Category Archives: Windows 10

Invitation to Windows 10 webinars

Windows 10. The game-changer for IT teams. Windows 10. Discover why IT teams are upgrading. Windows 10 is our best upgrade ever. In one go, IT professionals can power continuous innovation, reduce management overheads, provide secure access and protect data, as never before. To learn more, join us for our Windows 10 webinar series. Invitation to Windows 10 webinars To lead the IT teams through this upgrade journey, Microsoft has specially designed a series of 4 webinars running on four

February 2016 Updates To Microsoft Intune

The February 2016 updates to Intune are available… Changes and updates to Microsoft Company Portal The following changes have been made to the Company Portal in this release. Android Company Portal app New screens have been added to guide users through the enrollment process and provide more information about why users should enroll and what IT administrators can and can’t see on their enrolled devices. See the enrollment instructions for details. Enrollment error messages are now displayed in the Company

2 free Windows 10 ebooks from Microsoft Press

MS Press has a couple of free ebooks that cover Windows 10, the first is the updated version of Ed Bott’s Introducing Windows 10 for IT Professionals, Technical Overview, which includes new information covering build 1511. The second one to grab is Deploying Windows 10: Automating deployment by using System Center Configuration Manager, which isn’t targetting as broad an audience, but for those who need to do large scale Windows 10 deployments it will definitely be useful. A plug for

New Windows as a Service Resources Available

With the change to the way Windows 10 updates are being rolled out it’s important to take note of a few new resources that are available to help you navigate what’s new in the different builds. Windows 10 update history includes details on the original July build, as well as linking to the KB article that lists more details on the cumulative update. as well as the November build with a link to its KB article with more details. Here’s a

Office 365 Desktop Applications And Azure RMS

A scenario that is being raised more often now that Microsoft is pushing it’s Enterprise Mobility Suite through the SMB channel is whether or not the version of the Office 365 desktop applications included with the Business and Business Premium plans can interoperate with Azure Rights Management Service. The answer is yes, but with an asterisk. What’s the asterisk? The Business and Business Premium desktop applications do allow you to open rights protected content, but they don’t allow you to

Controlling Windows 10 Upgrades In Managed Environments

Knowing that many of you manage the networks of your SMB customers here are some important updates for controlling the advertisement, and obviously the roll out, of Windows 10 to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 devices. FIrst up is a post on the Windows for IT Pros blog – Making it Easier for Small Businesses to Upgrade To Windows 10. Customers in the US are initially targetting US customers later in January, with other geos, including Australia, to follow. It’s important to

Windows 10, Azure Active Directory Join and Microsoft Intune Enrolment

Again, a few more resources for an upcoming course. Windows 10, Azure Active Directory Join and Microsoft Intune Enrolment Part 1 Windows 10, Azure Active Directory Join and Microsoft Intune Enrolment Part 2 Coming soon: New features for managing Windows 10 and iOS devices Coming soon: New Intune features including Windows 10 EDP policies Coming soon: Support for new Windows 10 features, Apple VPP for Business, and more    

Windows 10 Hyper-V Articles

Just a quick post pointing to some posts covering Hyper-V in Windows 10 as a resource for an upcoming class. Introduction to Hyper-V in Windows 10 Part 1 Introduction to Hyper-V in Windows 10 Part 2 Introduction to Hyper-V in Windows 10 Part 3 What’s New in Hyper-V for Windows 10 Hyper-V and PowerShell Introduction to Hyper-V  

Internet Explorer 11 and Edge Migration And Mitigation Resources

This post is a reference for some courses I’m running next week that have a section on Internet Explorer 11 and Edge content that I need to provide some additional resources for. Support for older versions of Internet Explorer ends on January 12, 2016 This page addresses some of the frequently asked questions that customers ask, and how to address them. Reasons to upgrade to Internet Explorer 11 This article covers the benefits of upgrading to Internet Explorer 11, and

Latest downloads from the Enterprise Client Management documentation team

There have been a few updates posted here recently, here are some links to the Intune related ones. Guide for Managing Mac OS X devices with Microsoft Intune MDM This document provides preview details on managing Mac OS X devices using Microsoft Intune MDM. This feature set is currently available only to select customers using an Intune standalone deployment. Please email intunemacbeta@microsoft.com to request this feature be enabled for you. This feature set will also be available to customers using Intune with


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