Technical

Office 2016 Silent Install with Specops Deploy

In this blog post, I will walkthrough how you can silently install Microsoft Office 2016 on machines on your network using Specops Deploy / App. To get started, you will need to run the Office Customization Tool, and create... Read More

Bug

Upgrading Windows ADK to Version 1703 (known issue)

The latest version of Windows ADK was released on April 2017. The ADK supports Windows Deployments with 1703 and earlier. More details on changes and release notes for ADK 1703 While there are some changes to core components that... Read More

Remove Specops Authentication Client Start menu shortcuts

The Specops Authentication is a shared Client that provides functionality for Specops Password Policy, Specops uReset, and Specops Password Reset. For uReset & Password Reset, the Client provides Start menu shortcuts, a Reset Password link on the login screen,... Read More

How things work: Group Policy Processing

I have recently seen an error message appear during the first logon following a Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Below is information on how the problem manifests itself, the underlying technology (hardcore Group Policy knowledge) and how to work around... Read More

Enable .Net in your client OS

.NET is a programming framework created by Microsoft that developers can use to easily create applications. .Net applications are commonly used by desktop and web services. The .Net framework must be installed on your client machine in order to... Read More

Windows 10 Capture: considerations for best practice

In this blog post, we will provide some best practice considerations when creating a Windows 10 image with Specops Deploy. We will walk-through the process using Specops Deploy, and include some terminology to help you follow along. First, you... Read More