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As MS moves more and more of the old school Control Panel to the "Settings" area in Windows 10, some folks are a bit peeved when they discover MS has actually REMOVED the Control Panel shortcut from the WinX Power User Menu post the Creators Update and would like to have it back. This guide will show you how to do it.

This is one of those fixes you would NEVER have thought to do. NEVER!

This is a Powershell script some of you might like to have.

With Microsoft stating only certain versions of Windows 10 going forward will be supported. This sheet will help you decide @ what OS version you need to be at to continue to receive support and patches.

If you need these tools, you can now have them.

WoW! What a great story on how all of this came to be. Loved it and learned a lot about how Docker and Microsoft worked together to get this accomplished.

I'm right smack in the middle of getting our "official" 2016 VMware Template ready for work. I thought some of you might be also.

This article is on the Admin page for a reason. As the article states "if you are not a highly technically proficient user (preferably a professional or well trained Windows system administrator), I encourage you to stop now and call someone to help you."

Glad they went with the GUI!

Well, you know a patch/fix is forthcoming. When is the question? This sounds VERY nasty.

This is a terrific PowerShell script (utility) to force users to log off RDP Sessions. This is more for the larger computer install base but I can't see a reason an SMB couldn't use it also. 

Just in case you were wondering what "switches" you can pass along to an RDP session, here is a printout. 

I had a buddy of mine ask me this question and I sent him this link. It's a terrific way to use Task Manager and a GPO(s) to force an unattended (or even attended) machine to log off automatically or, force a user to log off at the end of the work day.

This is one of those problems you come across as a Windows Admin from time to time and have to fix. This is a terrific article for those who need a step-by-step on how to fix this issue in Windows 10.