Category Archives: 1607

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 use Express Updates when patching Windows 10 with Quality Updates in System Center Configuration Manager (Current Branch) ?

Introduction Windows 10 Enterprise first shipped in July 2015 with Windows 10 version 1507, and since then there have been 2 versions, Windows 10 version 1511 and Windows 10 version 1607. In spring of this year (2017) we will see … Continue reading

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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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