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14
Nov

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

Posted by | | Microsoft IntuneSCCMWindows 10

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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08
Sep

CM Tech Preview 1708 – Make Scripts Work for You!

Posted by | | PowerShellSCCM

Greetings everyone, If you haven’t heard by now, the newest branch of SCCM 1706 brought the concept of managing PowerShell scripts within the Administrators console that can be executed against Devices or Device Collections. 聽This a an awesome feature that has tons of possibilities. 聽You may have quickly noticed that you cannot pass parameters to […]

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08
Aug

The Value of Managed Services

Posted by | | Microsoft IntunePowerShellSCCMWindows 10

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
Jul

SCCM Current Branch 1702 Hotfix – Stuck Download

Posted by | | SCCM

Are you experiencing an issue with the “Configuration Manager 1702 Hotfix Rollup (KB4019926)” getting stuck after upgrading SCCM to 1702? We have a fix.

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27
Jun

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

Posted by | | PowerShellSCCMWindows 10

Cyberattacks don’t appear to be going away anytime soon. This is what businesses need to do to mitigate IT security threats.

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30
Mar

Understanding Software Update Deployment Status, Part 3: Viewing Compliance in the SCCM Console

Posted by | | SCCMUncategorized

SUMMARY This is part 3 of a 6 part series where I talk through common issues I have seen that skew the numbers for software updates, or make it difficult to explain the results. Once we are done, hopefully you will be able to look at the SCCM Software Update process in much the same […]

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10
Feb

SCCM Current Branch and pre-production clients

Posted by | | SCCM

Hello, world! A quick blog to review the steps required to implement Pre-Production SCCM client聽upgrades. You will need a Device Collection with members used for testing upgrades. Verify the Hierarchy Settings – In the Configuration Manager console open Administration > Site Configuration > Sites, and choose Hierarchy Settings. On the Client Upgrade tab of the […]

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26
Jan

Use PowerShell to find unmanaged computers

Posted by | | PowerShellSCCM

Greetings fellow IT geeks. 聽Today’s post is centered around PowerShell and a recent request we had from a client. The聽Issue So like many companies out there, there can be many computers in your SCCM database and Active Directory that are one or more of the following: Stale AD Object Non standard computer name (likely meaning […]

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13
Jan

UNDERSTANDING SOFTWARE UPDATE DEPLOYMENT STATUS

Posted by | | SCCM

Summary   We鈥檝e all been there before鈥 The monthly software updates are released and you diligently deploy them to your environment. At some point your manager, IT Security or Auditor asks why certain systems are not compliant. Depending on your environment, it can be hard to find answers for all of their questions.   In […]

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14
Dec

App-V in Windows 10 1607!

Posted by | | SCCMWindows 10

Greetings everyone. 聽As promised, Microsoft incorporated the Application Virtualization (App-v) client into the Windows 10 1607 Operating System! 聽This is exciting news (well at least for me). 聽I absolutely love App-V. Virtual applications don’t physically install onto the OS like a traditional script or MSI based application install, rather they are contained in a very […]

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