Category: Windows

Azure AD Join forces a MFA Authentication

During an Windows 10 / MDM / Syntaro project we faced an issue regarding MFA (Multi Factor Authentication). The customer was a local school where not all students have a smartphone during the class. Because of this, we had the requirement to disable MFA in his environment for Azure AD

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Deployment options with Microsoft Intune

You can deploy several application types with Microsoft Intune, which can be assigned to users or devices. Not all options are always available, so we have created a chart, which will give you an overview about the possibilities. User targeted Device targeted   Available Required Available Required iOS VPP X iOS

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Windows 10 – Logon Performance for Pooled VDI’s

If you are trying to implement Windows 10 in a pooled/unpersistent VDI environment you will recognize that the logon performance is really bad. After some speed tests, I could find some settings which have impact the logon process. The second logon (different user) is much faster, than the first one. So try

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Setup Windows Store for Business with Mirko

MVP Mirko Colemberg has created a nice Video at Ignite about Windows Store for Business. Check it ou now: He explains not only the process to setup your own WSfB, he also covers the topic how Developers can share Line of Business (LOB) Apps to specific customers.

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Windows 10 Language Settings with Store Apps

In the last year we experienced a lot of problems with Windows 10 language settings and the Microsoft Store Apps. Like Roger Zander described in his blog, we would like to have an English operating system but an activated German MUI. We are living in Switzerland, so we need to

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Easily generate your WIM Files with WimAsAService

We had a dream, all our customers should be able to generate their monthly WIM files without issues. But mostly we faced the problem, that the customers need a lot of time to generate their base images for ConfigMgr, Virtual Machine Manager or even XenDesktop. The issues relied on: ConfigMgr’s

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Manage Windows 10 with Unified Write Filter enabled

There are lot of Blog Posts and TechNet Articles which explain how to use Unified Write Filter (UWF) together with ConfigMgr. But most of them are written for older ConfigMgr Versions like 2007. Now I had a project with ConfigMgr 2012 R2 SP1 and we found some interesting things, which

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Basic Setup for Windows Store for Business

The Windows Store for Business is available on every Windows 10 (Build 1511) device and enables you as a company to purchase App licenses for your employees and define which applications they can use. Additionally you can reassign licenses, if an employee left the company. The applications are automatically updated

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Installation of image 1 in package failed to complete. (Error: 800700A1)

Today I had the problem, that the apply image step in the Task Sequence always failed for a specific hardware type (HP 840 G1). The entries in the smsts.log showed the following entries: Set command line: "OSDApplyOS.exe" /image:A01000B1,1 "/config:A0100747,Win7_x64-DE-CH.xml" /target:C: /runfromnet:False    13.02.2015 12:18:03    2028 Found run from net option: 0

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