Category Archives: Windows 10

Updated Windows 10 Deployment and Management Lab Kit available

One of my favourite download recommendations for those looking into Windows 10 deployment and management scenarios is the Windows 10 Deployment and Management Lab Kit. This set of downloadable virtual machines comes in at just under 32GB, and this update includes some major updates to the included components and scenarios for testing. The Windows 10 Deployment and Management Lab Kit provides you with a hands-on lab environment for evaluating the latest Microsoft products and tools available for managing your Windows

Inspire 2017 Windows 10 And Devices Session Recordings

Following up from the last post on Inspire’s EMS session recordings, this post includes the links to the recorded sessions for Windows 10 as well as some of the devices sessions. ODR07p-R Reduce customer TCO and stay profitable with Windows With pressure to reduce costs, customers are increasingly looking to optimize and reduce spend in hardware and line items around deployment, management, and support. Join us to hear how Windows 10 enables customers to cut costs without putting your profitability at

New Office 365 Desktop Application Deployment Capabilities In Microsoft Intune

Over the last couple of months we’ve seen different ways of deploying Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus to Windows 10 PCs, first up we saw the option inside of Intune for Education, and then last week at Inspire we saw how this works from the Office 365 portal in Microsoft 365 Business. For those who aren’t using either of those options, but still want an incredibly easy way to deploy Office 365 Pro Plus and Office 365 Business. First of all,

Intune for Education Resources

I’m in the final stages of content preparation for the upcoming Microsoft Australia Education Partner national roadshow, and one of the key technologies I’ll be covering is Intune for Education. I covered this briefly back when it was first announced, but now it’s live and it’s time to highlight some of the resources that are available now. Overview Get Started Guide What is Intune for Education? What is Express Configuration? After the events kick off I’ll record a few of

Intune April 2017 Updates

Earlier today I posted about the new features for Intune in the Azure Portal, and below are the general updates for the month. There are updates across MyApps, Managed Browser, Company Portal and Windows 10 Bulk Enrollment amongst others.   New capabilities MyApps available for Managed Browser Microsoft MyApps now have better support within the Managed Browser. Managed Browser users who are not targeted for management will be brought directly to the MyApps service, where they can access their admin-provisioned

Upcoming Windows 10 Training Events

The Microsoft Australia Partner Readiness team have lined up two 3-day Windows 10 training events in Sydney and Perth for April 2017. Windows 10 Technical Series Training 4th – 6th April 2017 | 8:30am – 5:00pm, GMT+10:00 (Australia/Sydney) 10th – 12th April 2017 | 8:30am – 5:00pm, GMT+08:00 (Australia/Perth) Level: 300 Target Product: Windows Audience: technical Event Identification: AUWW176 Event Description: Building on deployment, management and security features first introduced with Windows 10 at release, this 3-day workshop, which includes

Refreshed version of Windows 10 Deployment And Management Kit Available

For those of you looking for an easy way to set up a Hyper-V based test environment for Windows 10 deployment scenarios, take a look at the updated version over on the TechNet Evaluation Center. The Windows 10 Deployment and Management Lab Kit provides you with a hands-on lab environment for evaluating the latest Microsoft products and tools available for managing your Windows 10 deployment. The kit includes: Lab environment The lab includes the latest evaluation versions of: Windows 10

New Configuration Service Providers for Windows 10 1703

Over on the recently updated What’s new in MDM enrollment and management page on MSDN new CSPs have been added for 1703. You can also check out the update listings for 1511 and 1607 while you are there, along with the change history. What’s new in Windows 10, version 1703 Item Description New nodes in Update CSP Added the following nodes to the Update CSP: FailedUpdates/Failed Update Guid/RevisionNumber InstalledUpdates/Installed Update Guid/RevisionNumber PendingRebootUpdates/Pending Reboot Update Guid/RevisionNumber CM_CellularEntries CSP To PurposeGroups setting, added the following values:

Changes to Access Work Or School in Windows 10 Insider Preview

One of the things that Windows 10 Azure Active Directory join with Intune auto enrolment is that it has protected me from some of the changes that were taking place in the Windows Settings UI for Access Work Or School. With the Anniversary Update there were some changes that made it harder to figure out what was happening, especially around clarity in joining Azure AD versus just performing a device enrolment. With the current Insider preview builds, steps have been

Microsoft Intune January 2017 Updates

This month’s Intune updates have just been published, and includes updates for Android, iOS and Windows 10. Take a look below at the full update announcement from the Intune team. New Capabilities Android 7.1.1 support Intune now fully supports and manages Android 7.1.1. Resolve issue where iOS devices are inactive, or the admin console cannot communicate with them When users’ devices lose contact with Intune, you can give them new troubleshooting steps to help them regain access to company resources.


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