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Microsoft added some amazing new features and improvements to Hyper-V over the past few years. A lot of them you can use in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V today, but there are also a lot of features hidden in the user interface and they are also included in

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So, now that Windows 10 1709 is out, where is the Windows Capture 3D mobile app we've been shown last year and was supposed to come out wit 1703?

Haven't seen any news about that. If it is not coming, can anyone point me to some resources on how to "easily

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update v1709 is now available in VLSC. Check this post.

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Since in build 1703 MS pushed mail icon in Taskbar (user confuses it with Outlook, thank you very much MS ;)) we have a need to manage taskbar content in enterprices, with Group Policy or SCCM.

 

I know that current method is to export-startlayout, add manu

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Still waiting to some MS staff to comment this, is there any plans? At least, please remove the Mail icon from 1703 build.

would this happen to be an appropriate place to ask about windows 10 deployments and Adobe as the default PDF app.  We are setting it and as soon as explorer sees a pdf file or you try to open one, we get an error that Edge is now the default app.  

 

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I believe this is a bug with Windows 10 1607 and up. It wasn't fixed in 1703 yet so maybe a future feature update will finally fix it. You can have the user set it manual

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My laptop has been upgraded to 1709 over the weekend and I've hit a snag folllwing completion of the process.

I have a series of Hyper-V VMs that were hosted on external drives that were not connected during the upgrade process (they're currently at work).

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Following some investigation, it appears that the following has happened:

  • All VMs with configuration version lower than 7.0 have been removed, even though 1709 should supp
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Win 10 Pro Version 10.0.15063 Build 15063

 

I have an issue with Snipping Tool, This has been pinned to my taskbar and now will not open, it launches but the snipping box doesn't appear. I have removed and readded but the issue in question remains. even whe

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If you visit the Microsoft Ignite session catalog today, you will see that there are already more than 120 Windows-related sessions for IT implementers at this year’s conference. With a wide variety of deployment, security, and management sessions—as well

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Windows 10 is wonderful and amazing device but it needs much amount of internet to operate it

Hi,

 

Any Datasheet comparing Windows 10 Pro OEM and Windows 10 Pro Retail?

What are the advantages/disadvantages?

 

Thanks

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My first post here in the tech communit! Exciting! :) Anyway, I'm trying to get my head wrapped around Progressive Web Apps vs. Universal Web Apps and how these pertain to the Edge Browser and, I guess, IE 11 (not sure IE 11 is relevant here...?). 

 

A few

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I am based in Sydney and this is at 2AM so needless to say I will be hitting the ZZZ at this time. I have only just made a couple of machines report into OMS to see what info it can provide. I may get the answers after getting some data in my testing but

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"4 - Will device health just be on crash analytics or will it start to move into performance type monitoring and alerting at some point as well?"
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"3 - Is the logging of these events done in near real-time or is it uploaded on a schedule?"
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"2 - Will device health be able to provide details from BSOD dump files so techs can see what caused the blue screens without having to get physical access to the device?... Read More

Hi Brett. I'm going to break up the answers by post.

"1 - when is Device Health likely to move out of public preview?"

In our current Public Preview state the solution is

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Win10 update KB4040724 caused the problem of ... Viewing a PDF using Edge, that resides on SharePoint Online, opening from File Explorer. 

 

A new Edge tab opens up titled "Opening your book..." and goes no further.  

Opening the same file in Chrome works we

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An user asked if is possible to move the Users Folder to Another folder because the C: Drive is an SSD and is not so big.

I know the Microsoft don't Approve too much, i know that we cannot  Upgrade a system after that.....but is a request and we tried to d

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Hello,

 

I wanted to ask the question has anyone taken the Install an configuring windows 10 certification exam.

I have schedule mine and my nerves are all over the place because its my first MS exam ever. So any tips or information on what to expect would b

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Greetings, 

 

       Recently got the Windows 10 creators update for my PC.  Aside from having to remove and rediscover my Sound Card, I am noticing this little annoying issue.   This Keyboard (MERC SteelSeries by Ideazon)  has an additional set of keys on

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It seems alpham164.sys driver is being blocked and preventing my Steelseries Merc keyboard from working. Is there anyway to get a hotfix to fix this problem seeing as Ste... Read More

My Merc keyboard is still working after having this problem.  I had tried un-installing and re-installing the Mfg driver ZE_25030_NA_64.exe.  I then tried the Microsoft M

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I just ran into the same issue today. The keyboard worked (special keys) yesterday and today it does not. The three updates made to the system where: KB4034674, KB4034662

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I tried plugging the keyboard into a usb2 slot. It is working now. If you don't have a usb2, you may find and old add-on card and try that.
I checked the keyboard drivers. The keyboard is using the Microsoft drivers and there is no option to rollback to Mfg. keyboard drivers. Appears no longer supported. The ... Read More

Hi, I was wondering how many people are having trouble with the new Creator's Update/Upgrade?  I got my HP Notebook in May.In August, I was "required" to update my privacy settings, because I was getting a free upgrade from my Windows 10 Home Edition vers

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Hi,

 

Would it be possible in the future to configure a grace periode for specific updates so we can all systems to not have a update installed but still report as compliant.

