2 Ways to Hide Gaming under Settings on Windows using Intune

2 Ways to Hide Gaming under Settings on Windows using Intune

Settings app contains Gaming which contains Xbox Game Bar, Captures, Game Mode, Xbox Networking related configuration settings. Most of the organizations I have worked with have configured to hide Gaming under Settings app on Windows 10 or Windows 11 devices. In this blog post, I will show you 2 ways …

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Disable Game Mode on Windows devices using Intune

Disable Game Mode on Windows devices using Intune

When you use Game Mode, Windows will prioritize gaming experience by providing system resources to Games to make the gaming experience smoother and better. There are few actions taken in the background when you turn this switch to On. First, it will not allow Windows update to install drivers and …

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Integrate Azure DevOps Pipelines with Slack Channel

Integrate Azure DevOps Pipelines with Slack Channel

You can easily integrate Azure DevOps pipelines with any Slack Channel and get notifications of any pipeline related activity in Azure DevOps directly in that slack channel. You can subscribe for builds, releases, YAML pipelines, Approve pipeline stages from slack. In this blog post, we will see how to configure …

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3 Ways to Export Windows Feature Update Report from Intune

Export Feature Update Report Intune

You can use Microsoft Intune to upgrade feature update on end user devices. A feature update profile can be created on Microsoft Endpoint Manager admin center from Devices -> Feature Updates for Windows 10 and later (Preview) with the specific release version (for example Windows 10 21H2) you want on …

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Onboarding devices to Microsoft 365 Apps admin center

Onboarding devices to Microsoft 365 Apps admin center

You can easily deploy and manage Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise using Microsoft 365 apps admin center. There are a lot of useful features which are automatically enabled when you start enrolling the devices in to the Inventory. There is no manual step apart from just starting the enrollment process. …

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Move windows known folders to Onedrive using Intune

Move windows known folders to Onedrive using Intune

Windows known folders (Desktop, Documents, Picture) move (redirect) to onedrive is highly recommended for all the users in any organizations specially if users are not having a dedicated device. This is also a best practice when users are logging on to Azure virtual desktop or working in a citrix environement. …

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How to Implement Applocker using Intune

How to Implement Applocker using Intune

Applocker is a set of policies / rules to allow or deny apps from running on your windows device. Applocker helps to improve the overall security of all your devices in your organization by controlling the execution of applications, scripts, dll files, packages apps etc. What are the requirements for …

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How to Import ADMX templates into Intune

How to Import ADMX files in Intune

Microsoft has made it easier to Import third-party ADMX and ADML files in Microsoft Endpoint Manager admin center. Now, you do not need to use custom device configuration profile and OMA-URI to ingest ADMX and configure application or device settings. You can simply download ADMX and ADML files for any …

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Uninstall Zoom using Powershell script and Intune Win32 App

Uninstall & Upgrade Zoom using Powershell script and Intune

Recently I got a requirement to upgrade Zoom Desktop Client to latest version and also at the same time to remove any older zoom desktop client application from all Intune Managed devices (Windows 10 or Windows 11). After spending a lot of time in testing and troubleshooting I finally managed …

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Integrate Azure Devops Repos with a Slack Channel

Integrate Azure Devops Project or Repo with a Slack Channel

You can monitor your Azure DevOps Repositories and get notified in a slack channel whenever code is pushed/checked in and whenever a pull request (PR) is created, updated or a merge is attempted. In this blog post, we will see how you can integrate Azure DevOps Project with a Slack …

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Ingest Zoom ADMX and manage Zoom settings using Microsoft Intune

Ingest Zoom ADMX and manage Zoom settings using Microsoft Intune

Recently I got a request to manage Zoom settings using Microsoft Intune. The most specific setting which was requested is How to configure autoupdate setting of Zoom desktop client using Intune. There are three options for configuring Zoom Desktop Client. You can use an MSI Installer and deploy using pre-configured …

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How to force Intune Sync manually from a Windows device

Force Intune Sync Manually from a windows device

You can manually force sync Intune Policies or configuration profiles or an application deployment from a target device after they have been assigned. Syncing forces your device to connect with Intune to get the latest updates, requirements, and communications from your organization.  You could either wait for the next Intune …

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Exclude Files or Folders from Microsoft defender Antivirus Scan using Intune

Exclude Files or Folders from Microsoft 365 defender Antivirus Scan using Intune

You can exclude certain files, folders or Processes from scanning via Microsoft Defender Anti-virus. Exclusions will get applied to Schduled Scans, On-demand scans and always-on real-time protection and monitoring. Please note that Microsoft Defender Antivirus includes a lot of in-built automatic exclusions based on known operating system behaviours. In case …

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How to deploy Apache OpenOffice using Microsoft Intune

How to deploy Apache OpenOffice using Microsoft Intune

In this blog post we will see how to deploy Apache OpenOffice 4.1.12 on Windows 10 / Windows 11 devices using Microsoft Intune. For this deployment we will need to download Apache OpenOffice Windows Installer. The Installer is currently only available as a 32-bit application. Download the application by clicking …

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Disable TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 on Nginx server

