Update 1512 now available in System Center Configuration Manager Technical Preview

A little more than a week ago, we made the latest version of System Center Configuration Manager generally available , and we are very excited that many of our customers already upgraded to it! To provide continuous innovation, we have already been working…(read more)… Read more

New Configuration Manager extension Now Available: Support for Win32 MSI apps via MDM

Author: Mahyar Ghadiali, Senior Program Manager, Enterprise Client and Mobility A scenario we hear about from customers is that the IT Pro wants to deploy MSI apps to MDM managed Windows devices (devices that do not run the Configuration Manager client…(read more)… Read more

Now Generally Available: System Center Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection (Version 1511)

Over the past few months we have been working to finalize the latest version of System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr). We are excited to announce that this new current branch of System Center Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection (version…(read more)… Read more

Now available: Updated System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Toolkit

Author: Brian Huneycutt, Senior Software Engineer, Enterprise Client and Mobility An updated version of the Configuration Manager Toolkit is now available on the Microsoft Download Center. The new version, available here , addresses the following issues…(read more)… Read more

If you use WSUS you should read this: Important update for WSUS 4.0 (KB 3095113)

As some of you may know, we are releasing the Windows 10 1511 feature upgrade to WSUS in the next couple weeks. This is the first in-place upgrade for Windows 10, and to fully enable this deployment scenario we shipped a patch to WSUS for Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012 (KB 3095113)…. Read more

Microsoft Intune support tip: Don’t confuse EAP-TLS with EAP-TTLS

~ Frank Novak | Support Escalation Engineer In a unified management scenario where Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager is integrated with Microsoft Intune, it may be a little confusing as to how to configure Wi-Fi profiles for EAP-TLS connections in the admin console. When creating the Wi-Fi profile, it’s easy to confuse EAP-TLS with… Read more

Issue with the Windows ADK for Windows 10, version 1511

Author: Aaron Czechowski, Senior Program Manager, Enterprise Client and Mobility The Windows 10 ADK was recently updated on the Microsoft Hardware Dev Center, aligned with the Windows 10, version 1511 update. While this Windows ADK update addresses…(read more)… Read more

Now Available: System Center Configuration Manager Technical Preview 4

Today, we are making available System Center Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection Technical Preview 4 . This is the last technical preview before the general availability (GA) of the current branch of System Center Configuration Manager. This…(read more)… Read more

How Windows Defender harnesses the power of machine learning to help make Windows 10 Microsoft’s most secure client OS

Windows Defender harnesses the power of machine learning, contributing to making Windows 10 Microsoft’s most secure client operating system and providing increased protection against security threats facing consumers and commercial enterprises today. To reduce the number of both false negative and false positive detections, Microsoft’s automation pipeline uses a variety of tools and technologies to… Read more

Hotfix: Installing and searching for updates is slow, CPU utilization is high

We have a couple recent hotfixes for Windows that you’ll want to be aware of if you install Windows updates by using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr 2012 or ConfigMgr 2012 R2). The problems addressed with these hotfixes have the following symptoms: – When you install Windows updates by using System Center Configuration Manager,… Read more