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Microsoft Remote Desktop for AVD and Windows 365 1.2.4582

Microsoft Remote Desktop for AVD and Windows 365 1.2.4582

Andres Bohren
Hi All, Microsoft has released the Version 1.2.4582 for Remote Desktop When you start the Remote Desktop Client, it checks for Updates and will inform you in the Notification Bar You can see also a green arrow, that indicates an Update Release Notes What’s new in the Remote Desktop client for Windows Confirm to upgrade with “Update now” Installation does not take long You can check the Versions by selecting the three dots on top right and select “About”
Windows Server Insider Preview Build 25941 reveals new AD Forest and Domain functional Levels

Windows Server Insider Preview Build 25941 reveals new AD Forest and Domain functional Levels

Andres Bohren
Hi All, I saw some News about a new Windows Server Insider Preview. It seems that this is a very early Preview of Windows Server 2025. I’ve seen Screenshot of new Active Directory Forest and Domain functional Levels. Time to test it myself. Refrences: Blog: Announcing Windows Server Preview Build 25941 Download Windows Insider Preview Downloads I’ve downloaded the *.iso File and uploaded it on my ESXi Server and created a new VM.
PowerToys v0.73.0 released

PowerToys v0.73.0 released

Andres Bohren
Hi All, I noticed that Microsoft has released a new Version of PowerToys. Info in the Notification Bar If you click on PowerToys in Systemtray - you also see that there is an Update available In the Main Window click on “Install now” Download an Release notes can be found here Release v0.73.0 Update is installing The What’s new Screen after the Installation The Main Window New Tool “Crop and Lock”
Microsoft Loop in Microsoft Store

Microsoft Loop in Microsoft Store

Andres Bohren
Hi All, Since a few days (7/28/2023) the Microsoft Loop App is also available from the Microsoft Store System Requirementts: Windows 10 version 19041.0 or higher Search for “Microsoft Loop” in the Microsoft Store and klick on “Get” After the Installation click on “Open” On the first start it will ask you to pin to Start and Taskbar Now you can click on “Sign In” Select the Account Select your Loop Workspace
PowerToys v0.72.0 released

PowerToys v0.72.0 released

Andres Bohren
Hi All, I noticed that Microsoft has released a new Version of PowerToys. In the Main Window click on “Install now” Update is sucessfully installed Download an Release notes can be found here Release v0.72.0 The Mouse Highlighter will draw a yellow dot every time you klick Use “Windows + Shift + H” to activate / deactivate In PowerToys Run there is a new Plugin that can generate Hashes or guid
Manually create Device Registration ServiceConnectionPoint (SCP)

Manually create Device Registration ServiceConnectionPoint (SCP)

Andres Bohren
Hi All, This Weekend i was involved in a Migration where configuration of Device Registration in AzureAD/EntraID was required. Due to the complex Setup, we could not use Configure Device Registration with Azure AD Connect. Alldough there exist a Documentation on how to Configure hybrid Azure Active Directory join manually it is missing a few important steps. That’s why i decidet to write this Blog Article. If you want to know more about how Device registration works go ahead and read the documentaion.
VMware Remote Console 12.0.4

VMware Remote Console 12.0.4

Andres Bohren
Hi All, Seems to be i’ve missed an important update for VMware Remote Console, that was already released two months ago. VMware Remote Console 12.0.4 (You need to login to Download) Currently i’ve installed 12.0.2 After extracting the *.zip File i’ve started the Installation. That ended up in a Bluescreen and restarting the Client. I had to uninstall and reinstall VMware Remote console to upgrade to the newest version. After the Upgrade i’ve started the VMware Remote Console…
Microsoft Remote Desktop for AVD and Windows 365 1.2.4419

Microsoft Remote Desktop for AVD and Windows 365 1.2.4419

Andres Bohren
Hi All, Microsoft has released the Version 1.2.4419 for Remote Desktop When you start the Remote Desktop Client, it checks for Updates and will inform you in the Notification Bar You can see also a green arrow, that indicates an Update Release Notes What’s new in the Remote Desktop client for Windows Installing the Update is simple. Click on the green arrow and select “Update available” Confirm to upgrade with “Update now”
PowerToys v0.71.0 released

PowerToys v0.71.0 released

Andres Bohren
Hi All, Yesterday Microsoft has released a new Version of PowerToys. I’ve seen the News in the Notification Bar Download an Release notes can be found here Release v0.71.0 Peek is a new Tool to preview the Content of Archive Files like *.zip Regards Andres Bohren Windows Logo
Demote Windows Server 2012 R2 Domain Controller

Demote Windows Server 2012 R2 Domain Controller

Andres Bohren
Hi All, I have to admit, that one of my Active Directory Domain Controller was still running Windows Server 2012 R2. According to the Support Lifecycle for Windows Server 2012 R2 it’s about time to get rid of it. Current Situation ICESRV01 Windows 2016 Domain Controller Domain Controller Global Catalog DNS Server ICESRV02 Windows 2012R2 Domain Controller Domain Controller Global Catalog DNS Server DHCP Server FileServer Azure FileSync Source WebServer Preparation In my case i had to do several things, before i could demote the Domain Controller