Archive for January, 2016

Preparing Your Customers For Upcoming Office 365 Pro Plus Upgrades (Office 2016 version)

TLS 1.2 Support for SQL Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 and 2014 (KB3135244)

How to delete upgrades in WSUS

Power BI Updates This Week: New Report Authoring Capabilities

Update Rollup 9 for Microsoft Windows Azure Pack is now available

Error launching Office applications after January updates (KB3114506)


January 12, 2016, update for Office 2013 (KB3114506):

Currently, Microsoft is working on the issue and will be providing an update when a fix becomes available. As a workaround, install Desktop User Experience, which ensures the davclnt is available.

Deploying Windows 10 using System Center Configuration Manager – VIDEO

Announcing the Power BI app for Windows 10 Mobile

Power BI Windows 10 universal app for desktops, tablets, and smartphones now available

Microsoft leaps from build 11102 to 14251 with rollout of new Windows 10 Insider Preview

Microsoft releases Windows 10 build 10586.71 for non-Insider PCs

New cloud storage options for Office mobile and Office Online

Update to enable WSUS support for Windows 10 feature upgrades

Winter 2016 Update for the System Center Configuration Manager Cmdlet Library

This update adds support for the current branch of System Center Configuration Manager (version 1511 and technical preview 1512)


Cmdlet Reference:

Step-By-Step: Enabling Apps to Auto-Trigger VPNs in Windows 10

Announcing the first Technical Preview of Microsoft Azure Stack

The first Technical Preview of Azure Stack will be live this Friday, January 29

The complete guide to Microsoft WSUS and Configuration Manager SUP maintenance

How to run WSUS maintenance

The four basic steps necessary for proper WSUS maintenance include the following:

  1. Backup the WSUS database
  2. Run the WSUS Server Cleanup Wizard
  3. Re-index the WSUS database
  4. Decline superseded updates

Update 1601 now available in System Center Configuration Manager Technical Preview

Technical Preview for System Center Configuration Manager: Whats new

Create a task sequence for non-operating system deployments with System Center Configuration Manager:

Microsoft lists Skylake based systems that will receive Windows 7 and 8.1 support until 17 July 2017

New tool: Policy Analyzer