Tip of the Day: More on included Windows 10 Apps

Today’s tip… Today’s blog post provides more information on included Windows 10 apps and several links and screenshots. Check it out! Reference: “More on included Windows 10 apps” – https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/mniehaus/2018/03/13/more-on-included-windows-10-apps/ For more articles like this one, make sure to check out Michael Niehaus’ Windows and Office Deployment Ramblings.

Tip of the Day: Windows 10, version 1607 Semi-Annual Channel end of support on April 10,2018

Today’s tip… On February 1st, Microsoft release a Help Article pertaining to the upcoming end of support for Windows 10, version 1607 SAC. Read the article for the latest information! Reference: “Windows 10,version 1607 Semi-Annual Channel end of support (February 1, 2018)” – https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4076503/windows-10-version-1607-semi-annual-channel-end-of-support

Tip of the Day: Help Article for End of Support – Windows 7

Today’s tip… Here’s another article covering a great deal of information pertaining to the January 14, 2020 end of support for Windows 7. It covers: Reference: “Windows 7 support will end on January 14, 2020” – https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4057281/windows-7-support-will-end-on-january-14-2020

Tip of the Day: Changes to Office and Windows Servicing and Support

Today’s tip… Did you miss this article, release on February 1st? If so, check it out! Servicing extensions for Windows 10 Updates on the Office 365 ProPlus systems requirements New details on the next perpetual release of Office and LTSC release of Windows 10 Reference: “Changes to Office and Windows servicing and support” – https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/windowsitpro/2018/02/01/changes-to-office-and-windows-servicing-and-support/

Tip of the Day: Another Windows Server Question of the Day

Today’s tip… Question: My customer has older Windows Server Domain Controllers running older functional levels and would like to upgrade them, but is unclear what the different domain functional levels provide. Is there a document that provides the differences? Also, does Microsoft have recommendations about domain and forest functional levels for AD?   Answer: Microsoft…

Tip of the Day: Windows AutoPilot Links from an MVP and more!

Today’s tip… Some people like screenshots, some people like simple steps, and some people want all of the information. Here’s a list of content that should satisfy most when they are looking for all things AutoPilot. AutoPilot and Intune   MVP Blog “First look at Windows AutoPilot Intune integration” – https://osddeployment.dk/2017/10/20/first-look-at-windows-autopilot-intune-integration/ Great screenshots of the…

Tip of the Day: PowerShell Core, generally available and supported!

Today’s tip… As of January 10th, 2018: PowerShell Core 6.0 is a new edition of PowerShell that is cross-platform (Windows, macOS, and Linux), open-source, and built for heterogeneous environments and the hybrid cloud. The blog article below addresses the following: Where do you get it? How do you update a pre-existing PowerShell Core installation to…


Tip of the Day: Ultimate Guide to Windows Server on Azure

Today’s tip… Are you a Windows Server admin who has not yet tried Azure? If so, we have the “Ultimate Guide to Windows Server on Azure” available for download. Direct download – Ultimate Guide to Windows Server on Azure For additional information on Windows Server in Azure, start here: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/campaigns/windows-server/.  

Tip of the Day: Another Windows Server Question of the Day

Today’s tip… Question: With the changes in Windows Server to the new Semi-Annual Channel release, my customer is wondering if anything has changed with regard to patch management? Is there a public document that discusses this topic?   Answer: Yes. Windows Server patching is simpler, more predictable and will reduce costs by delivering: Predicable monthly…

Tip of the Day: Another Windows Server Question of the Day

Today’s tip… Question: My customer would like to know if there is a way to restrict a Hyper-V user who uses enhanced session mode. Specifically, they want to allow their users to use enhanced session mode for smart cards, but prevent other resources like audio, hard drive and other device redirection for their VMs. Is…