Tag: Windows 10

Blocking built-in apps in Windows 10 using Applocker

I wrote a blog post earlier about how to uninstall built-in apps from Windows 10 CBB using Powershell, http://ccmexec.com/2015/08/removing-built-in-apps-from-windows-10-using-powershell/ however some apps cannot be uninstalled like Microsoft Edge, Contact Support and Windows Feedback. They can be blocked using Applocker instead that is the best workaround I have found. Blocking them using an Applocker policy is

Powershell script to copy favorites from IE to Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge is the new always up-to-date, ultrafast and modern browser in Windows 10 CBB It is not included in the Long-Term Servicing Build of Windows 10. Microsoft Edge doesn’t share favorites with IE, it has its own favorites store which is located here: %Userprofile%\appdata\local\packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\ac\MicrosoftEdge\User\Default\favorites In Edge there is a built-in feature to copy favorites

SCCM 2012 R2 client fails to install Windows 10 Build 10049 or newer

When testing the latest Build of Windows 10 I got an error installing the Configuration Manager 2012 R2 client, it fails installing the Windows Update agent with the following error in the CCMSetup.log file. “File ‘C:\WINDOWS\ccmsetup\WindowsUpdateAgent30-x64.exe’ returned failure exit code 775. Fail the installation.” I assume a solution to this error will presented soon, but