Modern management for Windows 10

Today’s post is designed to help you start your journey towards the modern management of Windows devices in your enterprise IT environment. Earlier this year, we shared our vision for “modern management” for Windows 10, in which organizations can manage Windows 10 devices of any form factor – PC, tablet, phone, HoloLens, Surface Hub etc….


Tips for IT admins in the Windows 10 Get Started app

With Windows 10, version 1607 (also referred to as the Anniversary Update), we added a new section to the Get Started app specifically for IT professionals working in the enterprise called “Tips for IT Administrators.”     Our goal was to enable you to quickly access step-by-step instructions on common enterprise IT tasks, such as…


Windows 10 1607 is now a Current Branch for Business (CBB) release

Today I am pleased to announce that Windows 10 1607, also known as the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, has been declared as Current Branch for Business (CBB) and is ready for deployment. This is an important milestone and signifies that this version has been validated by customers, OEMs and partners giving organizations the confidence to…


Unified Windows 10 update history

As you may have noticed, we have been publishing information about the key improvements and fixes included in each Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 cumulative update on the Windows 10 update history page at In addition to listing improvements and fixes, the page also links to the Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article which…


Microsoft Update Catalog site updated

A few months ago, we mentioned that we were updating the Microsoft Update Catalog website to remove the ActiveX requirement that kept the site from being used by browsers other than Internet Explorer. We are happy to announce that update has been completed. Starting today, IT administrators using Microsoft Edge (or other browsers) will be…