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Installing Windows Server 2019 on a Lenovo P1 for data dedup, my rough notes

Note: First things first, the Lenovo P1 is usually shipped with Windows 10 Pro for Workstations, and installing a Server operating system on it is not supported by Lenovo.   I wanted to install Windows Server 2019 on my Lenovo … Continue reading

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System Center Configuration Manager 1902 Technical Preview is available

Last night SCCM 1902 TP was released and this release has some interesting new updates. This preview release includes: View first screen only during remote control – When connecting to a client with two or more monitors, a remote tools … Continue reading

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System Center Configuration Manager Technical Preview version 1901 is now available

New year, new technical preview release !, the first of 2019 and it’s available for download now. This new release packs the following new *and updated* features: Client health dashboard You deploy software updates and other apps to help secure … Continue reading

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Forcefully upgrading Windows 7 or Windows 10 to a newer version of Windows 10

In March 2017 I blogged a method to allow you to forcefully upgrade your Windows 10 (or Windows 7) computers  to the latest version of Windows 10 using a popup (HTA) that gives the user some form of control (5 deferrals). … Continue reading

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A summary of System Center Configuration Manager releases in 2018 and the new features – Part 2 (Technical Preview)

In Part 1 of this summary of Configuration Manager releases in 2018, I looked at the 3 major Current Branch releases from Microsoft in 2018 and listed the main features those releases brought to the market. I also asked (and … Continue reading

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