Category: ITPro – Dojo

Why Every IT Pro Should Be Flighting Insider Builds of Windows

The Windows Insider Program offers a great way to preview the latest features and updates of Windows before they are released to the general public. As an IT professional, you can benefit from testing insider builds of Windows in several ways: Flighting insider builds of Windows can offer numerous advantages to IT professionals. However, it’s …

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Sudo for Windows

Sudo for Windows is a new feature that was introduced in Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 26052. It allows users to run elevated commands directly from an unelevated console session, similar to how sudo works on other operating systems. Sudo for Windows is an ergonomic and familiar solution for users who want to elevate a …

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How to Use Task Manager in Windows 11: 7 Tips and Tricks

Task Manager is a handy utility that comes with Windows 11. It allows you to see how your system and apps are performing, and gives you the ability to manage them. You can use Task Manager to monitor your CPU, memory, disk, and network usage, view and end processes, start and stop services, and more. …

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Windows Clipboard History

One of the coolest features of Windows 11 is the clipboard history. This allows you to access and paste multiple items that you have copied before, without losing them. You can also pin items that you use frequently, such as your email address or phone number, and synchronize them across your devices. Here’s how to …

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How to use Microsoft Assessments to improve your cloud adoption

Are you looking for a way to assess your cloud readiness and optimize your Azure solutions? Do you want to get tailored feedback and best practices from Microsoft experts? If so, you should check out Microsoft Assessments, a free online platform that helps you evaluate your business strategies and workloads on Microsoft Learn. Microsoft Assessments …

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CTRL key Tips in Task Manager

Here are 3 Task Manager hidden features that might come in handy: Stopping task manager from refreshing One of the features of the Windows Task Manager is that it automatically refreshes the data every few seconds. This can be useful for monitoring the performance and activity of your system, but sometimes you may want to …

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Easy way to access your UEFI bios from Windows 10/11

Accessing the bios of a device has become quite challenging on a lot of devices, the time it takes to start loading Windows from power down ha sbecome so short it’s quite possible you are no longer able to quickly pres the right key on the keyboard to skip to the bios. One option is …

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Retreive & install oem bios Windows License key

Having trouble with your Windows activation on an OEM device? You might be able to fix it by retrieving the key from the bios. Run this in Powershell (Elevated) If your device came with a license this command will show the key (looks like this: XXXXX-XXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX) Next you’ll want to check if Windows was installed …

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New Windows Build not showing up?

Running the previous build of Windows 11 or Windows 10 and the new build is not showing up for you? Checked updates in setting with no new build available? This might be due to policies set on your device trough Group policies or Intune set by you company admin. If those are not interfering with …

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Deleted shortcuts by Attack Surface Reduction rule

Yesterday, January 13th an unintentional impact was triggered by a pattern update (1.381.2140.0) to users that had the ASR rule “Block Win32 API calls from Office macro” set to block mode. The impact was hard to miss, shortcuts pinned to taskbar & in the start menu went missing. The best thing to do was change …

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