With 2020 officially here, there are several major deadlines on the horizon that you need to be aware of when it comes to software in your environment. While we all know, hopefully, about Windows 7 reaching the end of support in about a week, there are other Microsoft products that will reach this milestone later this year too.
This month sees Microsoft preparing for the general availability of its new Chromium-based Edge browser in January, Windows Server Core container images get 40% smaller, and Windows Insiders get new builds in the Fast Ring that are not tied to a specific feature update.
In today's Ask the Admin, I talk again about how Microsoft plans to deliver the new version of its Edge Browser. There's also a Group Policy setting that will let users work with both the legacy and new Chromium-based version of Microsoft Edge.
Because the year is winding down, this edition of Short Takes looks at the terrible new direction of the Windows Insider Program, New Edge is to browsers as New Coke was to cola, Windows 7 and Microsoft Security Essentials, and much, much more. Now they’re just messing with us Keeping track of how the Windows [...]
How to deploy a Windows 10 VPN profile using Microsoft Intune.
Microsoft has already updated current and older versions of Windows 10 to prepare them to integrate with its new Chromium-based Edge browser.
Our next MJFChat is all about what's new and next for Microsoft's WIndows Subsystem for LInux with special guest Microsoft Program Manager Craig Loewen.
How to manually onboard a device to Windows Autopilot.
A closer look at some of the features of Microsoft’s new MSIX installer technology and how they can be used to improve application packaging and distribution in the enterprise.
How to manually onboard devices to Windows Autopilot.
Because ‘tis the season to snark, this edition of Short Takes looks at major breaking news about Notepad, another unwanted Windows 10 push, the secret behind Microsoft’s JEDI win, a new Microsoft design system for mobile, and much more.
How to check if Windows 10 is connected to an Azure Active Directory domain.
Looking at a recently-announced product called “Microsoft Endpoint Manager”. While the product name and management interface may be shiny and new, you'll probably recognize the underlying products as some of the same familiar products that device administrators have known for years. We’ll break down what’s included and some changes that may benefit and impact current and future deployments.
The Windows 10 November 2019 Update is released for download and on Windows Update, Microsoft confirms that Win32 apps are coming to Windows 10X, Chromium-Based Edge gets a release date and new PWA integration features, and an early preview of WinUI 3.0 is released to help developers bridge the divide between Win32 and UWP apps.
Our next MJFChat, coming up Monday November 25, will be between me and Microsoft Senior Program Manager Rich Turner. The topic of our conversation will be Microsoft's new Windows Terminal app.