 

Regards,

Benito

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get windows 10 stop messing around with it or it will break keep finger out of registry and keep it clean if you dont it will get slower and slower and the died that horr... Read More

Great question. This is a feature we have ranked highly in our backlog and should be available soon after we GA our service.

We may want to take advantage of upgrade analytics through OMS for Windows 10 upgrades in our Enterprise but is there a way to do this without additional cost?

 

We already are a Software Assurance customer with Microsoft Enterprise licensing.

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Hi Leo,

 

all the data that comes into OMS through the Windows Analytics solutions is not getting metered and billed by OMS. This means you can add the Windows Analytics so

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Within the OMS Workspace Is there any way to default he view so when I any of my users log in it does not default machine reported in 1 day, this does course confusion with some of my new users

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When the user first logs in the default view (Top of the browser in black bar) says "Data Based on 1 Day", we have a 30 day retention period so we would like to all data ... Read More
Hi Justin. I'm finding my self interpreting the question a few different ways, so I'm not sure I understand your scenario well enough yet. When you say "machine reported ... Read More

I have been looking at Windows Analytics, rolled it out to the company desktops. I having problems with the Rules to get the information I require in the format I require, is there any documentation that I have on creating the rules. Is there also any inf

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By the word rules I mean definitions the can be typed to either sort , view filter the information within OMS. Also that can be used to import into Power-Bi for example: ... Read More

Can you elaborate on what you mean by rules? For the other part of your question to know more on upcoming upgrades to our tool you should subscribe to our Windows Analyti

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It's 10:00 a.m. and our Windows Analytics AMA has come to an end. Thanks to all who joined us today! We will put together a summary of what was covered during the AMA and share it here.

 

We hope you will continue ask questions, share tips with each other

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Customers that are interested in the Upgrade Readiness element of Windows Analytics generally need to know what telemetry data is being collected and sent into the cloud. 

 

Could you confirm if there is a document already available (apart from this one - https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=822965

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For Windows 10, the content has been moved to docs.microsoft.com and simplified a bit. 

 

The challenge is that we need to be complete in order to meet the requirements of

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Hi,

 

Does Update Compliance only looks at updates for Windows or does it also look for other products like Office, SQL, etc.

 

Regards,

Benito

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We are working with the Office team in order to add Office data for compliance. Stay tuned, we will share details when we are ready. Adding compliance for apps is somethi

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Hello everyone,

 

When does upgrade analytics give an option to evaluate applications/drivers against an upcoming Windows 10 SACT release?  For instance, 1709 (or 1710?) is coming out on October 17th. When could I

analyze my environments for compatibility ag

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We usually add new releases as soon as they are released publically. 

 

There are two issues with doing it earlier:

1) Compat data for a not-yet-released SAC may not be comp

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Hi,

 

Office has several components (like MUI) which are reported individually. Are there any plans to consolidate these components into one reporting item?

If so will this also be done for other products like Visual Studio?

 

Regards,

Benito

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We are working with the Office team in order to improve the integration of Office data. Stay tuned, we will share details when we are ready. For VS we have nothing in the... Read More

Hi,

 

When will ISV information become available for Microsoft applications?

 

Regards,

Benito

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The way we would do this is to link the info from the MS Software Lifecycle page to ReadyForWindows. Once we do that, the info will automatically show up in Upgrade Readi

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What licenses are required for device health?  we are currenlty on an e3 with EMS.  we are hoping to move to the M5, but that price is painful :( 

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The Device Health component of Windows Analytics is a benefit of Windows Enterprise licensing. Organizations should have Windows E3 or E5 (typically bought as part of a p

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I work in K12 Public Education and we are unable to use the free tier of OMS because we can't use a credit card to sign up. Therefore we are unable to use Windows Analytics to assist in our Windows 10 rollout. We are also unable to get any licensing guida

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Hi Ryan. Thanks for raising this. The credit card sign up page is a challenge for lots of organizations. The crux is that OMS is an Azure resource, and so requires an Azu... Read More

Hi,
Is there a overview of new features that will be released and when they will be released?

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The best way to know about our upcoming features and their availabiltiy is to subscribe to our Windows Analytics Blog at https://aka.ms/WindowsAnalyticsBlog.

 

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We will spend this hour answering your questions about Windows Analytics solutions (Upgrade Readiness, Update Compliance, Device Health); how they help you deploy, manage, and support Windows 10 more easily and cost effectively; and the future roadmap for

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Hello everyone, my name is Bruno Nowak, Product Marketing Director on the Windows Analytics, Modern Management and Microsoft 365 powered device. I'm excited about the imp... Read More

Shannon from the Tech Community here. Good morning!

