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Windows 8 Enterprise Wireless and “Limited” Connectivity

Windows 8 Enterprise Wireless and “Limited” Connectivity

Since I started running Windows 8 on my new ThinkPad, the wireless at my company has given this poor little laptop fits. I never have problems at home, or at coffee shops, or anywhere else… just at work. However, that’s also the only place I access an Enterprise wireless connection using EAP, so there’s the differentiator. To fix this problem, I’m forced to reset TCP/IP using netsh. I do it about once a month, and...

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Windows 8, USB 3.0 Controller Drivers, and USB Docking Station Hell

Windows 8, USB 3.0 Controller Drivers, and USB Docking Station Hell

Overall, I’m a fan of Windows 8. It’s a stable operating system, and it’s a worthy successor to Windows 7… if you stay in the desktop environment, largely forgoing the new “Metro” or “Modern” interface and its applications. But there’s one area where Microsoft appears to have fallen short, and that’s with their Microsoft-specific implementation of the various hardware...

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