With Windows 10, Microsoft brought things back to basics and many users are already delighted with the new OS, noting that it’s “wonderful” and “just works”. With LogMeIn being completely Windows 10 ready, we figured for those early adopters, and those considering the migration to Windows 10 soon, we’d pull together four tips on how the new OS and our software complement one another, can simplify your day, and help you do more with less time.
1 – Efficiently Multitask
We all want to do more with less time, and not all of us have multiple monitors. With Windows 10 virtual desktop with Task View, you can create separate workspaces and then flip back and forth between them with just a keystroke. Many of Windows 10’s power users will love the ability to shift between apps on their virtual desktops. For LogMeIn power users, our Multi-Monitor Display seamlessly supports multiple monitors (including Windows 10 virtual desktops).
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2 – Boost user productivity
When Windows restarts automatically (without the users consent), work is almost always lost. If IT requires a restart during a busy workday, that can be just as frustrating for end users. If you’ve have updates that require you to reboot, Windows 10 will allow you to schedule a specific time for reboots. With LogMeIn Central there are several options to reboot a host computer. This way, not only can software updates be automated across multiple machines with LogMeIn Central, but also you can schedule a date and time to reboot multiple machines by executing a remote command and run batch updates during off-peak hours. Plus, you can emergency reboot along with other options to solve a problem in a pinch.
3 – Seamlessly manage Windows and Microsoft Updates
Windows 10 introduces a new option that lets you download updates using peer-to-peer technology. This new option allows users to download apps and OS updates from multiple sources to obtain them more quickly while also saving bandwidth. Apps and OS updates can be downloaded from Microsoft and PCs on a local network, or a combination of local PCs, internet PCs, and Microsoft’s traditional Windows Update servers. You can download the new patch once from Microsoft, then share it among the PCs on your network. To control how Windows and Microsoft updates are installed across all of your managed endpoints and automate tasks, use LogMeIn Central’s One2Many.
4 – Save time with Enhanced Search
Search has improved with the new version of Windows, and if the exact file name or app are misspelled, Windows 10 allows you to find exactly what you were looking for, in comparison to a stricter Windows 8. LogMeIn Central’s search functionality similarly streamlines your search process when you’re managing a number of computers. You can search all criteria simultaneously, search for Alerts, Status, Groups, and more as well as setup custom fields to find computers more easily.
For more information on Windows 10, please visit the Microsoft website. Haven’t tried Central yet? Take out a free trial today.