Category Archives: 1607

Why Telemetry is great, and why the uptake of Configuration Manager Current Branch is unprecedented

Introduction Brad Anderson (corporate vice president for Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft) wrote a blog post today about “What ConfigMgr Customers were Doing During the 2016 Holiday Break” and it revealed how a question posed by their own staff internally was … Continue reading

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Why does the Windows 10 1607 reinstall in PXE scenario fail sometimes for BitLockered UEFI enabled computers ?

Introduction Reinstalling computers via PXE boot (in WinPE) is still a valid OSD scenario, however that method brings challenges not least when UEFI capable hardware is in place and when that hardware is also encrypted with Bitlocker. The above HTA … Continue reading

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When do different versions of Windows 10 (CB versus CBB) become unsupported ?

Introduction It’s a little over a year now since Windows 10 was first released and during that time three versions have been released. Windows 10 1507 – (build 10240) Windows 10 1511 – (build 10586) Windows 10 1607 – (build … Continue reading

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Administrative Templates (.admx) for Windows 10 version 1607 and Windows Server 2016

Introduction Windows 10 version 1607 was released this week and Microsoft have released the administrative templates required to manage it (the .admx files). Download the admx templates To get the ADMX templates for Windows 10 version 1607, go to this … Continue reading

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Update your ConfigMgr 1606 SUP servers to deploy the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Introduction The Windows Team has released update KB3159706 that enables the provisioning of decryption keys in WSUS for Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2. This update is necessary for WSUS to be able to natively decrypt the encrypted Windows 10 … Continue reading

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