Install Kali Linux in Windows 10 WSL

By | March 11, 2018

Thanks to the hard work done between the Offensive Security and Windows WSL Teams, Kali Linux has been released into the Microsoft App Store as an official WSL distribution. For those of you that do not know what Kali Linux is – Kali Linux is a Debian-based Linux distribution aimed at advanced Penetration Testing and Security Auditing. In… Read More »

Hide Phone and Gaming in Windows 10 1709 settings

By | November 13, 2017

As Microsoft starts adding/migrating settings to Windows 10, you will eventually need the ability to hide certain settings pages from your end-users. Starting in Windows 10 1703, you have the ability to hide specific pages from the Settings app by using Group Policy or MDM as documented here. The policy leverages the URI of the page and sometimes… Read More »

Setting up Azure Services in ConfigMgr CB 1706 – Cloud Management

By | November 13, 2017

If you have been using Configuration Manager Current Branch, you probably already know that there have been quite a few new cloud-based “connections” added for integration into the console. Some of these connections are: Cloud Management – Enable clients to authenticate by using Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). You can also configure Azure AD User Discovery. Operations Manager… Read More »

Resolving Issues with Miracast in Windows 10 on a Domain

By | January 29, 2017

Recently I had a project to rollout a number of Surface Hubs, Surface Books, and Surface Pro 4 for a client. One of the cool features of the Surface Hub is to present from your device wirelessly using Miracast. Everyone assumed, since these were all Surface devices, this would just work – we were wrong. As it turns out, there… Read More »

Upgrade Windows 10 using Windows 10 Servicing in Configuration Manager

By | November 26, 2016

Deploying Windows 10 is definitely a simpler and much less labor intensive process than with any previous version of Windows (remember your Windows XP to Windows 7 migration?). A new deployment method was introduced with Windows 10, called an In-Place Upgrade, which can be used to automatically preserve all your apps, settings, and data during the Windows 10 migration… Read More »

Remove the Built-In Apps during a Windows 10 Upgrade

By | November 12, 2016

Ever since Windows 8 was first released, removing the built-in or “provisioned” apps that get installed for every user has definitely added some additional considerations when building or deploying your Windows image. Windows 10 is no different, but to make matters worse, their is a little “twist” this time around. If you have performed an upgrade to a… Read More »

Dell Warranty Tool 3.0

By | October 20, 2016

If your organization manages Dell devices and uses System Center Configuration Manager, you may want to take a look at Nickolaj Andersen’s Dell Warranty Tool 3.0. You can download the tool from here The instructions on how to set the tool up can be found on his blog along with all the changes that were made in the newest version.… Read More »

Enable Inbox App-V Client in Windows 10

By | September 12, 2016

If you are like me and use App-V to virtualize as many applications from your organization’s application catalog as you can, you will have noticed that managing the App-V client can be a bit of a nightmare from time to time. The good news is that starting in Windows 10 1607, the App-V client is now built-in to the operating… Read More »