Ed Bott has released a new title, Introducing Windows 10 for IT Professionals, Preview Edition. Head on over to the Microsoft Press blog to see more details, and you can grab the PDF now.
There is an increasing amount of Windows 10 Technical Preview information available on microsoft.com, here are some of the resources focused on the Insider Preview. Windows 10 Enterprise Insider Preview system requirements What’s New In Windows 10 Device Guard overview Device management overview Enterprise Data Protection overview Microsoft Passport overview Provisioning packages overview Untrusted font blocking overview Windows 10 Enterprise Insider Preview: FAQ for IT professionals Try it out: Windows 10 Enterprise Insider Preview How to use Windows 10 Insider Preview
The release candidate is now available, you can grab it here. Download the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) RC for Windows 10 to install tools and documentation for OEMs and ODMs to customize Windows 10 images, assess the quality and performance of systems or components, and to deploy Windows operating systems to new computers. The Windows ADK includes Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer (Windows ICD), the Windows Assessment Toolkit, the Windows Performance Toolkit, and several new and improved deployment
Good news – new ISOs can be downloaded now from two locations. Windows Insiders can grab the latest ISO for Windows 10 Pro from http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/preview-iso-update-1504, and for those wanting to check out the Enterprise edition you can grab that from the Evaluation Center at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-windows-enterprise-insider-preview. For those on the fast ring for updates you should see this build come through soon, and a new version of the Assessment and Deployment Kit should be available soon. More details available at http://blogs.windows.com/bloggingwindows/2015/04/29/new-windows-10-insider-preview-build-10074-now-available/.
Over on the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit Team Blog they have posted some information about some issues wit h Windows 10 Technical Preview builds having some issues with the MDT 2013 Update 1 Preview. Check out the article to see the full workaround, which includes the following steps. Download the MDT1503.zip file which includes updated scripts and xml files Grabbing the latest version of the Windows ADK for the Windows 10 Technical Preview Using the correct version of Windows PE Fixing
If you have signed up for the Windows Insider program for Windows 10, you can now grab the ISOs so that you can more easily deploy across multiple machines and not have to go through several installs to get the latest build running. There isn’t an updated ISO for the Enterprise edition at this stage, just the 32 bit and 64 bit ISOs from the Insiders program. Editions Link to download SHA-1 hash value Editions Windows 10 Technical Preview (x64) – Build 10041
Download the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows 10 to install tools and documentation for OEMs and ODMs to customize Windows 10 images, assess the quality and performance of systems or components, and to deploy Windows operating systems to new computers. The Windows ADK includes Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer (Windows ICD), the Windows Assessment Toolkit, the Windows Performance Toolkit, and several new and improved deployment tools that can help you automate a large-scale deployment of Windows 10.
Gabe Aul just posted that build 10041 is now available to fast ring users. As much as I’d love to install it now, I’m connected via 4G, and this would eat my data allowance for the month. I’ll be sitting in an airline lounge in a few hours, fingers crossed their connectivity allows for a successful download so I can check out a few of the changes on my flight. I’ve been avoiding making too many posts on the Windows
Now that I’ve been using the different Windows 10 previews for a while I thought it was time I started highlighting some of the changes that I like. Some of these might seem minor, but with constant use they certainly add up. Considering the amount of time my laptop spends connected to projectors and hotel room televisions, any improvement in this area is definitely appreciated, so on to the changes in projection. Windows+P launches still launches projection options, but the
And the Windows 10 related releases keep coming, this time it’s a new version of the ADK which includes the Image and Fingers crossed we will see a new version of the MDT soon, it will round out the deployment releases. Grab the download here. Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK) for Windows 10 Technical Preview The Windows ADK enables two key scenarios: Windows deployment and Windows assessment. Windows Deployment is for OEMs and IT professionals who customize and