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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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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How to switch to Windows 10 ADK on ConfigMgr 2012 R2 SP1

This article explains how to replace the Windows 8.1 ADK by the newly release Windows 10 ADK on a ConfigMgr 2012 R2 SP1 server. Prerequisites: Having upgraded ConfigMgr 2012 R2 to SP1 (or SP2) Having download the Windows 10 ADK for the following site   Uninstalling Windows 8.1 ADK First thing you have to do…

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Create custom Windows 10 policy in Microsoft Intune using OMA-URI

Today I want to introduce you how to use the recently added “Windows Custom Policy” for Windows 10 in Microsoft Intune. Before creating the Windows 10 custom policy, there’s some prerequisites on the device side: Windows 10 device is Azure AD joined (see this blog post to Azure AD join your Windows 10 device) Windows…