Suppress Office 365 "First Things First"

You may have noticed when installing Office 365 via the Click to Run installer you get a popup like this for each user. You will no doubt have seen many methods to make this go away, however in my testing none of the popular suggestions actually work, like: Setting key for¬†OptInDisable in SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\General Setting key … Continue reading Suppress Office 365 "First Things First"

Disable Microsoft Edge First Run

To disable Microsoft Edge first run you have to jump through a few hoops. Luckily i've done this for you. Many blogs state that you just need to change the value of "IE10TourShown" in the following: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\MicrosoftEdge\Main] However this is not enough. To fix edge you need to set these values. I deploy … Continue reading Disable Microsoft Edge First Run

DirectAccess Troubleshooting

Hi All Direct Access users, If you experience clients who have not been able to ever connect to direct access, it may be because the initial GPO for Direct Access was never processed 100% successfully. Please perform these troubleshooting steps. Open command prompt and enter: reg query HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip6\Parameters If you see this:   This means … Continue reading DirectAccess Troubleshooting

Warning! KB3148812 breaks WSUS server!

Beware! I got a notification on my SCCM server that it was failing to get updates, checked the logs and was presented with this.. note the date started...The behavior was the WSUS service was stopping itself for no apparent reason, windows logs showed: "The WSUS Service service terminated unexpectedly. ¬†It has done this 4 time(s)."So … Continue reading Warning! KB3148812 breaks WSUS server!