Quick Tip: Adding drivers using PnPutil

[Last Reviewed: 2019-04-24] If you’re like me, one the first things you do when you get a new device is wipe and reload it. OEMs have gotten better about the amount of value added software they preload on machines these days, but I still prefer starting fresh and building on top of that. If you …

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Multi-Lingual IPU

Here’s a scenario: you work for a global (intergalactic?) organization. Across your fleet of devices, you’ve got many different languages. You’re looking for a clever way to keep all these machines updated when new builds of Windows come out. Let’s say you’ve got a device that is localized for de-DE. If you were to attempt …

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Improving the TPM OSD Experience

Here’s the scenario: a machine just came back in from the field and it needs a reload. You kick off OSD, check your email for a few seconds, look back up, and you see a message that OSD has failed. You’ve seen this before. You check the logs to be sure, but you already know …

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