Automated Office Updates v1.0

My Automated Office Updates PowerShell script can also be downloaded from the Microsoft TechNet Gallery the PowerShell Gallery and GitHub. -Mike   Features and Requirements This script will check for and download update files for click-to-run Office installs such as Office 365 and Office 2019. All options are added via command line switches. Options include: Location to store…

Hyper-V Virtual Machine Backup Utility Update v4.4

Download it from the Microsoft TechNet Gallery the PowerShell Gallery and GitHub. Today I’ve released a minor update to my Hyper-V Backup Utility. In version 4.4 I’ve added more feedback when the script is used interactively. Whether you are running Hyper-V on a Windows 10 desktop or a Windows Server 2016 cluster, this utility can be used to…

Removing Built-in Apps from Windows 10 1903

I’ve updated my previous post on removing the built-in apps from Windows 10 to reflect the minor changes in Windows 10 1903 May update. You can find that post here, or under the Windows Deployment menu at the top of the page, and click on 1903 May Update. -Mike

Deploying A Windows 10 1903 (May 2019 Update) Reference Image with MDT

Important note: If you are using Enterprise or Education editions of Windows 10, from 1809 onwards, the xx09 versions of Windows 10 get 30 months of support, over the usual 18 months that the xx03 versions get. So you may wish to reconsider if you deploy the xx03 version at all. Here’s some official information…

Building A Windows 10 1903 (May 2019 Update) Reference Image with MDT

Important note: If you are using Enterprise or Education editions of Windows 10, from 1809 onwards, the xx09 versions of Windows 10 get 30 months of support, over the usual 18 months that the xx03 versions get. So you may wish to reconsider if you deploy the xx03 version at all. Here’s some official information…

Automated WSUS Maintenance Utility Update v1.7

  Download it from the Microsoft TechNet Gallery, PowerShell Gallery and GitHub. I’ve released a major update to my Automated WSUS Maintenance utility. If you are using a previous version, please update to this new one. Fixed in version 1.7: The script will now not run the cleanup process twice. The script will now report if…

Network Device Status Monitor Update v1.1

  Download it from GitHub, the Microsoft TechNet Gallery and the PowerShell Gallery. I’ve released a minor update to my Network Device Status Monitor utility. New in 1.1: Updated the style of the web page with a cleaner look. Added CSS animations for online devices. The CSS animations do not display when the utility is in…

Windows Server Status Monitor Update v1.6

  Download it from GitHub, the Microsoft TechNet Gallery and the PowerShell Gallery. I’ve released a minor update to my Windows Server Status Monitor utility. New in 1.6: Updated the style of the web page with a cleaner look. Added CSS animations for online devices. The CSS animations do not display when the utility is in…

Automated Office 365 Licensing v1.0

Update 2019-06-16: I recently learned that Office 365 licensing can be managed via Azure Active Directory’s group based licensing feature and I have since switched to using this and have retired this script. I’ll leave this post and the script itself available here, on the Microsoft TechNet Gallery and GitHub, but I’ll not be developing…

Deploying A Windows 10 1809 (October 2018 Update) Reference Image with MDT

Update 2018/11/13: Microsoft has resumed the rollout of Windows 10 1809, Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server, version 1809. The ISO’s are now available to download from the Volume Licensing Service Center once again.   Continuing from a previous post: Building A Windows 10 1809 (October 2018 Update) Reference Image with MDT, this post will…