Category Archives: Windows 10

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

MCSA: Windows 10 Certification Is Now Live

Last week on the Born To Learn site it was announced that a new MCSA certification for Windows 10 would be going live this week, and I’m pleased to see that it has. Why? Well, for a start, I’ve already met the pre-requisites, so I get it automatically (an early Christmas present!), but it also highlights some of the things I’ve been telling people around the best way to prepare for the Windows 10 exam which I’ll discuss briefly below. As

Enterprise Mobility Suite Related Sessions At Ignite Australia Last Week

Many of the sessions from last week’s Ignite event on the Gold Coast in Australia have gone up on to Channel 9. I’ve included links to them below so you can check them out at your leisure. EMS Opening Keynote | Build the Intelligent Cloud A day in the life with Enterprise Mobility Suite   Azure Active Directory Protect your business and empower your users, partners and consumers with cloud identity and access… Empower your users with Azure Active Directory Premium Intune Securing your mobile


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