Update, maintain and use Windows Image Files (WIM)

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Since I’m very busy with deployment and rollouts, I thought I’d write a few basic articles that I could refer to. This sometimes saves you some time in workshops for the more interesting things or gives administrators incentives to automate things. WIM files, what are they? Some of you may be thinking. Windows Image Media … Continue reading „Update, maintain and use Windows Image Files (WIM)“

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Frohe Weihnachten und einen guten Rutsch

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Ich wünsche allen ein frohes Weihnachtsfest und einen guten Rutsch ins neue Jahr. Ich hoffe Sie können die ruhigen Tage mit der Familie und Freunden genießen. Zwischen den Tagen wir hier auch nichts passieren, wir lesen uns im neuen Jahr wieder. Dann werden auch wieder etwas häufiger hier Artikel erscheinen. Das Weihnachtsmotiv hat meine Frau … „Frohe Weihnachten und einen guten Rutsch“ weiterlesen

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End of the Windows 7 Life-Cycle – Migration approaches from the field

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Soon it is time, for Windows 7 the extended support ends on 14.01.2020. As with every end of operating system support the end comes “completely surprising”, okay, not really. At the beginning everything looks so far in the future, it is still x years time. But in the end, the problems appear. I already saw … Continue reading „End of the Windows 7 Life-Cycle – Migration approaches from the field“

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The possibilities of computer installations for businesses

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This article discusses the different methods of computer installations for businesses. In technical terminology also called rollouts or deployments. Typically, such a concept is created when a large number of computer installations are required. Here are a few examples where it can be useful to rethink the previous way of working: Migrations of operating systems … Continue reading „The possibilities of computer installations for businesses“

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MCT Regional Lead 2020-2021

On behalf of Microsoft, I would like to thank you for your application to the 2020-2021 MCT Regional Lead Program. Our committee went through an extensive process to review each application and select a regional lead community that was representative of the MCT Population as a whole based on region, employment type, and technology. We are pleased to inform you that you have been selected to participate in the 2020-2021 Regional Lead Program. The MCT Regional Leads play a key part in helping Microsoft serve the global MCT Community through community leadership, mentoring support, and engagement with Microsoft. Additionally, the MCT Program relies on the MCT Regional Leads for input on program changes, organizing events, forum engagement, and helping to disseminate key communication to the broader community.

I got a mail from Microsoft, I was elected as an MCT Regional Lead for the 3rd time in a row. Since 2016 I am an MCT Regional Lead in Germany for Microsoft Certified Trainers. But what is an MCT Regional Lead? MCT Regional Lead is an award from Microsoft for active MCTs who take … Continue reading „MCT Regional Lead 2020-2021“

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Which Office version works with Windows 10?

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Often the question arises during a rollout: Is our Microsoft Office version still supported with Microsoft Windows 10? The first glance should always be at the current lifecycle of Microsoft Office. You can also find a nice overview in my article “Product Lifecycles – The Forgotten Being“. Depending on the remaining time of the life … Continue reading „Which Office version works with Windows 10?“

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Microsoft Azure AD – licensing

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This is part 3 of the Azure AD series. This time it’s about licensing Azure AD. I have described the different license types in the second part of the series. Today it’s about buying the licenses. There are wasted possibilities for licensing. Here I introduce the ones I know. Licensing via bundles Azure-AD is also … Continue reading „Microsoft Azure AD – licensing“

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Creating Users Easily with PowerShell

As most people know, I like to make my life easy at work. That doesn’t mean I’m afraid of work, I just like to automate or simplify it where I can. I like to use PowerShell for this. Another reason besides the convenience or lack of time why you should solve tasks through scripts is … Continue reading „Creating Users Easily with PowerShell“

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Microsoft Azure AD – what do you need it for?

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I am often asked, what actually is this Azure-AD? I thought I could dedicate a blog series to this question, after all it is becoming more and more important. In this series, I will also write about authentication methods, types of identities and objects, licenses and compatible services. In short, everything about Azure Active Directory. … Continue reading „Microsoft Azure AD – what do you need it for?“

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Microsoft Azure AD – the license types and functions

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Welcome to part 2 of the Azure-AD series. This part covers license types and features. We will also deal with the topic of license procurement and licensing possibilities. Due to the scope of functions, I cannot describe all functions contained in the individual licenses in this article. But I try to cover as much as … Continue reading „Microsoft Azure AD – the license types and functions“

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