Announcing Windows Defender Antivirus Assessment with Update Compliance (Preview)

We are pleased to announce the addition of Windows Defender Antivirus Assessment as part of the Windows Analytics Update Compliance (Preview) solution. With this addition, commercial customers and IT Professionals can use Update Compliance to keep Windows 10 devices protected in their organization by having information on protection and threats status for their devices running…

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A new version of the Deployment script (Version 1.9) is now available

Today, June 1, 2017, we released a new version of the Upgrade Readiness Deployment script. This article explains the changes to the new script. You can find the latest script on the Microsoft Download Center. Issue 1: Commercial ID validation failing on certain PowerShell versions. We introduced a check to validate the commercial ID in…


Introducing a more efficient way to review low-risk applications and drivers

Today, we’re reorganizing STEP 2 of the Upgrade Readiness workflow to be more intuitive and efficient.  The changes we’ve made include reordering the blades in this section; consolidating information from multiple blades into one; and adding a blade to promote a data-driven approach to rationalizing over low-risk apps and drivers.     The order of…


Understanding connectivity scenarios and the deployment script

Over the last couple of months, we have learned a lot about the connectivity scenarios our customers are running and thus we have made improvements to the deployment script. In the past, the deployment script used to make assumptions about the scenario you are using sometimes caused an incorrect result. The new version of the…


Announcing general availability of Upgrade Readiness

We are proud to announce that today Upgrade Analytics is becoming Windows Analytics – Upgrade Readiness and has moved from public preview to general availability. Upgrade Readiness will help you move to Windows 10 and stay current with new Windows 10 Feature Updates by providing Detailed inventory about Applications, Drivers, Office Plugins and IE based web…


Give us your Feedback on Windows Analytics solutions

Your feedback is important to us and helps to improve Windows Analytics solutions: Upgrade Readiness, and Update Compliance. Here are some quick steps on how you can provide feedback. 1.   On a machine running Windows 10, open the Feedback Hub   2.   You can use the following URI schemes to provide feedback: To provide feedback…

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Announcing Public Preview of Windows Analytics: Update Compliance

We are pleased to announce Public Preview of Update Compliance through a suite of solutions called Windows Analytics. Upgrade Analytics will move under the Windows Analytics suite and will be re-named to Upgrade Readiness. At the same time this blog, the former Upgrade Analytics blog becomes the Windows Analytics blog. Update Compliance is a free…

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Upgrade Analytics Breaking Change: Post Migration Update

Several weeks ago, we posted about a breaking change that we would be making in the Upgrade Analytics back end on January 31st, 2017. Today, we successfully switched over our processing to the new pipeline, as planned. We have been and will continue to actively monitor the service throughout the next few days in case issues arise.  Further…