Impacted version is current plus several previous: 4.21.173 and below Handle leak is pretty obvious: Over time, a day or two, it’ll climb into the several hundred thousands. Process Explorer shows the handles are to drive resources (including Xbox/Store games that install xhd) Disabling the storage widget and restarting the service shows handles stay… Continue reading PSA: Corsair iCUE has a handle leak and makes Windows explorer slower over time
Troubleshooting: Tracking down what executed updates in Windows 10
“Why did I get an update installed on my Windows 10 machine?” At first blush, this sounds like an easy-peasy kinda question to answer. But in a managed enterprise, with multiple IT departments that might not always play nice together, this can be a prickly subject. Because the question really isn’t “Why did this update… Continue reading Troubleshooting: Tracking down what executed updates in Windows 10
What does “A referral was returned from the server” on Windows mean?
It turns out, it can mean the binary you are running has a bad certificate. Bust this. I downloaded the latest insider preview for the Windows 10 ADK. Then I simply wanted to capture a trace… Ok…so, weird? So I launch a command prompt, try it that way, (WPR works fine, just no UI btw).… Continue reading What does “A referral was returned from the server” on Windows mean?