[Cross-Post] Windows 10 Enterpriseification (Applying Settings to Win10 via DSC)

Applies to: Windows 10, version all. My colleague Michael Henderson (Consultant based out of Indiana) wrote this post about how you can apply settings to Windows 10 via Desired State Configuration (DSC) Windows 10 Enterpriseification (Applying Settings to Win10 via DSC) https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/windows-10-enterpriseification-michael-henderson/ Thanks, Yong (Today at Martinez, California).

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After May 2018 security update: RDP "An authentication error occurred" "This could be due to CredSSP encryption oracle remediation".

[Client] i.e. On a Windows 10 When an IT Admin was trying to RDP to a Windows Server, they were getting the following error: May 2018 ‘security update’ is installed. [CAUSE] Starting in the May 2018 Security update we are enforcing the March 2018 CVE-2018-0886. CredSSP updates for CVE-2018-0886 http://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4093492/credssp-updates-for-cve-2018-0866-march-13-2018 My colleagues Paul and Graeme…

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SoCal Global Azure Bootcamp April 21st, 2018

Hi all, For those in Southern California (SoCal, Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego), the SoCal Azure User Group is hosting their annual “Global Azure Bootcamp” Who should attend?  Azure Admin’s and IT Professionals wanting to learn more about Microsoft Azure. When? April 21st 2018 Location: Mt. San Antonio College Address: 1100 N Grand…

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[Cross-Post] Project Honolulu has RTM’ed as “Windows Admin Center”

Applies To: Windows Server (Semi-Annual Channel) (i.e. Windows Server 1709) Windows Server 2016 Windows 10 Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2012 Project Honolulu has RTM’ed and it’s called “Windows Admin Center”. For details: Announcing Windows Admin Center: Our reimagined management experience https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/windowsserver/2018/04/12/announcing-windows-admin-center-our-reimagined-management-experience/ For info: Windows Admin Center https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/manage/windows-admin-center/overview Yong Keywords:  RSAT, Microsoft Management Console…

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Windows 10: New Tool: SetupDiag tool – Diagnose problems with Win7/Win8.1/Win10 to a Win10 upgrade

Applies to: Windows 7 SP1 to Windows 10 (‘all’ versions) Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 (‘all’ versions) Windows 10 (‘all’ versions) to Windows 10 (‘all’ versions) A new tool to diagnose problems with Win7/Win8.1/Win10 to a Win10 upgrade. SetupDiag tool release notes: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/deployment/upgrade/setupdiag#release-notes SetupDiag tool requirements: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/deployment/upgrade/setupdiag#requirements SetupDiag tool download location: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=870142 SetupDiag tool parameters…

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Windows 10: How to stop apps from re-launching after a reboot or shutdown?

Applies to: Windows 10, version 1803 Windows 10, version 1709 (Fall Creators Update) / Windows Server 1709 Does not apply to: Windows 10, version 1703 (Creators Update) Windows 10, version 1607 (Anniversary Update) / Windows Server 2016 Windows 10, version 1511 (November Update) Windows 10, version 1507 (RTM) Problem description: Logon re-launches all previously opened…

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Stop hurting yourself by: Not updating the drivers and firmware in Windows and Windows Server.

  Applies to: Windows 10 1803 (tbd, codename RS4) Windows 10 1709 (Fall Creators update, codename RS3) Windows 10 1703 (Creators update, codename RS2) Windows 10 1607 (Anniversary update, codename RS1) / Windows Server 2016 (codename RS1) Windows 10 1511 (November update, codename TH2) Windows 10 1507 (RTM, codename TH1) Windows 8.1/Windows 2012 R2 Windows…

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Stop hurting yourself by: Not applying the non-security updates for Windows and Windows Server.

Applies to: Windows 8.1/Windows 2012 R2 Windows 8/Windows 2012 Windows 7 SP1/Windows 2008 R2 SP1 Windows Vista/Windows 2008   Does not apply to: Windows 10 1803 ((tbd)) Windows 10 1709 (Fall Creators update) Windows 10 1703 (Creators update) Windows 10 1607 (Anniversary update) / Windows Server 2016 Windows 10 1511 (November update) Windows 10 1507…

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