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…


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…


Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 10 Updated

In line with the November update for Windows 10, there is a new version of RSAT for Windows 10 available in the Microsoft download center. There are both 32 and 64 bit versions available for downloading, and following is the relevant information for this latest update. Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 10 includes Server…


Windows 10 and Windows 10 ADK Update available for download

The updated Windows 10 Assessment and Deployment Kit for the 1511 release is available for download, you can grab it here. If you are looking at learning how to take advantage of the deployment options for OEMs and System Builders for Windows 10 you can also take a look at the OEM Windows Desktop Deployment…


Introduction to Hyper-V in Windows 10 Part 3

In the previous two posts I covered Hyper-V Manager and creating a Generation 1 virtual machine, in this post I'll cover creating a Generation 2 VM, as well as a quick look at support for production checkpoints. I'll start with the creation of Generation 2 VM, and highlight some of the differences. The initial stages…


Introduction to Hyper-V in Windows 10 Part 2

In Part 1 of this series I introduced Hyper-V Manager and some of the things you should do prior to creating virtual machines, including configuring the Hyper-V settings and creating the required virtual networks. In Part 2 I will cover the basics of creating new virtual machines, with a focus on Generation 1 virtual machines…


Introduction to Hyper-V in Windows 10 Part 1

Hyper-V has been included with the Windows Pro and Enterprise clients since Windows 8, replacing Windows 7's Virtual PC and XP Mode capabilities, and has continued to gain more capabilities as time goes on. With the ever increasing rise in usage of Hyper-V in Windows Server environments, it provides a great way to get a…


Windows 10, Azure Active Directory Join and Microsoft Intune Enrolment Part 2

In the last post I covered what the end user AAD Join experience could look like, depending on how the underlying cloud services are configured, and in this post I’ll explain some of the configuration settings that are exposed in Azure Active Directory and Intune. Let’s start with the Azure Active Directory configuration settings. In…


Windows 10, Azure Active Directory Join and Microsoft Intune Enrolment Part 1

In the last OEM Australia video update I included a demonstration of one of the new capabilities in Windows 10 that I’m a big fan of, whic is the ability to join Azure Active Directory. Here I’ll do a quick walk through of what you see on the Windows 10 client, and what needs to be…

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Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2013 Update 1 Re-Released (Build 8298)

Good news – an updatede version of the MDT has been released, here are the fixes that have been included. The following issues are fixed in build 8298 Multiple drive partitioning issues are addressed by significant revisions to the Format and Partition Disk step (see release note below), including: Upgrading to MDT 2013 Update 1…