Change the Microsoft Office Update Channel on a Windows 365 Cloud PC

Now that I setup a Windows 365 Cloud PC, I want to work on configuring it. One of the first things that I noticed after some initial use, is that it uses the Monthly Enterprise Channel for Microsoft Office updates. This is because I am using a gallery image during the provisioning policy. Since those … Read more

How to Use Restore Points in Windows 365

As I mentioned in my last blog post here, the new Windows 365 point-in-time restore feature lets you revert your Windows 365 Cloud PC to a previously captured state, called a restore point. Maybe you have a corrupt install or possibly a bad patch, there are a number of different reasons why you would use … Read more

Upgrade Office 365 from 32-bit to 64-bit with Microsoft Intune – Part 2

In Part 1 of this tutorial, we looked at using the Company Portal app and the built-in Microsoft 365 Apps wizard in Microsoft Intune to upgrade Office 365 32-bit to Office 365 64-bit. While that process works completely fine as far as functionality goes, the time it takes for the upgrade process to complete is … Read more

Upgrade Office 365 from 32-bit to 64-bit with Microsoft Intune – Part 1

When Microsoft Office 2010 was released, it was the first version of Office that offered both a 32-bit and 64-bit version. Since 32-bit Office was the default recommended option, most organizations deployed that version and have never really re-visited it. Unless a user was dealing with large data sets in Excel, there wasn’t much of … Read more

Running a Bulk Device Sync in Microsoft Intune

In order for Microsoft Intune to consistently manage devices, it needs to periodically check-in to see if any changes or updates are needed on each device. By default, these devices will check-in about every 8 hours as Microsoft mentions here. If you are like me and you are testing new applications or policies, you might … Read more

Deploy Microsoft 365 Apps with Microsoft Intune

Microsoft Intune provides a simple way for organizations to deploy Microsoft 365 Apps to end users. In this tutorial, we are going to go through the configuration process to get a Microsoft 365 App package created and pushed to a device. Create Microsoft 365 Apps Package Inside of the Microsoft Endpoint Manager portal (endpoint.microsoft.com), navigate … Read more

Collect Device Diagnostics using Microsoft Intune

Microsoft Intune provides a capability called Collect Diagnostics to remotely collect and download device logs from managed Windows devices. As more end users work remotely, this is a great feature for IT admins to review device diagnostic information without requiring any user interaction or user interruption. Collect Diagnostics Prerequisites Devices need to meet the following … Read more

Taking A Look At My New Windows 365 Business Cloud PC

Now that I have my Windows 365 Business Cloud PC setup, I wanted to take an quick look around the various components of it. For my initial Windows 365 Business setup process, check out my previous blog post: https://chargedtech.com/windows/windows-365-business-cloud-pc-setup/ Initial Login Experience Upon logging into my new Windows 11 Cloud PC for the first time, … Read more