Windows 10

IE11 : Enable Spartan Edge rendering

  1. Open IE11
  2. Enter about:flags in the address bar
  3. Set ‘Experimental Web Platform Features’ to enabled
    Enable Experimental Web Platform Features

    Automatic Enabled Disabled
  4. Internet Explorer needs to restart for changes to take effect
    Caution! These Experiments bite! Turn them on at your own risk.

Microsoft Windows 10 in 8 minutes


Windows 10 : The future how we will use our personal computers.

The Verge made a nice 8 minute cut of the whole W10 event, so check it out here :
More about Windows 10 can be found in this blog :


Windows 10 will forge a new relationship between us and our customers – consumers, developers and enterprises.  


  • more personal computing
    moving Windows from its heritage of enabling a single device – the PC – to a world that is more mobile
  • free upgrade for Windows 10
    will be made available to customers running Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Phone 8.1 who upgrade in the first year after launch. once a Windows device is upgraded to Windows 10, we will continue to keep it current for the supported lifetime of the device – at no cost.
  • universal Windows apps
    that work across the entire device family, developers can build one app that targets the broadest range of devices – including the PC, tablet, phone, Xbox, the Internet of Things, and more
  • enterprise customers
    we’ll continue to support the way many of them work today, with long-term servicing. With Windows 10, a best practice we recommend for many enterprise devices is to connect to Windows Update and be kept up-to-date with the latest security and productivity improvements as soon as they are available.
  • Cortana
    Microsoft’s personal digital assistant, comes to PC and tablet, Cortana learns your preferences to provide relevant recommendations, fast access to information, and important reminders. Interaction is natural and easy via talking or typing, with advanced features
  • Windows 10 for phones and tablets
    Windows 10 for phones and small tablets features a fast, fluid and familiar experience that seamlessly interacts with your PC.
  • A new web experience for Windows 10  
    the next generation browser was built with greater interoperability, reliability and discoverability, with a new look and feel built just for Windows 10
  • Office universal apps on Windows 10 
    offer a consistent, touch-first experience across phone, tablet and PC with new versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook. Designed from the ground up to run on Windows. The next version of the Office desktop suite is also currently in development
  • Continuum Mode:  
    On 2in1 devices, Windows 10 will move easily between keyboard/mouse and touch/tablet as it detects the transition and conveniently switches to the new mode.
  • Microsoft Surface Hub
    Unlocks the Power of Group Computing


Enterprise features :


  • Windows 10 will be our best enterprise platform ever
    enabling our enterprise customers to be more productive, simplifying management and deployment, working with all of their existing apps, and helping to protect corporate data better than ever.
  • Windows 10 helps keep customers more secure and up to date
    Windows 10, businesses will be able to pick the speed of innovation that is right for each group of their users, rather than rely on a one size fits all solution. Business customers will be able to opt-in to the fast-moving consumer update pace, or lock-down mission critical environments to receive only security and critical updates to their systems. And businesses will have an additional option for systems that aren’t mission critical,
  • An improved browser for business
    It’s more secure than ever, always up-to-date for modern sites, with Enterprise Mode compatibility for existing web apps
  • New Office for Windows 10
    New Office universal apps on Windows 10 will deliver a touch-first experience across devices.
  • Making Deployment Easier
    This upgrade process is designed to preserve the apps, data, and configuration from the existing Windows installation, taking care to put things back the way they need to be after Windows 10 has been installed on the system.
  • Security and Identity Protection for the Modern World
    Identity Protection and Access Control, devices themselves become one of two factors that are required for authentication. The second factor will be a PIN or biometric, such as fingerprint
  • Threat Resistance
    provides organizations with the ability to lock down devices, enabling additional threat and malware resistance. only allowing trusted apps, meaning apps that are signed using a Microsoft provided signing service. publishing access to the Windows Store
  • One unified app store across devices
    one great experience. Windows 10 we will deliver one Windows Store for all Windows devices. the unified Store will also offer a new web-based Store portal that will allow IT administrators to browse the app catalog and acquire apps in bulk.
  • New mobile device management capabilities

RSAT install Windows 10 – Windows Update 0x8024001D error solution


When trying to install the RSAT tools in Windows 10 i got this error

RSAT install Windows 10 – Windows Update 0x8024001D error solution.


Solution :

  1. extract “WindowsTH-KB2693643-x64.msu” using 7-zip
  2. from an elevated command prompt run the following command  :  “pkgmgr /ip /m:<locationoffiles>\”
  3. installation done and RSAT is on your system


Clear Windows Store Cache

  1. Run command prompt in admin mode
  2. type  WSReset.exe, and enter
  3. In Windows 10 Store will now open.


Modern Apps Not Working After Upgrading Windows 10 preview – reregister Apps


After the latest update of Windows 10 preview all the “Modern Apps “where not working anymore.

You can re-register all apps bij entereing the following command in an Admin Powershell prompt
Get-AppXPackage | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}

If still not working you can try this procedure :

  1. Run regedit 
  2. Check if system is the owner of the key  : (right click over the key Packages and select Permissions. Now in the following window, click Advanced)
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppModel\Repository\Packages
  3. run Powershell with admin rights and enter this code :
    Powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $Env:SystemRoot\WinStore\AppxManifest.xml
  4. If  none of the Modern apps are working , then paste this also in the open PowerShell box:
    ((Get-ChildItem “HKLM:SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Appx\AppxAllUserStore\InboxApplications”) | Get-ItemProperty).Path | Add-AppxPackage -Register -DisableDevelopmentMode
  5. If you also encounter issues with apps from 3rd party suppliers a registry key needs to be deleted :
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Appx\AppxAllUserStore\[UserSID]If you don’t know your user ID fou can find this by entering the following command “executing wmic useraccount get name,sid” in the command prompt.
  6. Restart your system and all the apps should be working fine.


Crashing Onedrive – Windows 10 build 9879 preview

  1. Rename folder : “c:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\SkyDrive”
  2. Rename folder : “c:\Users\%username%\Onedrive”  (or Skydrive )
  3. Run Onedrive Setup again from location : c:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\SkyDrive\17.3.4517.1031\
  4. After the setup a wizard will apaear, finish this wizard and Onedrive will work corractly at Windows 10.
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