Creating and Using a Microsoft Dev Box

Microsoft Dev Boxes have today entered Preview. If you don’t know anything about them, they are pre-configured machines to deploy to your developers with all of the software they are likely to use (and admin rights if needed). Fully secure and high performance, they meet the needs of developers without IT staff having to worry … Read more

Autopilot Troubleshooting Tools during ESP

I love Autopilot and always use the enrollment status page (ESP), but sometimes I feel like I’m spending hours looking at the very limited updates and want to know what’s actually happening. Whilst there is the excellent log collection tool from Microsoft, that’s a snapshot and not a live view. With that in mind, I … Read more

Removing Bloatware from Windows 10 & 11 via script

Updated May 2023 – The script is now multi-language so can be deployed to an OS in any Windows supported language and should work the same Update – The script is now code signed for extra security One complaint I often hear about using straight OOBE autopilot is around the bloatware, either manufacturer installed (McAfee … Read more