Category Archives: Windows AutoPilot

Migrate to the cloud – Part 1. Setup

Introduction This blog series is comprised of 3 parts. In this part  I’ll cover how you can migrate your existing configuration manager managed, domain joined devices to Azure AD joined, and Intune managed devices. During that process the app also converts … Continue reading

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Zscaler SSL inspection throwing a wobbler during OOBE in Windows Autopilot

Introduction Note: We’ve been using Windows Autopilot with Zscaler configured with Microsoft URLs whitelisted without issue for a long time, this latest problem is new. Read on for more… I needed to setup a virtual machine for a colleague, and … Continue reading

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Do you have required Win32 Apps skipping Windows Autopilot ESP or not installing until after login ?

Introduction I saw an interesting tweet from @brucesaaaa where he talked about issues observed in multiple tenants during Windows Autopilot enrollment with required Win32 apps. The following was seen for required deployments of Win32 apps during Windows Autopilot enrollment: ESP … Continue reading

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Forcing a time sync during Windows Autopilot OOBE to combat time related issues

Introduction I recently encountered an issue when after Windows Autopilot enrollment was completed, the end user was unable to browse on-premises network resources such as file shares when logged on with using the Windows Hello for Business login method. The … Continue reading

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Gathering logs and sending an email when you need to reset Windows Autopilot – part 3

Introduction In a previous blog post I explained how you could use the SendGrid resource in Azure to send emails, and with a PowerShell script create an Intune app to give end users additional options when resetting their Windows Autopilot … Continue reading

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Displaying a welcome page after Windows Autopilot completes

Introduction Understanding when Windows Autopilot is complete is an interesting topic. It would be great if there was a reg-key or file that was set when Windows Autopilot completed successfully, but there isn’t, at least not now. In the meantime … Continue reading

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Office 365 issues after Windows Autopilot

Introduction I’m writing this post to catalog problems I recently faced while doing Windows Autopilot installations, we use a very slim enrollment Status Page (ESP) configuration with only one app marked as required (Microsoft Edge Chromium). The remaining applications are … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting application deployment failures during the Enrollment Status Page for Windows Autopilot

Introduction This blog post is basically my own troubleshooting flow after a recent Autopilot failure at work. The failure was linked to application installation and the cause was interesting. To verify what was going on I compared a failed Autopilot … Continue reading

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How Microsoft uses Intune internally to manage Windows devices

Introduction These are my notes about a session I’ve attended at Microsoft Ignite 2019, you can review the recording for this session here. This session was delivered by Seth Malcolm, part of a team of Program Managers responsible for Intune … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting “Something went wrong error 801c0003” during enrollment via Windows AutoPilot and Microsoft Intune

Introduction Yesterday I needed to deploy a new Windows 10 version 1709 Virtual Machine using Windows AutoPilot, with a user that did not have Administrative permissions on that Virtual Machine, so I created the profile in Windows AutoPilot in the … Continue reading

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How can I use Windows AutoPilot with a Proxy ?

Introduction Microsoft describes Windows AutoPilot as “Windows AutoPilot is a suite of capabilities designed to simplify and modernize the deployment and management of new Windows 10 PCs”.  That roughly translates to a cloud based method of deploying new Windows 10 … Continue reading

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