Category Archives: Microsoft Surface

Got a Surface Pro 4 with a flickering screen, try these hacks.

Introduction I’ve got a Surface Pro 4 and use it daily as it’s light and easy to work with plus my super powerful Lenovo P1 is now running full time as a Hyper-v Lab. Problem However, the Surface Pro 4 … Continue reading

Posted in flickering screen, Surface Pro 4 | Leave a comment

How can I use PowerShell to deploy Windows 10 x64 to the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 using MDT 2013 Update 2

Introduction In a previous post I showed you how you can deploy Windows 10 x64 (version 1507) to the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 using MDT 2013 Update 1.   This script has been updated with the following changes: Windows 10 … Continue reading

Posted in MDT 2013 Update 2, PowerShell, Surface Pro 4, Windows 10 | Leave a comment

Today I got a nice surprise in the post, my book arrived !

Today I got a phone call from DHL saying that they had a delivery to make, luckily I was WFH due to the snow outside. 20 minutes later a truck arrives and offloads 6 boxes of books. The book is … Continue reading

Posted in book, Surface Pro 3 | Leave a comment

What to do if your Surface Pro 4 is hanging during OSD via System Center 2012 R2 SP1 Configuration Manager ?

Problem During Windows 10 TH2 Enterprise x64 deployments (1511) you may notice that the Surface Pro 4 is hanging when getting devices ready at around the 30 % mark (see photo). Leaving the device alone will probably not help as … Continue reading

Posted in getting devices ready, Surface Pro 4 | 4 Comments

How can I setup Windows Hello on the Surface Book or Surface Pro 4 ?

Introduction This short post is to show you how easy it is to setup Windows Hello (login to the device using facial recognition) on your new surface Pro 4 or Surface Book. To setup Windows Hello on the Surface Book … Continue reading

Posted in Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, Windows Hello | Leave a comment

Why is the Windows Hello option missing on a Surface Pro 4 or Surface Book ?

Introduction After powering on a brand new Surface Pro 4 or a Surface Book, you might be interested in testing out the really cool feature called Windows Hello which allows you to login to Windows using facial recognition. Awesome. Problem … Continue reading

Posted in Surface Pro 4, Windows Hello | 1 Comment

Where can I find the official drivers for the new Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book products ?

Introduction With the release of Microsoft’s Surface Book  and Surface Pro 4 products today (October 26th, 2015) administrators will want to start imaging them with their corporate image right away. Download the drivers One of the first questions they’ll have … Continue reading

Posted in Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 | 6 Comments

How can I deploy Windows 10 x64 Enterprise to the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 using MDT 2013 Update 1 ?

  Introduction In a previous posts I’ve shown you how you can deploy Windows 8.1 x64 to the Surface Pro 3 with MDT 2013 or Configuration Manager 2012 R2. In this post I’ll show you how to automate the deployment … Continue reading

Posted in MDT 2013 Update 1, Surface Pro 3 | Leave a comment

Updated Powershell script with June 2015 drivers for deploying the Surface Pro 3 with MDT 2013

On June 25th, Microsoft released another driver update for the Surface Pro 3 here. As usual, i’ve updated my PowerShell script to allow you to deploy this awesome device using minimal effort via a MDT 2013 solution all built with … Continue reading

Posted in MDT 2013, Surface Pro 3 | 1 Comment

Updated Powershell script with May 2015 drivers for deploying the Surface Pro 3 with MDT 2013

Microsoft has recently released new updated drivers for the Surface Pro 3 (May 2015).     About the drivers   Here’s a breakdown of what those drivers are, the README below describes the versions of the components found in the … Continue reading

Posted in PowerShell, Surface Pro 3 | Leave a comment

Updated Powershell script with March 2015 drivers for deploying the Surface Pro 3 with MDT 2013

Microsoft has recently released new updated drivers for the Surface Pro 3 (March 2015).   Here’s a breakdown of what those drivers are, the README below describes the versions of the components found in the Surface Pro 3 cumulative firmware … Continue reading

Posted in MDT 2013, PowerShell, Surface Pro 3 | Leave a comment

A list of Surface Pro 3 resources for both MDT 2013 and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Introduction I’ve done quite a few blog posts and sessions on the Surface Pro 3 in the last few months and I thought it would be a nice idea to gather them all together in one place for your benefit, … Continue reading

Posted in Surface Pro 3 | Leave a comment

The CM12 UEFI BitLocker Frontend HTA – Part 1. The features.

This is version 4.0 of the original windows-noob FrontEnd HTA, and this time it has evolved to support System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager using UEFI (or legacy capable) hardware running Windows 8.1 Enterprise with Update.     For the … Continue reading

Posted in Surface Pro 3 | Leave a comment

Updated Powershell script with January 2015 drivers for deploying the Surface Pro 3 with MDT 2013

Introduction Microsoft released new updated drivers for the Surface Pro 3 yesterday and you can read about what those driver updates contained here. Here’s a breakdown of what those driver versions are: Surface Pro UEFI update (v3.11.450.0) adds support for … Continue reading

Posted in MDT 2013, Surface Pro 3 | 3 Comments

Configuration Manager Community Switzerland user group meeting Feb 9th, in Zurich. Sign up ! !

Here’s a quick post to let you know that I’ll be speaking at a System Center Configuration Manager event in Zurich, February 9th, for the Switzerland User Group, the details are here. There are other cool speakers like Kenny Buntinx … Continue reading

Posted in Surface Pro 3 | Leave a comment