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  1. Change PC Name without restart

    It is one of the most critical problem of Windows. Is not easy, I know this, but change the PC Name without force the restart could be one for the most important thing.

    Requirements:

    - Cannot be DC
    - Cannot be Exchange Server or SQL Server

    Scenarios where this feature could be interesting:

    - Change naming convention of same machines
    - File Server
    - IIS
    - RDS
    - Hyper-V

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    • SD boot

      SD is becoming a common feature on many servers. I understand that Microsoft, via an OEM, will support booting Hyper-V Server from USB. SD is a low-cost option for deploying servers that would get all their storage from SAN or SMB, but Microsoft needs to support (not OEMs) Windows Server booting from SD.

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      • 8 votes
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        • Energy Managment for Notebook

          I think it makes sense for notebooks the energy performance in battery and mains operation to separate . For example, running the laptop on AC power to power mode . When disconnecting the power supply , it will then automatically depending on the setting in the power saving mode or Balanced .Please sorry my English... ;-)

          3 votes
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          • NTFS security like , user can read write and modifies the files and folders, sub folders but can not delete any of them.

            NTFS security like , user can read write and modifies the files and folders, sub folders but can not delete any of them.

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            • Give back System Protection tab

              and system restore as is in Win10

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              • Update von Build legt Rechner für Stunden lahm!

                Ich habe ein paar Ideen um Windows 10 und Windows 10 Mobil noch besser zu machen.

                1. Das größte Problem im Windows 10 und Windows 10 Mobil ist das automatische Update ohne Angabe der Dateigröße und der Zeit für die Installation. Update von Build oder App-Update legt Rechner für Stunden lahm!

                2. Windows 10 Mobil hängt sich auf und das Smartphone sollte zurückgesetzt werden. Alle Daten auf dem Smartphone sind weg, sowas geht nicht in der Arbeitswelt.

                3. Die Sicherheit ist bei Firmen sehr wichtig, darum muss klar sein wo die Daten liegen und teilweise kommt eine Cloudlösung nicht in Frage, weil die Daten nichts auf einem fremden System zu suchen…

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                • live.com menu

                  Under live.com be found in the top left 9 points to a display menu . This menu would still be adjusted if I am staying under onenote . There are still at the time the old terms .

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                  • Allow Ethernet Connections to be Metered

                    Since only wifi connections can be metered it is not possible to control the application of updates. Anyone with an Ethernet connection to the internet can have long runs interrupted and days even weeks of work can be damaged. Allowing Ethernet connections to be metered should add a necessary degree of control.

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                    • Need the probably last audit setting for 'Service Control Manager'

                      Hi Team,

                      The Service Control Manager audits all service related events except the deletion in the event viewer.
                      Probably the last thing that could be added?

                      Thank you.

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                      • Wir brauchen einen Computer oder Laptop mit integriertem Drucker.

                        Hallo liebes Microsoft Team
                        Ich habe oft darüber nachgedacht was der Menschheit fehlt die Geschäftlich oder auch Privat oft unterwegs sind. Stellen Sie sich einmal vor jemand der beruflich oft Reist, nie an einem Punkt ist hat so gut wie immer sein Notebook oder Laptop dabei. Jetzt muss der jenige was ausdrucken, aber wo ? Wie währe die Idee mit einem Laptop mit integriertem Drucker.
                        Oder ein ALL IN ONE Rechner mit integriertem Drucker. Vielleicht hat man nicht soviel Platz zuhause oder man will sich etwas kaufen wo alles mit drinnen ist.

                        Ich würde mich über eure Meinung interessieren wie…

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