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Non-Destructive PIN reset

When we use Windows Hello for Business and a user forgets the PIN, it can be reset directly from the sign-in page. By default, this will be a destructive PIN reset, the existing PIN, and underlying credentials, including any keys or certificates added to their Windows Hello container, will be

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Windows Hello for Business Cloud Trust

We have a lot of customers who use Windows Hello for Business Azure AD joined Key trust. But now that Windows Hello for Business cloud trust is available (preview), we expect to see a move towards Cloud Trust, maybe this could also be interesting for your setup? Key trust is

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Manage Power Settings via Microsoft Intune

Introduction I have a customer that currently uses Configuration Manager to manage their devices. They have a wish to remove Configuration Manager and go to cloud only management. In this regards they have a lot of GPOs we will need to analyze in order to move to production and fully

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How to secure Windows 365 using a FIDO2 security key

Secure your Windows 365 Cloud PC(s) with Conditional Access and FIDO2 security keys. Introduction We have already written about FIDO2 security keys on several occasions (I will add the links below), which has inspired me to see how I could secure Windows 365 using Conditional Access and a FIDO2 security

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Retry Win32 failed apps in Microsoft Intune

  Learn how to rerun failed win32 apps on a device In this video we will cover some good tips how to troubleshoot on Win32 apps. Have you ever had a failing app? If not, then this blog is not for you, but if you have, go and check it

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Fix PrintNightmare via Endpoint Manager using expedite updates

Introduction With the expedited updates feature in Microsoft Endpoint you can deploy updates like the most recent patch Tuesday release or out-of-band security updates. For example, we just saw a flaw with the windows print spooler where the attacker could execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges on a non-patch system.

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Passwordless using FIDO2 security key with HoloLens 2

Introduction Some time ago I was asked by FEITIAN if I would like to test their FIDO2 key. I said yes, because I am in a project where we will onboard Microsoft HoloLens’s in production, in that journey, we will make use of FIDO2 keys + Windows Hello for Business

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OSDCloud – Image devices without need of infrastructure

Introduction Have you ever been in a situation where you need to image or reimage your device? Of course, you have and so have I. Recently David Segura launched some awesome PowerShell code called OSDCloud. You might know him better for the Offline patching of images OSDBuilder, which has been

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MSIX Modern Packaging – Part 5

  Introduction In the last “MSIX Modern Packaging – Part 4” we did some ninja tricks to be able to use context menu to right click a file and open with Notepad++ captured into MSIX. As you probably also experienced, context menus are something that are not going very well

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MSIX Modern Packaging – Part 4

Introduction In the last “MSIX Modern Packaging – Part 3” we transformed Notepad++ from a legacy installer to MSIX. There is more to packaging like testing and make sure the application work as intended after we changed how the bits and bytes flow to the device. Most companies introduce user

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MSIX Modern Packaging – Part 3

Introduction In the last “MSIX Modern Packaging – Part 2” I showed you how to create a certificate (PFX) to use while creating MSIX packages. In this chapter I will show you how to “capture” an easy package to MSIX. Requirements Hyper-V Start packaging MSIX Let’s start by fire up

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MSIX Modern Packaging – Part 2

Introduction In the last “MSIX Modern Packaging – Part 1” I showed you how to get a virtual environment to start creating MSIX. For MSIX to work we need to sign our packages, and this is typically where we say "ok, I give up". At least back in the days

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MSIX Modern Packaging – Part 1

Introduction If you are working with system management, you also come across applications that need to be mass deployed to your endpoints. Before that can happen the vendor either deliver unattended parameters to their installation process or they deliver another installation format like MSI or MSIX. Every business can benefit

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Modern Workplace consultant and a Microsoft MVP in Enterprise Mobility.
Modern Workplace consultant and a Microsoft MVP in Windows and Devices for IT.

Infrastructure architect consultant with focus on Endpoint Management and Microsoft Sentinel.

Infrastructure architect with focus on Modern Workplace and Microsoft 365 security.

Passionate IT professional with 20+ experience in IT architecture, consulting, and design. 

Cloud & security specialist with focus on Microsoft backend products and cloud technologies.

Infrastructure architect with focus on design, implementation, migration and consolidation.

Infrastructure consultant with focus on cloud solutions in Office365 and Azure.

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