Use PowerShell detect if Lenovo laptop is attached docks

Big thanks for Joe Parker (@joe_lenovo) gave us PnP ID of Lenovo ThinkPad Pro/Ultra docks. ThinkPad Pro dock 40A1: USB\VID_17EF&PID_1012 ThinkPad Ultra 40A2: USB\VID_17EF&PID_1010   This a simple PowerShell script for detect if Lenovo laptops are attached to dock station, includes mechanical Lenovo ThinkPad docks and Lenovo USB 3.0 Pro/Ultra docks. 

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Devices Management: Azure AD Join vs. Azure AD Device Registration vs. Domain Join

For start, please read this article https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/trejo/2016/04/09/azure-ad-join-vs-azure-ad-device-registration/, there are details regarding these matters. So why am I writing these? As an IT professionals, we can read those technical articles, understand like MDM, MAM, ConfigMgr/SCCM, AAD, GPO, but customers don’t. When customer wants a device management solution, they often ask “What kind of devices management you can offer?” or… Read More »

How to set up Azure AD self-service password reset (Cloud SSPR)

I am happily notice this new feature of Windows 10 Insider preview: Recover pin and password from the lock screen. https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2017/07/13/announcing-windows-10-insider-preview-build-16241-pc-build-15230-mobile/ Recover your pin and password from the lock screen:  Self Service solutions empower end users, unburden helpdesk/IT admins, and save organizations money. Cloud Self Service Password Reset (Cloud SSPR) has been a really popular Azure AD Premium… Read More »

Fix Windows 10 In-Place Upgrade Task Sequence infinity restart loop

We successfully did Windows 10 In-Place Upgrade for hundreds machines, but few of them went into infinity restart loop at the end. Troubleshoot wasn’t easy, especially do it remotely. Yeah, you are right, how to troubleshoot and fix a computer that reboot itself and also has bitlocker and bitlocker PIN? Sounds mission impossible, but WE DID IT!!! Make… Read More »