Tag: Windows 10

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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Splitting Audio from a Video File – ClipChamp

Need to split audio from a video file or just remove the sound track? This has become quite easy with the new inbox Windows 11 app ‘Clipchamp – Video editor’ If the app has not landed on your device yet or was removed, you can grab it in the Microsoft Store > here < lots …

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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)

Have you really turned it off and on again?

Yes it’s the all time classic answer calling Helpdesk, but things have changed since Windows has Fast Startup enabled by default. This happened with the release of Windows 8.x, before then a simple restart was equal to turning it of and on again. Users will tell you they already restarted the device & the issue …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25120

Hello all, last Wednesday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25120 to the Dev Channel. Upgrades went smooth here, If you use reset this pc on 25115 or 25120 after the reset the Windows Security app is missing https://aka.ms/AAgyq8g Changes and Improvements [General] As described in our in our blog post here, Windows Insiders who use …

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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 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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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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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22593

Hi all, last Wednesday after a week with no build, Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22593 to the Dev and Beta Channels. Sooth upgrades here, the older hardware seemed to get stuck at 86% with the spinning circle forzen for a while but just waiting for a bit turned out fine. I’ve been actively testing …

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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22579

Hi all, last Friday Microsoft released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22579 to the Dev Channel. What’s new in Build 22579 Exclude USB removable drives from encryption We are introducing a new policy so that IT administrators can exclude USB removable drives from BitLocker encryption. This will solve the problem of automatic or accidental encryption of …

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