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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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A quick look at System Center Configuration Manager Technical Preview version 1810.2

Microsoft has released their second Technical Preview in one month, this one dubbed Technical Preview 1810.2 This release is also a new baseline release for Technical Preview installs. Technical preview version 1810.2: The Configuration Manager technical preview version 1810.2 is … Continue reading

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How can I change System Center Configuration Manager from an Eval edition to a Licensed edition ?

Introduction You may have inadvertently installed your new hierarchy using the Evaluation edition setting shown below when manually installing the site. Or, if you automated the installation using a method such as as this, perhaps you forgot to change the … Continue reading

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Spot the difference, maintenance windows versus service windows, Microsoft is listening and fixing !

Microsoft is listening to feedback at a tremendous rate, and this is a good thing. Lately people have been worried about the perceived lack of quality associated with pushing out fast paced releases, but Microsoft is not only developing at … Continue reading

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