Disable TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 on Nginx server

Transport Layer Security (TLS)  – TLS protocol is used to provide privacy and data integrity between two communicating applications. SSL and TLS are both cryptographic protocols but because SSL protocols does not providers sufficient level of security compared to TLS, SSL 2.0 and SSL 3.0 have been deprecated. TLS 1.0 …

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How to configure Auto start of Azure Virtual Machine in Azure DevTest Lab

How to configure Auto start of Azure Virtual Machine in Azure DevTest Lab

Azure DevTest Lab is a service for easily creating, using, and managing infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) virtual machines (VMs) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environments in labs. Labs offer preconfigured bases and artifacts for creating VMs, and Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates for creating environments like Azure Web Apps or SharePoint farms. As per …

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How to Auto shutdown Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine

Auto shutdown Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine

In this blog post we will see how to configure auto shutdown schedule of a Virtual machines in Microsoft azure. This is really a useful out of the box feature to save your spending on cloud workloads by shutting down VM’s when not in use. For example, if you know …

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How to rename a device in Intune

Rename Intune Device

You can easily rename a device which is enrolled in Intune. When you take this action, device name is changed In Intune and also device name is changed on that device as well. There are many use cases for this option, for example you have used autopilot on all your …

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Connect-SPOService : Current site is not a tenant administration site

Connect-SPOService

I recently wanted to administer my sharepoint online sites using Powershell. I installed Sharepoint Online Management shell and then used the command Connect-SPOService. Connect-SPOService -url https://mylab000.sharepoint.com/ whereas the URL given in the end of the Command line is the URL of one of my Sharepoint online site. Error connect-sposervice : …

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How to Fix CVE-2022-30190 vulnerability using Microsoft Intune

CVE-2022-30190

On Monday May 30, 2022, Microsoft issued CVE-2022-30190 regarding the Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool (MSDT) in Windows vulnerability. A remote code execution vulnerability exists when MSDT is called using the URL protocol from a calling application such as Word. An attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability can run arbitrary code …

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How to fix Error New-ExoPSSession: Create Powershell Session is failed using OAuth

Fix Error New-ExoPSSession: Create Powershell Session is failed using OAuth

When connecting to Exchange Online Powershell Module v2 using an administrator account, you may get an error message New-ExoPSSession: Create Powershell Session is failed using OAuth. Error Details: New-ExoPSSession : Create Powershell Session is failed using OAuthAt C:\Program Files\WindowsPowerShell\Modules\ExchangeOnlineManagement\2.0.5\netFramework\ExchangeOnlineManagement.psm1:475 char:30… PSSession = New-ExoPSSession -ExchangeEnvironmentName $ExchangeEnviro …~~~~~~~~~~~~~ CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (:) …

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Microsoft Intune Powershell Approval Required. The App requires your admin approval.

Recently deployed Windows Autopilot solution and to simplify the Autopilot Device registration experience, users are given the capability to register their devices themselves from the OOBE (Out of box experience) page by using the Get-WindowsAutopilotinfo -online command. Some of the organizations may not allow this approach and only want their …

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Download from sharepoint, exchange online, onedrive is blocked even if the Device is Compliant

Download Blocked MCAS

You have created a Conditional Access (CA) Policy in which you have defined a session control for Conditional Access App control setting to blocks the downloads from Microsoft Online services e.g. Sharepoint, Teams, Exchange Online etc. In this policy, you have also excluded the Devices which are compliant by using …

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Connect Office 365 App with Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS), Integrate AAD with MCAS, Block Downloads using MCAS and CA Policies

Office 365 app with MCAS

Overview In this article, we will look into the Initial setup of Microsoft Cloud App Security, connect Office 365 app connector and configure basic settings on the Portal. We will create policies to block downloads and then block cut, copy, paste and print while using Microsoft Online applications via browser …

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How to block Cut, Copy, Paste and Print from an unmanaged device using Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS)

MCAS Cut Copy Paste Block

Overview Its recommended to block cut, copy, paste and print of corporate data from an unmanaged device while using Microsoft 365 / Office 365 applications, e.g. Microsoft Teams, Sharepoint, Onedrive, Exchange Online etc. We are categorizing an unmanaged device as Microsoft Intune Non-Compliant device. Using a combination of Conditional Access …

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How to Deploy / Install ManageEngine Desktop Central Agent on Widows 11 using Microsoft Intune

Deploy ManageEngine Desktop Central Agent

ManageEngine Desktop Central Agent is required for managing client PC’s from Desktop Central Agent. Its a lightweight software which can be deployed on the client’s PC using different methods. If you are using On-Premise Active Directory, then you can use GPO and deploy it using a startup script or if …

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This feature is not supported.Contact your system administrator with the error code 80180014

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When you have configured Microsoft Intune as per your organization requirements and try to Azure AD Join a Windows 10 device you get a pop-up message saying “Something went wrong.” with the error message “This feature is not supported.Contact your system administrator with the error code 80180014“. You may get …

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How to setup Microsoft Intune (MAM and MDM Configuration) – Step by Step Guide

Microsoft Intune Setup

What is Microsoft Intune ? Microsoft Intune which was previously known as Windows Intune is a part of Microsoft Cloud based Mobile device Management (MDM), Mobile Application Management (MAM) and Windows 10 PC Management Solution. No On-Premise Infrastructure is required for using this service from Microsoft and it can be easily managed using Microsoft Endpoint …

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