Upgrade to Windows 8.1 Enterprise with SCCM (without a reinstall)

Migrating from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 is the easiest upgrade yet from Microsoft. By using our guide, you will deploy a Windows 8.1 upgrade as an application in SCCM 2012 without reinstalling the OS.

Joseph MoodyMVP By Joseph Moody - Mon, April 7, 2014 - 0 comments google+ icon

Joseph Moody is an admin for a public school and helps manage 5,500 PCs. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Software Packaging, Distribution, and Servicing. He blogs at DeployHappiness.com.

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Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit and Windows XP

In the last part of our Windows XP end of life series, you will learn how to install Windows legacy applications on Windows 7 and Windows 8.x using the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit and other application compatibility tools.

Kyle Beckman By Kyle Beckman - Fri, April 4, 2014 - 1 comments

Kyle Beckman works as a systems administrator in Higher Education in the Southeast United States. He is an MCSE and specializes in Group Policy, Windows Server, and client support.

Download Windows 8.1 Update 1 now from MSDN

If you are an MSDN subscriber, you can now download both Windows 8.1 Update 1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Update 1.

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Thu, April 3, 2014 - 4 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

Assigned Access in Windows 8.1 vs. Group Policy Kiosk Mode

Assigned Access provides a whole new way to lock down machines in Windows 8.1. Learn how to use Assigned Access, Kiosk Mode, and the additional Group Policy settings that are needed.

Joseph MoodyMVP By Joseph Moody - Wed, April 2, 2014 - 0 comments google+ icon

Joseph Moody is an admin for a public school and helps manage 5,500 PCs. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Software Packaging, Distribution, and Servicing. He blogs at DeployHappiness.com.

Microsoft announces beta version of Microsoft Braces

I just received a press release from Microsoft Germany. With Microsoft Braces, the Redmond software giant finally enters the hot market for wearables. The digital braces support Bluetooth and come with a 32-bit megapixel camera.

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Tue, April 1, 2014 - 4 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

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