Upgrade Readiness inactive device retention policy

Currently, devices are automatically removed from your Upgrade Readiness workspace if they have been inactive for a period of 90 days.  In order to be consistent with other Windows Analytics solutions and to provide a more accurate representation of the active devices within your enterprise, we will be changing the Upgrade Readiness inactive device retention…


A new version of the deployment script (2.2) is now available

Today, July 14, 2017, we released a new version of the Upgrade Readiness Deployment script.   In version 2.1, we made some improvements to make sure that the checks that the script makes to verify connectivity to Microsoft endpoints, works smoothly. Script version 2.1 only supported running this improved checks on x64 machines.  In this…

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A new version of the deployment script (2.1) is now available

Today, July 10, 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 and the Readme file that includes the details of these changes on the Microsoft Download Center.   Issue 1: Connectivity check to endpoints We have…


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…