Windows Experience Index in Windows 10

I love Windows Experience Index and I was truly sad to see that Microsoft removed it from Windows 8.1. Why did I love it? Well, ask any techy, we get asked by friends and family all the time, “What computer should I buy?” As an Enterprise Mobility MVP, I’m not what...

Creating a Standalone VHD

I recently had the need to backup some files before upgrading a system to Windows 10. These files were going to be stored off-site and needed a place reside. What better way than to use a virtual hard disk to store them. Instead of making the VHD on a server, I knew I...

How to Back-up in Windows 8.1

Recently I was asked to back-up a laptop in order for the data to be retained and the system to be repurposed. As it was a Windows 8.1 system, Microsoft had removed the Windows Back-up GUI, but fortunately the command line was retained. The command line version has...

How to Deploy an Application with Different Deployment Types

As you may recall, I am starting to manage my collection of mobile devices by using Intune with ConfigMgr 2012 (CM12), and one of my tests involved deploying applications to these same devices. After creating an application with the first deployment type for Android...