How to install Office using a Provisioning Package

Hi everyone, Sorry, it took me quite a while to write that article about how to install Office using a Provisioning Package (PPKG). As you might know, there’s some challenges deploying  a Win32 apps using PPKG because of the limitation of the file you can upload inside a PPKG to use with “ProvisioningCommands” feature. Indeed, it’s…

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Provisioning packages – What can or cannot be done?

Hi Windows 10 folks! Today I wanted to talk about a topic that I like: Windows 10 provisioning. There’s a lot of discussion on Internet if the new Windows 10 deployment method (aka provisioning) was really a doable scenario. And to be honest, from my experience, I don’t see a lot of customer adopting that…

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Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book April 2016 Updates available!

Hi Surface owners 🙂 Today, we released the latest set of drivers and firmwares for Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book. This is quite a huge set of updates which fixes many of the Surface issues. You will find the details about Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book updates on the following links: Surface Pro…


Copyprofile, IE11 crash on Windows 10

Hi everyone! Today I would like to talk about an issue I faced recently. I think many of our customers are still using the “CopyProfile” setting available in the answer file (unattend.xml) to copy the built-in administrator profile to the default profile. That way, when a new user is created on that machine, it will…

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Block Windows 10 Public Store using Microsoft Intune (but still allow the business store)

Hi Windows 10 experts and lovers 🙂 Today I want to talk to you about a very exciting feature which has been released in Windows 10 managed by Microsoft Intune. Now it’s possible to disable the Windows 10 public store while keeping access to the business store (Windows Store for Business). Side note: We also have released…

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Surface 3/Pro 4/Book updates available in WSUS!

This news will be a very happy one for IT Pros managing Surface devices in a corporate environment. You might already know that until now, you had only 2 choices to manage drivers and firmware updates for Surface devices: Download and install from Microsoft Update Download the MSI version of the drivers/firmware update and deploy…

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SCCM 1602 available now!

Hi SCCM experts, As you might have seen, SCCM 1602 has been released on March 11th 2016. You will find the official announcement here: SCCM Official Blog Annoucement You will find details about what’s new in SCCM 1602 here: What’s new in SCCM 1602 To install the 1602, the prerequisite is to have SCCM 1511…


Windows Update for Business explained

* UPDATE * For more details, please visit the official Technet page about Windows Update for Business. Hi Windows lovers and IT pros! Today I want to make a quick jump of what a lot of us was waiting for: Windows Update for Business (WUfB). To be clear, WUfB is not a WSUS in the cloud….

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Add a provisioning package in an offline image using DISM

Hi Windows 10 folks! Another article about provisioning package (and you will see more on my blog in the future) to help you understand better how to use provisioning package. In my previous article, I showed you how to create a provisioning package (PPKG) and how to apply it manually. When you apply manually a…

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How to upgrade Windows 10 edition using provisioning package?

Hi everyone! In this article, I would like to explain how to upgrade easily Windows 10 edition without reimaging the computer. To do this, we have to use the new Windows 10 feature: provisioning package (PPKG). To get more information about provisioning package, I let you visit the TechNet page about it. Just to explain…

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