Posts under Windows category

Power Plans in Windows 10. Which one should you use and when?

Windows 10/8/7 has three main power plans. They are – High Performance, Balanced and Power saver. Each Power Plan has different settings and is meant for varying situations and target different uses. Switching between the plans offers trade-offs between Performance […]

Microsoft Windows Desktop Licensing – Details, FAQ, Information

As an MVP, I would like to take this opportunity to share some guidelines on acquiring Windows Desktop Licenses which will help protect you and your organization from piracy/usage of unlicensed software, and the associated risks. Windows Desktop Licensing 1. […]

Wireless Capability turned off in Windows 10/8/7

Many times, while connecting to a wireless device it is not shown in Windows as a list of available devices. In fact, the status of Network and sharing center in the Notification Area shows it to be disabled. While troubleshooting, […]

How to achieve a Steady State in Windows 7

Windows SteadyState is a useful tool for shared-computer access; however, it supports 32-bit versions of Windows XP and Windows Vista only. It does not support Windows 7. It helps defend shared computers from unauthorized changes and restricts users from changing […]

P2V Migration for Software Assurance

Even for the most skilled IT shops with resources to work through compatibility challenges, there can often be a few users that effectively block roll-outs to entire sites or larger numbers of users. Providing the option for users to retain […]