Tip of the Day: Known Lock Screen issues with Creator's Update (1703)

Working lock screen issues in the latest build? Check out this blog post. Great information and screenshots!   Blog Location: “Known Lock Screen issues with Creator’s Update (1703)” – https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/kimberj/2017/05/05/known-lock-screen-issues-1703/


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: 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…


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: What does the Windows 10 1607 CBB declaration mean for Windows 10 1507 now that media has been released?

Today’s Tip… With the Current Branch for Business (CBB) declaration of Windows 10 1607 (1607 = RS1 = Build 10.0.14393) on November 29, 2016, and the release of updated media for Windows 10 1607 on Windows Update for Business (WUfB), Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), and MSDN (on 1/19/2017) and on the Volume Licensing Service…


Tip of the Day: FIPS 140-2 Validation of Windows 10 1607 and Windows Server 2016

Today’s Tip… As of Thursday, January 26th, the following operating systems have validated to FIPS 140-2: Client Windows 10 1607 Windows 10 Enterprise 1607 Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB 1607 Windows 10 Mobile 1607 Windows 10 Professional 1607 Note: Windows 10 1607 = Build 10.0.14393 = RS1 and is formerly known as the Anniversary Update. Server…


Tip of the Day: New Windows ADK, Windows Ink and Configuring the Taskbar in Windows 10

Today’s Tip… The Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows 10, version 1607 is available. Direct download: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=526739 Note: You must use Windows 10, version 1607 with this version of the ADK.   Brian Roper and Li-Chen Miller take a look at Windows Ink and the work that went into it to make it…


Tip of the Day: Two great Niehaus Blog Posts for Windows 10 1607 (f. k. a. Anniversary Update)

Today’s Tip… Here’s a blog to help locate the volume license media on the Volume Licensing Service Center site. The blog includes screenshots to make it even easier! “Windows 10 1607 downloads available on VLSC” – https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/mniehaus/2016/08/04/windows-10-1607-downloads-available-on-vlsc/   Here’s a blog discussing Delivery Optimization and WSUS. “Windows 10, Delivery Optimization, and WSUS: Take #2” -…


Tip of the Day: Temporarily Blocking a Driver Update from Reinstalling in Windows 10

Today’s Tip… In Windows 10, your device is always kept up-to-date to have the latest features and fixes. Drivers are installed automatically so that you don’t have to select which updates are needed. In rare cases, a specific driver might temporarily cause issues that affect your device. In this situation, you can prevent the problematic…


Tip of the Day: Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update has been released

Today’s Tip… As of 8/16/2016, the Windows 10 Anniversary Update has begun rolling out for Windows 10 Mobile, including additional features and improvements. To manually check for the update, on Start, swipe over to the All apps list, then select Settings > Update & security > Phone update > Check for updates. Note that availability…