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Techie stuff in the life of a Sr. Premier Field Engineer

September, 2013

  • Reduce WinSxS folder size in Windows 8 or 8.1

    On my machine I reduced the WinSxS folder size with 1183 mb (1.241.054.572 bytes) using a new feature called delta compression. Note: If you are using Windows 8.0, first install KB2821895 “A servicing stack update is available for Windows RT and Windows...
  • Enabling Secure Boot in Windows 8

    Secure Boot is a feature on UEFI-based PCs that helps increase the security of a PC by preventing unauthorized software from running on a PC during the boot sequence. It checks that each piece of software has a valid signature, including the operating...