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
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!
Solution: Run windows update via Command line wuauclt.exe /updatenow Several of the most recent Windows Insider builds have had issues. Mainly performance delays of an hour. How did this miss Canary… but here we are. Good news the 17735 build came out that looks to address the overlay issue of Settings. Why is this important?
Heads in beds. A dubious distinction of a business traveler is achieving lifetime status at anything. Million miles milestones with airlines or minimum level at a hotel chain. In another sign of my constant wanderlust and success of my employer I have now achieved the highest lifetime status at the Marriott corporation. The timing couldn’t
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
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.
The offical announcements for Windows 10 1803 have not gone out. However, it looks like there are a few canaries in the coal mine getting the 1803 update directly from Windows Update. In my case I forced a full update in the control panel and pop up comes Feature update to Windows 10, version 1803
I work from home most of the time. There are a lot of benefits and detriments (different article different day). Mainly though you learn to self start and try hard not to work all hours and ignore your family. However, internet access is critical and you don’t want to be faffing about with your main
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
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