Category Archives: Windows 10

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.

Download Windows developer virtual machines – December 2016 build

Microsoft has released the December 2016 edition of their evaluation and licensed Windows developer virtual machines (VM) on Windows Dev Center. The VMs come in Hyper-V, Parallels, VirtualBox and VMWare flavors.  The evaluation version will expire on 8 April 2017. Evaluation VM contain: Windows 10 Enterprise Evaluation, Version 1607 Visual Studio 2015 Community Update 3 (Build 14.0.25425.01) Windows developer SDK and tools (Build 14393) Microsoft Azure SDK for .NET (Build 2.9.6) Windows Bridge for iOS (0.2.161107) Windows UWP samples (November 2016 Update)

Download The Windows 10 ADK Preview Build 14986

If you are trying to stay a step ahead of the public releases of the Windows ADK, and you haven’t done so already, sign up for the Windows Insider Preview so that you not only get early access to new Windows 10 builds, but you can also grab early releases of the Windows ADK as well. Windows ADK Insider Preview – Build 14986 is available now, here is the information from the Insider page before you download the ISO. Install

Windows 10 Deployment And Management Lab Kit December 2016 Update

Head on over to the TechNet Evaluation Center to grab the latest release of the Windows 10 Deployment and Management Lab Kit, which 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 Enterprise, Version 1607 System Center Configuration Manager 1511 Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit for Windows 10, version 1607 Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

Windows 10 Tech Series For Australian Partners

If you are attending the Sydney event make sure you let me know, I can’t make the first two days as I’ll be wrapping up an EMS training event, but I will be there on day 3.  You are invited to enroll in the Windows Tech Series training course. Building on deployment, management and security features first introduced with Windows 10 at release, this 3-day workshop, which includes hands-on labs, will provide you with the opportunity to explore the different

Use cases for Microsoft Intune Client Software vs MDM

Something that often comes up during conversations about managing Windows PCs with Intune is whether they should be managed as a PC or as a mobile device. As with most conversations, there isn’t usually a clear cut answer. In this post I will highlight some of the scenarios where one option might make more sense than the other. In the next post I will have table that compares the two options side by side. Please note that these do not


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