Tag Archives: Control Panel

Control Panel Command Line Tools

While looking up some modifications to command lines tools, specifically those associated with launching control panel applets, I came across a couple of comprehensive or well written websites.  I bookmarked then as future resources and believe you might find them useful as well. For instructor-led training, see our complete course schedule.  The first is a … Continue reading Control Panel Command Line Tools

Windows 10 – First Look

In my last Windows 10 blog I had just installed the operating system using an ‘in place upgrade’ from Windows 8.1. Several of the desktop features appear to be residue from Lenovo and my Windows 8.1 environment, although there is a clear difference. First, there is no more Start Screen. We are back to the … Continue reading Windows 10 – First Look

Configuring Windows 8 1 Mobility Center and How to Turn it On and Off

Video – Configuring Windows 8 1 Mobility Center Video transcription Steve Fullmer: In our Windows 8.1 deployment courses, we often share information about the Windows 8.1 Mobility Center. Mobility Center was introduced for mobile and laptop devices in Windows 7. It’s present and somewhat enhanced in Windows 8. Since we don’t have mobile devices in … Continue reading Configuring Windows 8 1 Mobility Center and How to Turn it On and Off

Updating Group Policies with GPUpdate and GPUpdate /Force

I teach several classes that cover Windows deployment, operations, and troubleshooting. Most of the content I teach is focused on enterprise environments – that is, generally, more than 5,000 systems. At that scale centralized IT management is a requirement, not an option. And the cornerstone of centralized computer configuration management in Windows are Active Directory … Continue reading Updating Group Policies with GPUpdate and GPUpdate /Force