How Outlook 2016 utilizes Exchange Server 2016 FAST Search

FAST Search The term FAST Search may not be entirely new to you if you managed SharePoint sites anytime during this decade. With Microsoft Exchange Server 2016, the FAST search architecture has been introduced to Exchange. With FAST search, various new features are made available to Exchange 2016 mailbox users, including Search suggestions and People suggestions….


Updates for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 (24 April 2017)

Today we’ve released updated drivers for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 with Windows 10 Creators Update. These include new driver updates for Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio Controller, Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) OED, and Realtek High Definition Audio(SST) on Surface Book, and Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio Controller,…


A Guided Tour of the Surface Book with Performance Base

Continuing our series on Microsoft Mechanics, where we feature unique engineering perspectives on the design and management of Surface devices, today we share the story behind the Surface Book with Performance Base. Jeff Stewart, Sr. Director of Program Management for Surface, offers a detailed overview of the design and capabilities of the latest iteration of…


Update for Surface Pro 3 (19 April 2017)

Today we’ve released an updated driver for Surface Pro 3 devices. This update includes a new driver for Surface Pro Embedded Controller Firmware that improves system stability and performance when you change between power states. This update is available in ZIP and MSI format from the Surface Pro 3 Drivers and Firmware Page in the…


Update for Surface Studio (18 April 2017)

Today we’ve released an updated driver for Surface Studio devices running Windows 10 Creators Update. This update includes a new driver for Realtek High Definition Audio(SST) that enables Wake on Voice from Modern Standby. This update is available in MSI format from the Surface Studio Drivers and Firmware Page in the Microsoft Download Center. Click…


Windows 10 on Azure の現状について as of 2017.04

こんにちは、マイクロソフトの前島です。 前回投稿からだいぶ日が空いてしまいましたが、XenDesktop Essentials および XenApp Essentials の提供が先月開始されるなど、これまで “Citrix on Azure” としてお伝えしてきた情報が形になってきています。 早速、XenDesktop Essentials や Citrix Cloud を使って Windows 10 を展開いただくケースも多く出てきていますが、ライセンス体系等の情報が錯綜していますので、ここで整理させていただきます。


Documentation Updates for Surface and Windows 10 LTSB Compatibility

Back in October of last year, we published an article in the TechNet Library titled Long-Term Servicing Branch (LTSB) and Surface Devices. Based on your feedback, we’ve published a new article with updated information, Surface Device Compatibility with Windows 10 Long-Term Servicing Branch, to provide greater clarity around the limitations of Surface devices running LTSB….


ConvertFrom-ISO8601Duration

ISO 8601 describes durations as a component of time intervals and define the amount of intervening time in a time interval. From Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_8601#Durations): Durations are represented by the format P[n]Y[n]M[n]DT[n]H[n]M[n]S or P[n]W as shown to the right. In these representations, the [n] is replaced by the value for each of the date and time…


ボリュームライセンス版 Visio 2016 と Office 365 ProPlus を共存インストールする方法について

こんにちは、Office サポートの山本です。 本記事では、ボリュームライセンス版の Visio 2016 と、Office 365 ProPlus (Office 2016) を共存インストールする方法について、ご案内します。 ボリュームライセンス版の Visio 2016 と、Office 365 ProPlus (Office 2016) は、共存してインストールできません。 これは、ボリュームライセンス版の Visio 2016 は、MSI 形式で実行され、Office 365 ProPlus (Office 2016) はクイック実行形式で実行されるという、インストール テクノロジーの差異によるものです。 同一コンピューター上に異なるバージョンの Office、Visio、Project をインストールするためのサポート対象シナリオ しかし、ボリュームライセンス版の Visio 2016 に関しては、Office 2016 用の Office 展開ツールにて、ボリュームライセンス版の Visio 2016 の Product ID を指定しクイック実行形式でインストールすることで、Office 365 ProPlus (Office 2016) と共存してインストールすることが可能です。 Office 展開ツールを使用して…


Updates for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 (05 April 2017)

Today we’ve released updated drivers for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4. These include new driver updates for the Surface System Aggregator, Surface Integration, and the Intel(R) Precise Touch Device on Surface Book with the Windows 10 Creators Update installed, and Surface System Aggregator, Surface Integration, and the Intel (R) Precise Touch Device on Surface…