Windows 10

14
Nov

Set IE as default for Windows 10 Intune (SCCM/Hybrid) clients

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One of the first questions we are generally asked with Windows 10 is “How do I make Internet Explorer my default browser instead of Edge?”   Now we could have a whole discussion around Edge vs IE, but that’s not the point of this post. 馃檪   Today’s post we will outline changing the default […]

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07
Nov

SCCM and MDT OSD with BitLocker OH MY!

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While working with a client on an in-place upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 utilizing an SCCM task sequence integrated with MDT, I ran into some unexpected issues. First let鈥檚 look at the Disable BitLocker step in the SCCM MDT task sequence.   鈥淓nable BitLocker鈥 step is nothing more than an execution of a [...]

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24
Aug

What modern management of Windows 10 looks like with Windows AutoPilot, Azure AD, SCCM, and Intune

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Your organization can support various operating systems across a wide range of device types, and manage them through a common set of tools such as SCCM, Microsoft Intune, or other third-party products. This 鈥渕anaged diversity鈥 enables you to empower your employees to benefit from the productivity enhancements available on their new Windows 10 computers, while […]

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08
Aug

The Value of Managed Services

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Today we are going to tell you a little story聽and see if it rings true for your organization. 聽This is a story of a fictitious company named Contoso. 聽Although Contoso is the popular make believe company Microsoft has been so kind to share with us over the years, the parallels to your organization might be […]

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03
Aug

The Case of the Thwarted Thief (Windows 10 Security Saves the Day)

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Today we are going to be discussing some of the new security features that Windows 10 includes.   Rather than overwhelming you with technical details and specifications, I am going to share a story:   The story you are about to hear could very well be true, only the names have been changed to protect […]

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18
Jul

How Windows 10 Will Change Deployment Operations

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Is your business ready to take on the new way of OS deployments?   Traditionally, OS deployments would consist of engineering a new base-image once every couple of years. Once the image was ready, businesses would spin up a project to update the business-critical applications, and then the rollout of the 鈥榥ew environment鈥 would take [...]

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03
Jul

Assembly not required (preparing for Windows 10)

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When my twin sons were around 5 years old, my wife and I decided to purchase them "big boy bikes." 聽I remember driving over to the local Walmart...the excitement of getting a new bike shined brilliantly from their faces. Once we arrived we made our way back to the area where the bikes were on [...]

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27
Jun

Patch or Petya: There Are Only Two Choices When It Comes to Security

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Well, here we go again.   Another massive ransomware attack is spreading around the globe as we speak, just a month after the WannaCry ransomware attack. Initial reports of businesses being impacted by the Petya malware came from Russia and Ukraine, but within hours the attack had gone global.   As John Carlin, chairman of [...]

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26
Jun

Journey into Windows 10 Deployment

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Welcome Traveler Let's go on a journey.   A journey of the mind.   To the world of Windows upgrades.....   Just hearing the words brings a sinking feeling that weighs the soul of mortal technicians and engineers everywhere. The pitfalls are all around us... those that we accept because we must. App compatibility. User [...]

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07
Jun

How Windows 10 Drives Business Value

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Ready or not, Windows 10 is where it鈥檚 at and going to be for the foreseeable future. To ensure that your organization gets the most value out of the new feature set, we are delivering a four-part webinar series. Check out our first webinar video as Model Technology Solutions' managing partner and Microsoft technology expert, [...]

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