Tip of the Day: Removed or Deprecated Features in Windows 10 Creators Update

Today’s Tip… The below article lists features and functionalities in the Windows 10 Creators Update edition have either been removed from the product in the current release (“Removed”) or are not in active development and are planned for potential removal in subsequent releases (“Deprecated”). This list is intended for IT professionals who are updating operating…


Tip of the Day: High DPI Improvements for Desktop App Developers in Windows 10 Creators Update

Today’s Tip… Video Description: Display technology and usage scenarios have changed significantly since the time when many desktop app technologies were first introduced. Many desktop UI frameworks on Windows have, historically, struggled to keep up with modern usage scenarios such as handling multiple displays with different DPI values or handling dynamic DPI changes (docking/undocking, RDP,…


Tip of the Day: Creators Update Media on VLSC and Other Valuable Information

Today’s Tip… Windows 10, version 1703 will be available for download from the Volume Licensing Service Center (for Volume License customers) on May 1st. Here’s another great article with a lot of information. Here are a few things that I found particularly valuable: Windows Configuration Designer (f.k.a. Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer (ICD)) is now…


Tip of the Day: An Overview of Windows as a Service (WaaS)

Today’s Tip… With Windows 10, Microsoft made the shift to delivering Windows as a service, which introduces a new way for how it is built, deployed and serviced. In the next five minutes, Michael Niehaus will demystify the core components of the Windows as a service model. The build release process and update cadence as…


Windows Assessment and Deployment (ADK) for Windows 10, version 1703 Available

Today’s Tip… Direct Download: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=845542 Note: You must use Windows 10, version 1703 with this version of the ADK.   Learn more about the Windows ADK for Windows 10: https://msdn.microsoft.com/windows/hardware/commercialize/what-s-new-in-kits-and-tools What’s new in Windows ADK, version 1703 Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer (ICD) is now Windows Configuration Designer New answer file settings added MDM: Enhanced…


Tip of the Day: High-DPI Scaling Improvements in Creators Update

Today’s Tip… The following blog includes a great deal of information, including: Work completed since the Anniversary Update (RS1/14393/1607) Developer Improvements Per-monitor DPI awareness v2 Child windows DPI change notifications Scaling of non-client area Automatic DPI scaling for dialogs Fine-grained control over dialog scaling Specifying DPI awareness fallback behavior Programmatically setting the process-wide default context…

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Tip of the Day: Windows Vista support has ended

Today’s Tip… As of yesterday, April 11th, it is official. The following article covers: What is Windows Vista end of support? What happens if I continue to use Vista? How do I know if I’m running Windows Vista? Do I need to get Windows 10 to stay protected? “Windows Vista support has ended” – https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/22882/windows-vista-end-of-support

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Tip of the Day: Azure Stack Technical Preview 3

Today’s Tip… Microsoft Azure Stack Innovate through hybrid applications with Azure and Azure Stack Adopt the cloud on your terms, choosing the hybrid deployment that works best for you Use common processes and tools across Azure and Azure Stack Speed new cloud application development with open-source and community-driven components Get up and running quickly with…