Category: Windows

How to fix the iCloud Outlook plugin after Win10 update

Even though I’m a Microsoft fanatic, I do love my Apple devices, like iPhone or iPad. That’s why I have an iCloud account. One of the benefits of an iCloud account is that you can easily share a calendar with other iCloud users. To make sure I don’t make any double booking in my planning, …

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Cannot connect Microsoft Lumia phone to Windows 10

As a Windows fanatic I have a Surface laptop and a Windows phone (Lumia 950XL). Both running Windows 10 (Insider build). Both work fine, but when I have installed another Insider build on my laptop, I cannot connect my Windows Phone to my Windows laptop using the USB cable. In Explorer there is no device …

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App-V not working on Pro-edition after Windows 10 upgrade 14316

As an App-V 5 enthusiast and App-V 5 trainer I virtualized almost all my applications and run them locally. This made it so easy to join the Windows 10 Insider Program and run the latest build on my production laptop. If something goes wrong, I easily revert to a previous build and import my App-V applications again. …

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Upgrade Windows 10 Pro to Enterprise Edition

As an IT Consultant with a Microsoft mindset I really like the Windows 10 Insider program. But when I updated my laptop to the latent Insider build (14316), I noticed that my local App-V apps weren’t working anymore. This is due to the new integrated App-V client within Win10 (http://www.tmurgent.com/TmBlog/?p=2433). As an App-V enthusiast a smile …

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SCCM: How to SEE that your OS installation was successful?

A couple years ago I was working on a project on which I was responsible to set-up an OS Deployment using SCCM (at that time 2007R2). We wanted to deploy multiple workstations at once and we wanted to implement a solution to easily see that the installation was successful. The only requirements I received were: …

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Change VLC installation directory during silent install mode

When working on a packaging process, you normally package using specific guidelines. One of the packaging guidelines I often use, is changing the installation directory of an application to a unique directory, conform naming standards. There are lots of blogs on how to create a silent install package for VLC Player, but the most current …

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Windows cannot be installed on this disk

In October 2012 I create a blog about not able to install Windows 8 on my SSD (install Windows 8 on SSD). After almost 2 years, I have a simulair issue! Again late at night, cleaning my laptop before returning it to the office. From my installed Windows 8.1 I formatted my secondary drive. This …

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Drag and Drop not working – Windows 7/8

It already happened to me a couple of times, suddenly drag and drop just isn’t working anymore…? What the ****? Rebooting solves the issue, but there is an easier way: Open Windows Explorer, left click a file/folder and hold the left mouse button down. Then press the <ESC> -key and…. Tada! Drag and drop is working again! …

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Cannot install Windows 8 on SSD

Last week I tried to install Windows 8 on my laptop with an OCZ SSD Hard disc. After the necessary backup, I used the Windows 7 USB DVD boot Download tool to create a Windows 8 USB Boot disc. Booting from USB was no problem and the installer kicked in quite quickly. Then the “dangererous” …

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