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Trust, but Verify...and all the other things learned while troubleshooting.

Random brain dump around Apps, Windows 10, and management options

What are Windows/Modern/UWP apps? The official term (at the time of this post ;) ) is Windows Apps....

Author: Kimberj [MSFT] Date: 09/21/2017

Windows 10 1703 and DPI improvements

Signal boost for DPI improvements in Creator's Update:...

Author: Kimberj [MSFT] Date: 05/17/2017

Windows 10 Spotlight may not show Tips

When users select Spotlight for their Lock screen setting, typically they will see Tips on the lock...

Author: Kimberj [MSFT] Date: 05/15/2017

Known Lock Screen issues with Creator's Update (1703)

Updated 11/27/2017 There are a few open issues with Lock screen setting on Windows 10 Enterprise...

Author: Kimberj [MSFT] Date: 05/05/2017

Working with Remote Desktop and High DPI issues

Hi, my name is Kim and I herd cats... where cats in this case are High DPI issues.  I've been...

Author: Kimberj [MSFT] Date: 01/30/2017

Windows 10: Adding and Keeping custom columns in File Explorer

Every so often I get the crazy urge to clean up my photo, music or video content and when I do I...

Author: Kimberj [MSFT] Date: 12/28/2015

Modifying the Action Center: Note button

The NOTE icon in Action Center opens the Universal OneNote app. Full disclosure - I love OneNote. I...

Author: Kimberj [MSFT] Date: 12/07/2015

Windows 10: Pin shortcuts to Start Menu

Updating 6/4/2018: Since this was written at the launch of Windows 10, Start menu has continued to...

Author: Kimberj [MSFT] Date: 10/06/2015

Intro to Windows 10, DPI and Scaling.

I'm a bit rusty with my bloggy skillz, but here I go diving into it again. My goal on my blog is...

Author: Kimberj [MSFT] Date: 09/10/2015

Windows 2012 servers that use HpCISSs2.sys become unresponsive typically every 3-7 days

(updated 11/4/2013) Just a quick note out there on a specific issue we’ve been seeing lately....

Author: Kimberj [MSFT] Date: 08/09/2013

Something old, Something new.

(…or what happens when squirrels forget where they buried their nuts) An issue ran into me a few...

Author: Kimberj [MSFT] Date: 08/28/2012

Server "Hangs" and Ephemeral Port Exhaustion issues

Recently I've run into several issues caused by ephemeral port exhaustion. The issues come to us...

Author: Kimberj [MSFT] Date: 07/06/2012

How's it hanging?

My last blog post I talked about the various ways to gather memory dumps. That came about as a...

Author: Kimberj [MSFT] Date: 04/07/2011