Category Archives: Windows 10

How can I forcefully upgrade from Windows 7 or Windows 10 to the latest version of Windows 10 using SCCM CB ?

Introduction Windows 7 is going EOL (End of life) in 2020, that means you have less than two years to move from Windows 7 to Windows 10 to remain supported. Based on the graphic below, you could indeed migrate to … Continue reading

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How can I enable the diagnostic prompt for Windows 10 upgrades in Windows 10 v1703 and later

Introduction On Windows 10 version 1607 and earlier during Windows 10 upgrades from one version to another, after the computer reboots to upgrade the operating system you’ll see a screen similar to the below At this point you could press … Continue reading

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How can I customize the start screen in Windows 10 using Intune

Introduction I’ve been doing a lot of testing with Windows AutoPilot recently (blog post coming soon), and as part of that testing, I wanted my Windows 10 version 1709 (Fall Creators update) devices to have a customized start screen (or … Continue reading

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How can I automate the deployment of Windows 10 version 1709 (Fall Creators Update) using MDT and PowerShell ?

Introduction Microsoft released the new Surface Pro and recently a new operating system, Windows 10 version 1709 (Fall Creators Update). Now you can automate the installation of it using PowerShell. This script has been written to allow you to automate … Continue reading

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Collection query for All Windows 10 version 1709

This is a quick post about a query you can use to find All Windows 10 version 1709, here’s the query ! select SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceID,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceType,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Name,SMS_R_SYSTEM.SMSUniqueIdentifier,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceDomainORWorkgroup,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Client from SMS_R_System inner join SMS_G_System_OPERATING_SYSTEM on SMS_G_System_OPERATING_SYSTEM.ResourceId = SMS_R_System.ResourceId where SMS_R_System.OSBranch != 2 and (SMS_R_System.OperatingSystemNameandVersion = … Continue reading

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