Enroll a Windows 10 Machine into Windows AutoPilot

You’ve probably heard of Windows AutoPilot by now and If you haven’t I’ll tell you what it is. Official Microsoft Definition: Windows AutoPilot is a collection of technologies used to setup and pre-configure new devices, getting them ready for productive use. In addition, you can use Windows AutoPilot to reset, repurpose and recover devices. My…

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Update Compliance

What if I told you there was a tool that would allow you to see in one glance what version of Windows 10 you are running [1507, 1511, 1607, 1703]? What if I told you the same tool will even show you if your Windows 10 machines had on the latest cumulative updates? What if…

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Are you ready for “Readyforwindows”?

Hello There! My name is Okem and I’m a Windows Technical Resource at Microsoft. In this post I intend to show you a cool new website that can help you with your Windows 10 deployments. Here are some deployment questions I’m hoping we can answer indirectly as I talk about this relatively new offering: How do…

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Windows Upgrade Analytics

One of the new management features of Windows 10 1607 is the Windows Upgrade Analytics Service which allows you to collect telemetry from Windows 10, Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 machines and have them uploaded to the cloud where they are analyzed for known issues.   The goal is to see if there are any…

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Windows 10 Retail Demo Mode

If you’ve ever walked into Best buy or any other computer store in your area, you’ll notice them running machines which have very generic user names like “Wendy Tao” or “Antonio Onio.”   Do these people exist? Where did they come from?   It turns out you are looking at the Windows Retail Demo mode…

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