Posey's Tips & Tricks


How To Create a Recovery Drive for Reinstalling Windows 10

Microsoft has made it easier than ever to create a backup Windows OS, ready for when disaster strikes.

Building Hyper-V VMs with Quick Create

The new feature, available in Windows 10, allows for the creation of simple VMs with just a few clicks.

Is Windows 10 Conditioning Us for a Microsoft Linux OS?

Microsoft seems to be trying to reapply a technique that it used to get customers to move to Windows 7 with the current Microsoft OS.

How To Disable SMB 1.0

Despite Microsoft patching many of the security vulnerabilities, including the one that led to the WannaCry attack, it's a smart move to disable the protocol to avoid future security headaches.

My Predictions for Microsoft Ignite

Look for Azure, advanced AI and Microsoft's growing love for Linux to be focal points at this year's conference.

Office 365 Workplace Analytics: Helpful Tool or Big Brother?

While the feature can be a useful aid for identifying both positive and negative employee work trends, it also could lead to organizations spying on employees just a little too closely.

Addressing Hyper-V Virtual Hard Disk Permission Problems

The issue might lie with juggling multiple Hyper-V virtual machine unique security identifiers.

How Microsoft Can Improve Hyper-V Checkpoints

The ability to perform group checkpoints and rollbacks will make a good feature truly great.

Microsoft Previews Forms for Office 365

The feature allows you to create customizable forms or quizzes with multiple-choice questions.

Microsoft To Replace Office 365 Video With Stream

Here's a test drive on the newest addition to Microsoft's Office 365 service, along with a look at what is different from its current streaming video service.

How To Stop an Imminent Reboot

Sometimes you just can't be interrupted by an update and reboot. Here's a simple solution to pause the task until later.

The Verdict Is In on Windows 10 S

Thankfully, it looks like Microsoft has an out for those who want the full-fledged Windows 10 on their Surface Laptop.

How To Prevent the Use of USB Media in Windows 10

Introducing an unknown USB device into a network can cause a host of security headaches. Take away the threat in Windows 10 in just a few short steps.

Outlook Gets the Best New Feature Ever

The integration of Cortana can help with keeping track of e-mails to follow up on.

Making Word's Grammar Checker Better

While it may take some time and fine-tuning to get used to the new grammar checker, Microsoft is on the path to making the feature useful for any style of writing.

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