Modern Desktop Architect


by andrew / on 5 October, 2021

Getting App Install Numbers from Intune (quickly)

This script is available from the powershell gallery here Install-Script -Name GetIntuneInstalls I often find myself being asked to quickly che...
by andrew / on 29 September, 2021

Getting App ID from Intune

Available from PowerShell Gallery Install-Script -Name GetIntuneApps Often when troubleshooting application installs from Intune (especially A...
by andrew / on 21 September, 2021

Managing apps with App-V

For anyone still using App-V 5 (and why not, it's still supported and built-in), but feeling left out with MSIX working nicely with Company portal, h...
by andrew / on 21 September, 2021

Automatically backing up user profile data with Intune

Whilst Enterprise state roaming is an excellent addition to Azure/Inune, I've found it doesn't capture everything in a user profile and can lead to c...
by andrew / on 17 September, 2021

Automatic driver updating for Dell and HP Machines

Driver updates, always a pain! Microsoft are fixing it with the Windows Update drivers in the update rings in Intune, but until that includes Firmwa...
by andrew / on 14 September, 2021

DOS to Win10 on the same machine

A fun post today, with Windows 11 looming, I built a machine from DOS 6.0 all the way to Win10 using only the upgrade path, no formatting of the driv...
by andrew / on 10 September, 2021

Creating an Intune environment using powershell

After creating some scripts to build an Azure and AVD environment, it's time to give Intune some attention. For this one, I will be using Powershe...
by andrew / on 8 September, 2021

Building an Azure Landing Zone with Bicep

Following on from my previous post on creating an AVD environment, for those who want to deploy AVD, it's recommended to build an Azure landing zone ...
by andrew / on 8 August, 2021

Building an AVD environment using Powershell, Bicep and Image Builder

If you want to quickly deploy an AVD environment using the latest tools, Project Bicep and Azure Image Builder would be a good place to start. In ...
by andrew / on 8 August, 2021

Using Winget with custom manifests (and auto updates)

With the release of Winget, we now have another app deployment method which works nicely with Intune. At the moment building a custom Winget repo ...