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5 Tips To Boost Your Windows 10 PC’s Speed

Computers are constantly running high level tasks, which over time, slow down their overall speed and performance, leading to user frustration and decreased productivity.

Here are 5 tips to boost your Windows 10 PC's speed.
1. Optimize Power Plan Settings
Windows has a pre-configured power plan that ensures maximum power without sacrificing performance.

Why Windows Personalization Improves Productivity

Microsoft Windows was always known for its customization dating all the way back to when Windows 3.1 was in use. By default, Windows will automatically place common applications, when first setting up your computer, on your desktop and task bar. Some of these include "Mail" and "Recycle Bin" for example.

Microsoft Security Updates February 2020 – Release Notes

Microsoft Security Updates February 2020 – Release Notes
Microsoft’s February security updates releases include updates for the following applications:
• Microsoft Windows
• Microsoft Edge (EdgeHTML-based)
• Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based)
• ChakraCore
• Internet Explorer
• Microsoft Exchange Server
• Microsoft SQL Server
• Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps
• Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
• Windows Surface Hub

This link has the full list of what updates are included : ADV200003

The following links have FAQs with additional information about the named update, along with any known issues or special steps to complete the installation.

All Fun and Games Until a Restore Point Is Needed

In all my years as an IT professional, there has not been a situation that I have gotten into that a good old System Restore Point couldn’t fix. Yeah sure its not the best form of backup and it doesn’t save any documents or restore any documents. However, how many times have we gotten our self into a predicament where we wish we had a restore point? Whether it was a regular Windows update that went bad.

Redirect Printers on RDS and RemoteApp Servers (2008 and 2012 R2)

Printer Redirection is a feature that allows a local printer to be mapped to a remote machine, and allows printing across a network. Invalid, unusable redirected printers may appear in a Remote Desktop Services session causing slowness.
Problem:
Over time, Terminal Servers and RemoteApp servers can build a long list of redirected printers.