, Last Wednesday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25158 to the Dev Channel. I installed it on my main device while on free wireless hotspot during a week off with the kids, it went surprisingly fast & smooth The new search experience in the taskbar looks nice! What’s new Notification badging for Widgets We’re …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25151

Hi all, Last Wednesday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25151 to the Dev Channel. Surface Book 3 has an issue (since 25141) resuming from standby, it gets stuck on a black screen with no way out but long press the power button. (Feedback Hub: https://aka.ms/AAhdr7f) A new Quest has landed in the Feedback Hub, …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25145

Hi all, last Wednesday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25145 to the Dev Channel. LAPS (Local Amin Password Solution) is now part of Windows 11, with new GPO’s no longer need to install the Laps agent All smooth upgrades here, Happy upgrading! What’s new in Build 25145 Narrator Braille Driver Solution Braille devices will continue …

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Retrieve Oem bios Windows License key (uefi)

Did a clean install on a device & Windows did not pick up the bios activation key? no 3rd party tools required, these commands will retrieve the key for you Run this in PowerShell (Elevated) to retrieve the key Retrieve & install: (run in elevated prompt)

Windows 11 Release Health Videos

The Windows 11 release health page found here: Windows 11 Updates Has this great new feature, every month the Patch-Tuesday update changes are neatly bundled with a video explaining what’s fixed & what’s new in this month’s updates and even some tips! Making them easier to understand even for less tech savvy end-users. Here’s the …

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