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

Windows 365 Point-in-time Restore Setup

Microsoft recently released a new feature for Windows 365 Enterprise Cloud PCs called “Point-in-time restore.” This feature lets you revert your Windows 365 Cloud PC to a previous point in time depending on what configuration you have set. Restore points can be configured to save every 4, 6, 12, 16 or 24 hours. Every Windows … 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

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

Change Your Windows 365 Business Cloud PC From Windows 11 to Windows 10

When I initially looked at my new Windows 365 Cloud PC, I noticed right away that it was provisioned with Windows 11. Obviously, Windows 11 is Microsoft’s newest operating system so this isn’t a complete surprise. However, I haven’t completely gotten used to Windows 11 so I was naturally curious if I could somehow change … 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

What are Snap Layouts in Windows 11?

One of my favorite new features of Windows 11 is called Snap Layouts. This is an upgrade to the original Windows Snap feature that allowed you to compare 2 documents or windows side by side.   Snap Layouts allow you to position more windows together in various formations. You can also group these together in a … Read more

Do I Need to Upgrade to Windows 11?

First off, what is Windows 11? Windows 11 is Microsoft’s next generation operating system. Although Microsoft originally stated that Windows 10 would be the last version of Windows, they obviously no longer feel that way. The pandemic has obviously had a major impact on today’s workforce and therefore they felt an updated operating system was … Read more