OneDrive Disable / Hide in Windows 10

OneDrive, if you’re not using it, it’s just another annoying thing in Windows 10.  If you’re able to use it, awesome.  But for those environments that want it gone, here is how I’ve removed it from our environment.  I’m using several methods to attack this thing to drive it into submission. Update - 9/19/16 - ... Read moreOneDrive Disable / Hide in Windows 10

Pin Items to TaskBar during OSD in Windows 10 (1511)

Updated Method for 1607  HERE, this method below still works, but Nickolaj goes through the new built in export / import method available in 1607.   This one took me a little while.  The hard one was Internet Explorer, which I had to do completely differently than the others. In this post I’ll give two ... Read morePin Items to TaskBar during OSD in Windows 10 (1511)

Add “Run As Different User” to Right Click Menu of Apps

This is super simple, but it’s a handy option to have available in an enterprise enviroment.  It’s just a simple registry key. – You can deploy this via Package / AppModel / GPO, but I like to just do it all during OSD if possible. Tested in OSD, Windows 10 - 1511 Registry File (RunAsDiffUser-HKLM.reg) ... Read moreAdd “Run As Different User” to Right Click Menu of Apps

Enable Bitlocker XTS-AES 256 Full Disk Encryption during OSD

Update 12/20/2018 – Added Step to Disable Hardware Encryption after the vulnerabilities found on several SSD vendors (Screen shot taken from my non-mbam bitlocker sub TS) Add step “Run Command Line”

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Side note, if you already encrypted using hardware encryption, you'll have to decrypt first, then encrypt it again after the ... Read moreEnable Bitlocker XTS-AES 256 Full Disk Encryption during OSD

Windows 10 Tweak: Change Command Prompt to PowerShell as Default in WinX Menu Action

Update: 10/17/2016 – Confirmed works on 1607 & Server 2016For in place upgrades, recommend using Group Policy to add registry Keys     Or simply run this to add it to your own profile… (requires log off & log on)REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced" /V DontUsePowerShellOnWinX /T REG_DWORD /D 00000000 /F ________________________Original Post:So you love to Right-Click ... Read moreWindows 10 Tweak: Change Command Prompt to PowerShell as Default in WinX Menu Action