IE Support Policy Information and Resources

We have been asked several times by partners what is the support policy and EOL of Internet Explorer.   There seems to be a lot of confusion over this questions and the announcements we made around Microsoft Edge (Formerly Spartan).  Here is some key information about Internet Explorer 11 and Microsoft Edge. The latest version of…


Upgrading to build 10122 of Windows 10

Good morning everyone.  If you  are a part of the Windows 10 Tech Preview, you may have been taking advantage of the latest builds of Windows 10.  Recently we released build 10122, and your installation may have stopped at 18% .  Thanks to Pieter Wigleven and Antonio Vasconcelos who found the following approach that fixed…


Ramping up on Windows 10 — Get Ready With Upcoming Training!

As you know Windows 10 is right around the corner and will be available shortly. We want to ensure you have all of the right tools and knowledge on the new operating system before your customers start inquiring.  Please attend these webinars and in person training  to learn more on how to keep current with…


ANNOUCEMENT: SCU is now available on Channel 9!

I am excited to announce the partnership between SCU and Channel 9, allowing for all SCU content and the live SCU US event feed available via Channel 9. SCU 2015 US will take place 2/4/15 in Dallas, TX. This year’s event includes two live tracks, one of which will be featured on Channel 9 live,…

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Windows 8.1 Deployment In Action: Putting MDT and WDS Together (Part 6)

In this part we put all the parts together, to have your first deployment environment ready to go.  By bringing together the images you create in the MDT and making them a part of the WDS environment.  Resources: Windows Server 2012 R2: https://aka.ms/getwindowsserver2012R2 Microsoft Deployment Tool Kit (MDT) 2013: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40796  Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit…


Windows 8.1 Deployment In Action: Working with Task Sequences (Part 5)

In this part we will take a look at how to build a task sequence, that will allow you to put together all the components necessary for your Windows 8.1 deployment. Resources: Windows Server 2012 R2: https://aka.ms/getwindowsserver2012R2 Microsoft Deployment Tool Kit (MDT) 2013: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40796  Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (WADK) for Windows 8.1: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39982  My…

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Windows 8.1 Deployment In Action: Working with Deployment Shares (Part 4)

In this part, you will get to take a look at the basic building block in an MDT environment, the deployment share.  This will house all the files to help provision and build your desktop. Resources: Windows Server 2012 R2: https://aka.ms/getwindowsserver2012R2 Microsoft Deployment Tool Kit (MDT) 2013: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40796  Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (WADK) for…

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Windows 8.1 Deployment In Action: Installing the Tools (Part 3)

In this part of the series we will take a look at how to install the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) and the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (WADK).   Resources: Windows Server 2012 R2: https://aka.ms/getwindowsserver2012R2 Microsoft Deployment Tool Kit (MDT) 2013: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40796  Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (WADK) for Windows 8.1: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39982  My peers in…

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Windows 8.1 Deployment In Action: Deployment Pre-Requisites (Part 2)

In this part I talk about some of the under the hood requirements you need to have in place before you begin building your deployment environment.  Enjoy!   Resources: Windows Server 2012 R2:https://aka.ms/getwindowsserver2012R2 Microsoft Deployment Tool Kit (MDT) 2013:http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40796  Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (WADK) for Windows 8.1: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39982  My peers in Canada did an…

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Windows 8.1 Deployment In Action: Introduction (Part 1)

Good day everyone!  In our recent set of IT camps we talked about Windows 8.1 in the enterprise, one of the topics we discussed was deployment technologies.  So I decided to put together a series of screencasts to talk about deploying Windows 8.1.  More importantly throughout these screencasts all the tools I will show are…

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