Monthly Archives: March 2017

Still running SCCM 2007 ? then make sure you are aware of this

Introduction A SHA-1 deprecation coming to Windows will affect Configuration Manager, especially 2007 which doesn’t support SHA-2 algorithms. SHA-1 is a legacy cryptographic hash that many in the security community believe is no longer secure. Using the SHA-1 hashing algorithm … Continue reading

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How can I forcefully upgrade Windows 10 to the latest version using System Center Configuration Manager (Current Branch)?

Introduction Windows 10 is probably one of the fastest developing operating systems from Microsoft yet, and was initially released in July 2015 as Windows 10 version 1507. The version 1507 nomenclature equates to (YYMM) or year year, month month so … Continue reading

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How can I upgrade to System Center Configuration Manager Current Branch version 1702

Introduction In a previous post you used PowerShell scripts to quickly install System Center Configuration Manager (Current Branch) version 1606 and then upgraded it using Updates and Servicing to System Center Configuration Manager (Current Branch) version 1610. In case you … Continue reading

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How can I unlock Windows Holographic for Business features in Intune Preview?

Introduction I wanted to unlock Windows Holographic for Business features in Intune Preview (in Azure) in order to enable kiosk mode, but kiosk mode requires something called Developer Mode. Developer Mode on a device that has been upgraded to Windows … Continue reading

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First looks at Ciresons ConfigMgr Portal

Introduction I’ve spent the last few weeks getting familiar with the new ConfigMgr Portal for System Center Configuration Manager (Current Branch) and System Center Configuration Manager 2012 available from Cireson (a windows-noob.com sponsor) and I have to say, I’m impressed. … Continue reading

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