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…


Office Hours are Back by Popular Demand!

Last fall, we held a series of open office hours. For an hour each week, we invited anyone who was interested to join some members of the Upgrade Analytics product group on a conference call. The feedback was positive, and since then, we’ve had several people ask when or if we will be doing another…


You can now set the target OS version in Upgrade Analytics

The default target OS in Upgrade Analytics is set to the released version of the Current Branch for Business (CBB). Currently (at the time that this blog was published), it is set to Windows 10 version 1511.  The target OS setting is used to evaluate the number of computers that are already on this or…

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Authentication proxy support added in new version (12.28.16) of the Upgrade Analytics deployment script

On December 28, 2016, we released an updated version of the Upgrade Analytics Deployment script.  If you are using an older version of the script, we encourage you to download the latest script from the Microsoft Download Center.   To allow data to be sent from the machine to the Upgrade Analytics service in an…


Upgrade Analytics Breaking Change Notification: KB Update Required

The Upgrade Analytics team is improving the way your machines send data to Microsoft.  Action is required by January 31st, 2017 to ensure the data in your workspace remains complete and accurate. One of the prerequisites for Upgrade Analytics is the Compatibility Update KB (KB 2952664 for Windows 7 machines and KB 2976978 for Windows…


Computer Groups are now available in Upgrade Analytics

We are happy to announce that Computer Groups are now available in Upgrade Analytics. Computer Groups allow you to segment your environment by creating Computer Groups based on OMS Log Search results or by importing Groups from Active Directory, WSUS or System Center Configuration Manager. Computer Groups are an OMS feature, more information is available…