Post ESP Intune Win32 apps installations

In enterprise environments, we have to deal with a lot of requirements when it comes to app management. One of the common challenges is to control the installation moment during enrollment. We already have some basic controls in place. If the Enrollment Status Page (ESP) is configured during the enrollment all device targeted apps are…

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Deploy an Intune application with user device affinity

Today I’m going to show how we can achieve user device affinity with Intune application deployment as known from ConfigMgr. When we are going to deploy applications to users, we are independent of the user’s devices. The application belongs to a user and it can be installed or it gets automatically installed on all his…

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IME debugging and Intune Win32 App decoding – Part 2

Three years ago, I coded a small utility to decode Intune Win32 Apps and wrote a blog post about it – How to decode Intune Win32 App Packages. In addition to the small Decoder utility, I wrote a short PowerShell script to parse the Intune Management Extension (IME) log file to extract the necessary decryption…

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Comprehensive guide to managing macOS with Intune

Microsoft Intune is great when it comes to managing Windows devices and for sure it doesn’t need to hide when it comes to mobile phones like Android phones or Apple phones. Most companies I engage with do have the majority of devices running Windows, but there is always a certain amount of percentage running macOS.…

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How to completely change Windows 10 language with Intune

In this article we dive into a way to completely switch the language of Windows 10 in a scripted way with the help of Intune and without the need for explicit language cab files. The new language setting will include the Welcome screen and New user defaults as well. This approach is beneficial for further…

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Intune application targeting for Windows 10 Win32 apps explained

In this article we will dive into the basics of Windows 10 application assignments (Win32 apps) in Intune and the various differences depending on the situation (single user associated device, shared devices, non-primary devices). Microsoft Intune differentiates between the install intent based on the app assignment (required install, available for enrolled devices, or uninstall). Actually…

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How to enable Pre-Boot BitLocker startup PIN on Windows with Intune

This guide will demonstrate how to enable the BitLocker startup PIN for pre-boot authentication on Windows 10 with Microsoft Intune. I will walk through how to accomplish this in a nearly fully automatic way. Let’s start with some facts around BitLocker to understand the technology more precisely. In fact, I think a pre-boot startup PIN…

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On-demand Windows Diagnostic Logs via Intune

How-to gather on-demand diagnostic data from Windows 10 1903+ by utilizing the DiagnosticLog CSP via a MDM service like Intune.

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How to decode Intune Win32 App Packages

The new Intune Win32 app management is a great way to deploy Win32 apps with Microsoft Intune. Imagine you have a kind of source share for all the .intunewin files you have created. At some point in time you like to modify a package but you do not have the source files right now, only…

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Deploying Win32 app BGInfo with Intune

Deploying BGInfo to quickly find your test devices or provide easy VM access during trainings with more visibility of the available user permissions.

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Part 3, Deep dive Microsoft Intune Management Extension – Win32 Apps

Microsoft made it finally happen and provides an integrated way to deploy Win32 Apps via the Intune Management Extension. This is by far the biggest step forward in the Modern Management field. Until now the community came up with lots of ways to utilize PowerShell scripts to finally install some Win32 Apps. By doing this…

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