Windows 10: HIPAA Compliance [Updated]

Hello Community, Earlier this year (Feb 2017), we released guidance for configuring Windows 10 systems to comply with HIPAA requirements. After further review both internally at Microsoft and via customer feedback, we determined that additional clarification was needed. It was quickly determined that if we configured all of the settings in the original documentation, the…

Windows 10 Pro to Enterprise Upgrades Simplified!

We have made it easy for Windows 10 Enterprise entitled customers to convert their Windows 10 Pro, [OEM, Retail, or VL] devices to Windows 10 Enterprise simply by changing the product key. You don’t need to go through an upgrade in place or wipe and load like you had to in the past. The upgrade…

Prevent a Task Sequence from running over a remote connection

During a recent Windows 10 deployment, my colleague (@NathanOlmstead) and I needed a way to prevent the task sequence from running if a user kicks it off via Software Center from a remote connection. We did not have the deployment set to download all content before running simply because it’s a large amount of data (20+ GB…

Group Policy Search

The GPS is a fantastic group policy search tool for Microsoft Active Directory Group Policy settings. Use this when you’re looking for various Group Policy settings and respective registry data. Data is available for Windows Client, Server, Internet Explorer, Edge, Office, User & Machines polices. Source: Group Policy Search

Interactive Azure Platform & Sizing Overview

An interactive Azure Platform Big Picture with direct links to Documentation, Prices, Limits, SLAs and much more. Source: Interactive Azure Platform Overview