How to Troubleshoot Miracast When Using Windows 10

If you’re reading this blog post than you probably don’t need me to tell you how handy it is to have Miracast. I love being able to watch movies from my laptop when travelling! Before getting started, however, I had some issues getting it setup, so in this post I’ll...

Ten is the Answer!

One day as I walked back into my office after a meeting, I was told by Andrew, our intern, “Ten is the answer!” Immediately, I had a flash-back to The Tonight Show and Johnny Carson’s character, Carnac the Magnificent. I waited for Andrew to tell me the question....

Windows Experience Index in Windows 10

I love Windows Experience Index and I was truly sad to see that Microsoft removed it from Windows 8.1. Why did I love it? Well, ask any techy, we get asked by friends and family all the time, “What computer should I buy?” As an Enterprise Mobility MVP, I’m not what...

Edgy about Windows 10 Edge!

I’m really starting to “dislike” the Windows 10 Edge browser. Recently I made the mistake of upgrading to Windows 10 during a busy week. As part of the process, Windows 10 overwrote a TON of my default settings and replaced them with Edge as the default program. I...

Creating a Standalone VHD

I recently had the need to backup some files before upgrading a system to Windows 10. These files were going to be stored off-site and needed a place reside. What better way than to use a virtual hard disk to store them. Instead of making the VHD on a server, I knew I...

Are You Watching the Clock?

There’s a new stopwatch feature in Windows 10 and I love it! I was doing some performance testing and I needed to know how long a particular task took. In Windows 7, I would have clicked the time icon in the system tray, recorded the time, performed my task, recorded...