Windows 10 Generic Image / No Bloatware
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Windows 10 Generic Image / No Bloatware

With the popularity of Modern Device Provisioning using  Windows Autopilot or AirWatch, using a “Generic Image”  (Microsoft OS without OEM added-value software added) as the baseline OS is a very common practice. I have been asked multiple times if a generic image (ISO from Microsoft) contains any bloatware.  – The short answer is NO.   It…

Microsoft Extends Windows 10 v1511 EOS
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Microsoft Extends Windows 10 v1511 EOS

Late last night (Novermber 14),  Michael Niehaus posted a blog titled:  Progressing Windows as a Service  in which  informed the Windows 10 community that Microsoft will be extending the End of Support for Windows 10 v1511  until April 2018 (previously announced for Oct 1, 2017): To help some early enterprise adopters that are still finishing their transition…

InfoBits – Win10 news you can use October 2017
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InfoBits – Win10 news you can use October 2017

Every month, I try to to find a short list on Windows 10 related topics which would be of  interest to you and specially your customers.   Windows 10 represent a great opportunity to change the way customers deploy and manage devices, however it also represents a big challenge for many customer.  We continue to visit…

InfoBits – Win10 News You can use September 2017
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InfoBits – Win10 News You can use September 2017

Below you will find a short list on Windows 10 related topics which would be of  interest to your customers.   Windows 10 represent a great opportunity to change the way customers deploy and manage devices.  It also represents a big challenge for many customer. We can help them in this journey to Modern Device Management! …

Windows 10 version 1511 End of Support: : October 10, 2017
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Windows 10 version 1511 End of Support: : October 10, 2017

Windows 10 version 1511 will no longer receive security or quality updates after October 10, 2017. What this means? After October 10, 2017  Windows 10 version 1511 will no longer receive security or  quality updates! Why is this important?   Because many customer began to deploy Windows 10 and may have no plan to update these…

Windows 10 Resources List
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Windows 10 Resources List

I’ve been using these for a while, but posting here for as I am constantly updating them.  Hope these help! The Windows 10 from video sessions  I mentioned would be useful are (all from Microsoft Ignite 2016):  – Key Note by Brad Anderson:  The session name was:  “Protect & Manage Your Digital Transformation”                    (It is…

Application Compatibility Testing with Windows 10 and Windows-as-a-Service
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Application Compatibility Testing with Windows 10 and Windows-as-a-Service

Summary: Microsoft’s Windows 10 new delivery and update cycles will drive significant change in the current enterprise application compatibility testing and verification operational processes. These processes will need to be done on an ongoing basis as opposed to being done prior to large OS migration projects. Enterprises will need to quickly adjust to this new…

Tech Summit 2017:Latest Windows 10 Deployment Video
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Tech Summit 2017:Latest Windows 10 Deployment Video

If you have not seen the latest (January 27, 2017) Microsoft Tech Summit video from Michael Niehaus you are missing a lot ! Enhance Windows 10 deployment: What’s new with Windows 10 deployment? It is a wealth of information on current releases but also lots of insights on best practices as well! One particular item…