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Prompting Users to Start an In-Place Upgrade

Background A couple of years back I had a customer that wanted to prompt users to run a Windows 10 in-place upgrade. Although the customer knew they’d have to force the upgrade at a certain point, they wanted to give the end users an opportunity to run the upgrade on their schedule to minimize impact. […]

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Enable Bitlocker locally with no TPM

Over on the r/PowerShell subreddit, user u/3rddegreeofIT asked for assistance with using PowerShell to enable Bitlocker on systems with no TPM. They defined their criteria as: Modifies registry to allow Advanced Startup Modifies registry to allow BitLocker Drive Encryption without TPM Set encryption to AES 256 Require a password on boot Encrypt Used Space Only […]

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Calling a CM script via the Admin Service

Did you know that you can run a CM script on a client via the admin service? Neither did I until a few days ago. Earlier this week I was checking out the available items from the CM 2006 administration service REST API. I went to the metadata page at https://<provider FQDN>/AdminService/v1.0/$Metadata and started looking […]

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