PowerShell With Uptime – Getting Days Only


There is a handy and free tool to check your system’s uptime called “Uptime”.  (Clever, no?)  It can be downloaded at http://uptimeexe.codeplex.com. While it is very easy to use (just navigate to it in a command window and type “uptime”), it doesn’t give much of an option for formatting the output to include only the days.  So, a […]

Windows 10 Update Reset My Start Tiles


One major inconvenience with Windows is the way the OS applies updates. While I could drone on about my opinion on Windows vs Linux updates, I’ll keep this simple. Last night I chose to “Update and Shut Down” my laptop. Now, logically, one would think that the updates would be applied prior to shutdown and […]