One of my favorite features in Windows 11 is the folders we can enable on the Start Menu. They are discrete and easy to access. Unfortunately, the Start Menu folders are not enabled by default which I would very much approve if they were! These are the folders we are talking about. They can manually
In Windows 11 we can no longer deploy a custom Start Menu layout as we could in Windows 10. We don’t have any “Partial” managed option either as we had in Windows 10. The Group Policy “Start Layout” can still be used to deploy a custom Taskbar layout, HOWEVER the end user can no longer
When it comes to modifying the TaskBar in Windows 11 nothing has changed since Windows 10. The only change is that the Start Menu part of the XML file is no longer used, it has been replaced by a .json file. More on that in the next post. More information can be found here on
I was determined not to do any customization of the Start button location, but I couldn’t keep my hands off. There are some useful registry keys that we can use to set the default location of the Start Button and hide Task View, Chat icon for example during OSD or AutoPilot for that matter using
Customization of Windows 10 is something that we have done since Windows 10 was released. Reason? Get rid of apps that are not enterprise ready and should not be on an Corporate device, set default apps for our preferred applications maybe apply company branding and more. Windows 11 changes nothing of this, as many of
I have always liked Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring(MABM) as it provides us with additional functionality compared to saving the BitLocker recovery key in Active Directory. MBAM brings us for example:– Protection against accidental deletion of AD computer object (Separate DB)– Key rotation– Self-Service– Role based access to Recovery Keys– Compliance reporting – Escrowing TPM
New version of Mashpia 😊 (Yes the solution has a name now!) Biggest improvements in the new version is we are moving away from webservice to using the built-in adminservice from ConfigMgr! This solution is provided to the Community by Daniel Gråhns and Nicklas Eriksson, Twitter(Sigge_gooner), thank you for sharing it! Great work! As the
Configuration Manager 2106 Technical preview is filled with great new features! I will write more about them but I had to start out with testing to convert CMG to Virtual Machine Scale set which is a new feature. Before we start, I made sure that I had enabled the providers in the Subscription needed in
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