Windows 10

My Early Windows 10 Experiences

October 3, 2014 // 4 Comments

I took the plunge yesterday while preparing an Azure presentation – I performed an in-place upgrade of Windows 8.1 on my Toshiba KIRAbook to Windows 10. Initially I tried to do it via USB, but I’d not prepared a UEFI stick for the device (thanks for the tip Hans Vredevoort). I copied the [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 3 October 2014

October 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

The dust has settled a little bit after the craziness of the past few days. Here’s some regular news. Windows Server Windows Server Technical Preview – Storage Survival Guide: Links to articles, blogs, downloads. Microsoft Announces Windows Server and System Center Plans: Microsoft has started [...]

Enable CTRL Keys in Windows 10 Command Prompt

October 2, 2014 // 5 Comments

In case you didn’t know, you can use CTRL + V to paste into Windows 10. This is off by default. You can enable it: Open Command Prompt Open the properties of the command prompt (right-click the top left corner) Browse to the Experimental tab Check the box for Enable Experimental Console Features. [...]

Windows Server vNext Technical Preview is Available

October 1, 2014 // 4 Comments

You can see the features of the next version of Hyper-V (and related parts of Windows Server) here. I just checked and you can find: Windows Server (Standard) Technical Preview Windows Server Datacenter Technical Preview Hyper-V Server Technical Preview The Windows 10 technical previews are also [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 1 October 2014

October 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

There’s not all that much news to cover this morning. Oh … hold on … Hyper-V Hyper-V Virtual Switch Performance – Dynamic VMQ: A feature designed to provide optimal processor utilization across changing workload that was not possible with static processor allocation for VMQ as done [...]

Windows 10 Is The Next Version of Windows

September 30, 2014 // 3 Comments

There’s no Windows 9. It’s called Windows 10. I know there’s got to be a story behind this, probably one that we’ll never here, and probably related to a change in management, and possibly direction. Thank frak they did not call it “Windows” or “Windows One”, both of which were [...]
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