Hi, I am Sandeep Deo, Program Manager on Windows Analytics Update Compliance team.
Hello everybody. Matthew Reynolds here from Windows Analytics team. I focus on the Device Health components. Before joining the team my specialty was building custom heal... Read More
Eric here checking in from the community team. Looking forward to all your Windows Analytics questions!

A customer has a set of users that require local admin rights on their Windows 10 Pro device.  Is there a GPO that can be applied to those users to enable local admin rights for his/her PC?  They have a GPO from Windows 7 that worked, but it's not working

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Chris - Is Windows 10 device in domain or Workgroup? 

 

User Account Control Group Policy 

User Account Control: Admin Approval Mode for the built-in Administrator account.

T

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No there is not and giving admin rights is not a good practice.

Microsoft Ignite is a week away - make sure to put these Microsoft Edge events on your calendar!

 

Microsoft Edge: Browsing in the enterprise overview

Code and location: BRK2085, OCCC S210
Day and time: Monday, September 25, 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

 

With users

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Not sure if this is the right community, I am running Windows 10 pro insider preview and suddenly Microsoft Edge refuses to load any webpage, any suggestions?  Thanks!

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This is happening to me also. It's happening in all the builds I have installed. Most often when I do Facebook video.
Which build is that? Do you get any error?

Hi all, Does anyone know when the new Windows version will come out? I've been installing all the Windows Insider Program updates, so I was wondering if ithere is any update coming conteining all these patches as a new Windows version. 

 

Thanks

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Windows 10 Fall Creator's Update is due out in mid-October.

I am very excited to announce an upcoming opportunity to "Ask Microsoft Anything" (AMA) about Windows Analytics! The AMA will take place on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Pacific Time in the Windows 10 space.

 

Can’t attend at 9:00 a

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I just realised now (after enough user complained) that the creators update changed the way OneNote Screenshots (SHIFT-Windows-S) behave. Instead of getting what you setup in the option of OneNote (clipboard, windows popup where to, always to the same sec

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On some of our clients we are suddenly experiencing white icons in taskbar, desktop and start menu. The shortcuts work, but the image is white. As far as we know this is not related to patching or upgrade. We have tried removing the users profile, clearin

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When I install win10 I find MBR to GPT disk problem when I ask for solution ( shift+f10) it's format the disk
Please help me install it without disk format
Thanks
Ahmed
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How are you trying to install Windows 10?

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The battery/adapter indicator in my taskbar keeps saying that it is plugged but not charging.  I tried uninstalling and disabling the device for it then restarting my computer but it's still not working.  Does anybody know how to fix this?

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what type of device?

does it charge when the device is turned off/asleep?

Just heard yesterday that Windows 10 S is limited, to third party manufacturers, to celeron processors and 64gb eMMC memory. Given that we were at the 11th hour of placing an order on a spec of the pentium N4200 with a 256gb SSD it was very disappointing

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The Windows 10 S specifications are the same as the rest of Windows. We recently released a Windows 10 S installer that you can test on your existing devices so you will

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HP’s ProBook x360 Education Edition:11.-6 inch display, an Intel Celeron Processor, 4GB of RAM and up to 64GB of storage.

Acer’s TravelMate Spin B1  will be a better choic

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I recently posted a new Technet Blog series to provide a step by step guide (complete with pictures) of how to setup a RaspBerry Pi 3 to collect and stream data to Power BI. This blog series provides detailed instructions in the topics listed below. If yo

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Hi:

My window 10 which was upgraded from window 7 two years back is not updating from the last major update 3 months back.  (0x80070057) error code come when pushed for update. How to solve this problem??

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Which OS build do you have now?

Hello There,

 

Firstly, a bit of setup info:

Build 16251.rs3_release.170721-2122 - Win10 x64 Pro

3 monitors:

left - 1920x1080 - (DVItoDP) - 100% scaling

Middle - 3840x2160 - (mDPtoDP) - 150% scaling

Right - 1920x1080 - (DVI-DVI) - 100% Scaling

GTX980, i7 4790 16g

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Do you still have this issue on build 16273?

 

For any other discussion about Windows Insider Preview builds, you can post in the Windows Insider Program space.

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Does anyone know where I might find a legal Download of an .iso file of Windows 10 Pro 64 bit that is NOT the Anniversary Edition? Tried it and didn't like it. Like others, external drives not being recognized, freeze ups and the weirdest thing - Bluetoot

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What version were you looking for 1507(RTM), 1511(November Update) or 1703(Creators Update) ?

 

And which version solved your problem ?

 

 

Fyi...Pro is an 'Edition'.  Anniver

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Create installation media (USB flash drive or DVD) that you can use to install a new copy of Windows 10, perform a clean installation or reinstall Windows 10.

Before you d

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Hello!

 

Hopefully some one here can help me with this major conundrum.  I have tried all of the recommended fixes I could find - at other Microsoft sites and through many Google hits, but none of them have worked. 

 

I am and have been running Windows 10 Pro

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you may want to check into the SMB settings, and if your NAS supports it changeover to the more secure SMB v3

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