e-safety 

How to filter your child’s internet on an Ipad/tablet using OpenDNS

As a parent in today’s day and age the use of technology within the home is at an all time high, with the average youngster using an iPad or tablet at just 2 years old! When your child is at school, the use of the internet is filtered, whereas in the average home, internet is rarely ever filtered meaning your child could potentially access unsuitable content if not fully supervised. In this tutorial i will explain how to block adult content and unsuitable websites using a free service called OpenDNS.…

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Powershell Windows 10 Admin 

How To Remove Windows 10 System Apps (Working on 1803)

In an earlier article, i explained how to strip your Windows Image File of the pesky “Default System Apps” which come with Windows 10, even on Windows 10 Education. This works fine however with the recent Windows 10 1803 April update, I’ve found the apps have returned causing more distractions for the students. In this tutorial i will highlight the steps you can take to remove the apps post-1803 upgrade for a smoother experience in your network.

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Microsoft Office SCCM 

How To Install Microsoft Office Professional 2016 with SCCM 2012

In this post i will explain the process of deploying Office 2016 Professional Plus unattended with Microsoft System Centre Configuration Manger 2012. This does not cover office 365 professional plus. Step 1: The first step is to download your Office 2016 installation iso from Volume Licensing Centre and copy the contents to your sources folder for example; \\SCCMServer\Sources$\Apps\Microsoft Office 2016 Pro Plus Step 2: Run the office configuration tool (OCT) by running Setup.exe /Admin from your sources folder. Step 3: Verify you are modifying the correct version of office. Step 4: Set…

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SCCM Windows 10 Admin 

How To Remove Windows 10 System Apps For Deployment with SCCM

In this tutorial, I will demonstrate how to remove unwanted System apps from Windows 10 to ensure smooth deployment using SCCM (2012). There are numerous ways to achieve the same result however this is the method I have used which has worked for me. This may not be the preferred way for most people however I find it works well for me. I will assume you have already set up a build and capture Task Sequence to get you base WIM file as this method does not work on the…

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Azure AD Office 365 

How to enable Azure AD Seamless Single Sign-On (SSO)

In this article i’ll describe how to successfully set up Seamless Single Sign-on with Azure AD Connect and Office 365. What is Azure AD Seamless SSO? Azure Active Directory Seamless Single Sign-On (Azure AD Seamless SSO) automatically signs users in when they are on their corporate devices connected to your corporate network. When enabled, users don’t need to type in their passwords to sign in to Azure AD, and usually, even type in their usernames. This feature provides your users easy access to your cloud-based applications without needing any additional…

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Microsoft Office 

How To Install Office 2016 KMS Server

In this article we will learn how to install Microsoft Office 2016 KMS host on Windows Server 2012R2. I’ve only tested this on Windows Server 2012 R2 however the same process should apply for Server 2016. KMS activation is intended for Organisations which use Volume Licensing Agreements to license Microsoft products, if you are looking to activate a personal copy of Office 2016 or Office 365 Proplus this article does not apply to you. Step 1 Sign into volume licensing service centre using your organisational credentials, browse to ‘office’ and…

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