Ed Tittel

Ed Tittel is a long-time technology writer, researcher and consultant. The author of numerous books and courses on Windows (including certification-oriented and end-user topics), he blogs weekly for Tom's IT Pro and three times a week on Windows topics for TechTarget at his Windows Enterprise Desktop blog. Contact Ed through his website at www.edtittel.com.

Understanding Windows 10's Unified Update Platform

Everything you need to know about drive cloning in Windows 10

Everything you need to know about drive cloning in Windows 10

In workplace practice, disk cloning supports multiple valuable uses. Learn how to clone a drive in Windows 10 using two free tools.

The essential guide to anti-malware tools

The essential guide to anti-malware tools

Admins can choose from a bevy of secondary scanners and specialized tools to clean up infected or infested PCs.

WUMT is a viable Windows Update alternative

WUMT is a viable Windows Update alternative

When it comes to handling Windows updates, WUMT offers several options bound to appeal to Windows admins and power users alike. And the price is right – WUMT is freeware.

5 recovery environments for tricky Windows 10 repairs

5 recovery environments for tricky Windows 10 repairs

If Automatic Repair doesn’t do the trick to restore a Windows PC to normal startup and runtime behavior, consider other options. These third-party recovery tools shine when the going gets tough.

5 tips for succeeding with a virtual workforce

5 tips for succeeding with a virtual workforce

Ensuring team effectiveness in a global virtual environment takes great communications skills and a willingness to understand different cultures. Here’s how one company gets the most out of its global virtual teams.

How to reduce Windows 10's on-disk footprint

How to reduce Windows 10's on-disk footprint

Over time, as Windows 10 is patched repeatedly, installer files can become outdated or orphaned and occupy a lot of disk space. Two utilities can help with that.

8 tips for managing without authority

8 tips for managing without authority

When it comes to managing indirect reports, there's no substitute for experience. Here’s how two project management veterans have found success in the challenging but rewarding world of managing without authority.

Enter the brave new world of Windows 10 license activation

Enter the brave new world of Windows 10 license activation

Historically, hardware upgrades on Windows PCs that involved major changes (new motherboard and/or CPU, for example) required a phone call to Microsoft to reactivate the Windows license. Microsoft has altered its licensing policy to...

Why Microsoft's Edge browser is missing its edge

Why Microsoft's Edge browser is missing its edge

More than a year after its introduction, Edge remains underwhelming and a very much a work in progress.

Windows 10 troubleshooting and fixes revisited

Windows 10 troubleshooting and fixes revisited

Long before the Windows 10 Anniversary Update appeared, it was easy to see that Microsoft was putting more energy and effort into its troubleshooting tools. Here's a look at what's new (includes video).

How to get started with a private Windows Store for Business

How to get started with a private Windows Store for Business

Windows Store for Business lets admins find suitable apps for their organization, acquire them in bulk and distribute them through their own private ‘storefront.’ This offers much-needed control, but its greatest benefit might be that...

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