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Proactive Remediations – Getting your message across with repeated Toast Notifications

Sometimes you just need to get your message across We have seen many great community solutions built around the Toast Notification framework. Notifying users of impending actions and faults is key to keeping them engaged and interested in the health and longevity of their devices. Maurice Daley has written some great blog posts on Proactive …

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Running custom actions during a Windows 10 Feature Update with Configuration Manager

Deploying Windows 10 Feature Updates in your organisation can be approached in multiple ways. As we merge the perimeter with the Cloud some of us are trying to understand the best way to deliver Feature Updates to our devices. Should we deploy an in-place upgrade using a ConfigMgr task sequence? Perhaps we should push the …

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Automatically Migrate Applications from ConfigMgr to Intune with the Win32App Migration Tool

The Win32App Migration Tool is a free community tool that has been developed to do the scoping and heavy lifting for you as you consider building Win32apps in Intune while using your ConfigMgr apps as a reference. The tool is designed to inventory ConfigMgr Applications and Deployment Types, build .intunewin files and create Win32apps directly …

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User-Driven Home Drive Migrations to OneDrive using MEMCM

This script wont necessarily fit your environment, it may do with tweaking, but my hope is that it will give you an idea of how you can approach different challenges using the different tools in you arsenal. TL;DR The script can be found here https://github.com/byteben/OneDrive/blob/master/export-homedrive.ps1 During a recent Windows 10 adoption project there was a …

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Update a Client Certificate Private Key using Intune Proactive Remediations

It is not unusual to still see 3rd party products being used in Windows 10. Brad Anderson said “Making a big impact starts with making things really simple” when he outlined Microsoft’s vision for modern management. I get this completely and agree with the rhetoric but some orgs are still trying to come around to …

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Deploy the Update for Removal of Adobe Flash Player (KB4577586) using Intune

In our previous post How to Uninstall Adobe Flash Player from Windows 10 with ConfigMgr (byteben.com) we reviewed the End of Life for Adobe Flash Player and what that meant for Windows 10 devices. We also stepped through a tutorial showing you how to deploy the update with ConfigMgr. Please review this post first as …

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How to Uninstall Adobe Flash Player from Windows 10 with ConfigMgr

Update 22/01/21 I have now modified the script to include support for Windows Servers. In this tutorial, when prompted to download the updates from the Microsoft Update Catalog for “Windows 10”, also include updates for the server versions you plan to deploy the update to. Adobe Flash Player has been around, drilling security holes in …

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Listing Actual vs Expected DNS Records for a Microsoft 365 Tenant with PowerShell

In this post we will be looking at how we can list actual vs expected DNS records for a Microsoft 365 tenant with PowerShell. Background A Microsoft Office 365 Tenant requires certain DNS entries to be in place, for a verified domain, to ensure things like mail, collaboration and device management all work as expected. …

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Reports missing in the Configuration Manager Console

You may have seen No Items Found when looking at the Monitoring > Reporting > Reports node in the Configuration Manager console TL;DR One of the more common reasons for your reports to be missing is an expired certificate on your SQL Server Reporting Services Web Service If this is the case, you will have …

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Using scripts to evaluate Win32 app requirements – “Require Chassis equals Laptop”

In this short post we will be looking at app requirements in the context of installing Win32 apps. What are App Requirements? App Requirements allow you to specify certain requirements are met before your app gets installed on your endpoint. If the requirements are not met the app will not install. Many admins create groups …

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