Author: shauncassells

Where’s Shaun?

Hi all, I know I have been quiet recently. I have a pretty good series of reasons.  Business has been super up tempo (happens when you have great solutions that work technically and not just venture capital marketing), I was promoted to a Principal (not Principle) with a territory of Most of US (excluding the

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Windows 1809 (17763) is released on 20181002

Windows 1809 was released today during the Microsoft Surface hardware announcement today.  Lots of progressive updates. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-insider/flight-hub/ I will be posting more about 1809 features in the near future. The most interesting note for me is that enterprises now have a 30 month window of support for fall releases.  Yes, 30 months! Enjoy downloading today!

FIX: “Hyper-V encountered an error trying to access an object on computer ‘localhost’ because the object was not found. The object might have been deleted. Verify that the Virtual Machine Management service on the computer is running. If the service is running, try to perform the task again by using Run as Administrator.”

Opened up Hyper-V today and all of my VMs where missing… umm what? So I tried to connect to a server (button far right) POPUP ERROR   Error Text “Hyper-V encountered an error trying to access an object on computer ‘localhost’ because the object was not found. The object might have been deleted. Verify that

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Workaround: Road Warrior Long logon / logoff times / Guest WIFI portal missing – What is causing them and a quick work around

I travel for work… a lot.  Which means I am connecting to a lot of WIFI networks.  Yes, I know security issues but hey I have to get work done no matter where I am. Issue: Long logon / Logoff and Guest WIFI redirects failing Recently, I was experiencing extraordinarily long Logon and Logoff times. 

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Windows as a Service and 1803 Update – Will it continue have a marketing name?

I have been enjoying the constant name ruminations around Windows 10 1803 update.  The names I have seen flying around are getting hilarious. TL;DR – There is NO offical name of the Windows 10 1803 release.   This doesn’t mean there won’t be one… just not one yet. Previous Names for 1803 Feature update to Windows

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Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and SPG loyalty programs are merging – Good, Bad, How can I take advantage?

Lots of news and articles are posted about the merger of Marriott Rewards, Ritz Carlton, and SPG loyalty programs.  Here is the primary link for details about the announcement and the impending effect in August of 2018. https://members.marriott.com/ During the live announcement Marriott stated they read a lot of blogs from the fiercely loyal.  Even

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