Tip of the Day: Windows 10 1511 End of Service for CB and CBB Content

Today’s tip… KB 4036927 – “Windows 10 version 1511 end of service for CB and CBB (July 27, 2017)” – https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4036927/windows-10-version-1511-end-of-service-for-cb-and-cbb-july-27-2017 KB 4035050 – “Windows 10 version 1511 will no longer receive security updates” – https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4035050/windows-10-version-1511-will-no-longer-receive-security-updates Windows Lifecycle Fact Sheet – https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/13853/windows-lifecycle-fact-sheet

Tip of the Day: August 2017 Windows Server Security Guide is Available

Today’s tip… This fifteen page document provides: The importance of Windows Server 2016 security Information pertaining to compromise prevention and detection How to build a secure foundation How to protect privileged identities How to harden Windows Server How to improve threat protection How to harden Hyper-V environments Direct Download: http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/8/5/585DF9E9-D3D6-410A-8B51-81C7FC9A727C/Windows_Server_2016_Security_Guide_EN_US.pdf

Tip of the Day: WaaS – Simplified and Aligned

Today’s Tip… This blog post has great information on the Semi-Annual Channel and Long-Term Servicing Channel (replacing the Long-Term Servicing Branch (LTSB)), and even has a video!   References: “Windows as a Service: Simplified and Aligned” – https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/windowsitpro/2017/07/27/waas-simplified-and-aligned/ “Windows and Office align feature release schedules to benefit customers” – https://blogs.windows.com/business/2017/04/20/windows-office-align-feature-release-schedules-benefit-customers/#DEqVj9McmuitrABs.97 “Windows 10 Creators Update fully…

Tip of the Day: Windows Phone 8.1 End of Support Information

Today’s Tip… Great links should you need them: FAQ   https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/11695/windows-phone-store-faq https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4036480/windows-phone-8-1-end-of-support-faq https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/10650/get-started-with-windows-phone Lifecycle https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4037870/support-for-windows-phone-8-1-has-ended-july-11-2017 https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/18404/lifecycle-support-policy-faq-windows-phone https://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle

Tip of the Day: Improving Dual Scan on 1607

Today’s Tip… A very timely article pertaining to Dual Scan! This article includes: Mention of the policy discussed in the May 2017 “Demystifying ‘Dual Scan'” blog post with screenshots How Dual Scan works with this policy How to use this policy What’s on the horizon References: “Improving Dual Scan on 1607″ – https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/wsus/2017/08/04/improving-dual-scan-on-1607/ “Demystifying ‘Dual…

Tip of the Day: How to Upgrade Windows Clients with Multiple Languages installed to Windows 10

Today’s Tip… Need to automate Windows 10 upgrades on systems with multiple language packs involved? Here’s a great article with lots of screenshots! Reference: “How to Upgrade Windows Clients with Multiple Languages installed to Windows 10” – https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/system_center_configuration_manager_operating_system_deployment_support_blog/2017/05/24/how-to-upgrade-windows-clients-with-multiple-languages-installed-to-windows-10/

Tip of the Day: Windows Server Software Defined (WSSD)

Today’s Tip… Quote from our blog: “The island of Bora Bora. The finish line at a marathon. A software defined datacenter. What do they have in common? Being there is easy – getting there is the hard part. However in the latter case, at least, you can let someone else do the hard part for…

Tip of the Day: Free eBook Time Again

Today’s Tip… Your options include: Windows 10 Office 2016 and O365 PowerBI Azure System Center/Cloud SQL And a bunch more! Available here: “Largest FREE Microsoft eBook Giveaway! I’m Giving Away MILLIONS of FREE Microsoft eBooks again, including: Windows 10, Office 365, Office 2016, Power BI, Azure, Windows 8.1, Office 2013, SharePoint 2016, SharePoint 2013, Dynamics…

Tip of the Day: Windows 10 S Accessory Compatibility

Today’s Tip…  This article will continue to be updated with current information regarding accessory compatibility. The article currently includes information for: Printers Scanners Keyboard Mice Webcams Cameras Other peripherals   Reference: “Windows 10 S Accessory Compatibility” – https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4025013/windows-10-s-accessory-compatibility