Server 2016 Edition Cannot Be Upgraded

So a work colleague installed the Server 2016 Evaluation version recently whilst we awaited our MSDN keys, problem was with the MSDN keys now available he couldn’t activate the Eval version as it reported that the Edition cannot be Upgraded. Fortunately a quick DISM command will resolve this allowing you to activate – Open a CMD […]

Brightness Fn Keys Not Working on a Dell XPS13

I have an aging Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook (L322X) that’s had a pretty good life so far, bar the continual gripe regarding the Track pad (kind of a known issue due to the Cypress drivers) its been a great little laptop. I upgraded to Windows 10 a while ago and everything works pretty well, it looks […]

Windows 10 guest crashes on VMware ESXi

With Microsoft having just released the latest Windows 10 update (1151), I created a new guest VM on my home lab setup. Everything looked good until I found the VM had decided to power off every time I went to remotely connect to it. I’m running the latest VMware ESXi 6U1 build 3073146 and found the below error […]