“Other user” option missing from Azure AD-joined PC login screen

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While working on an issue yesterday, I disconnected a client’s PC from Azure AD, which I assumed, would let me log in with a local account. However, I found that the login screen displayed only the now-disconnected Azure AD user account and no “Other user” option. I found that if you set any entry here … Continued

Warranty monitoring

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We’re now able to report on our clients’ PCs’ warranty status and even process renewals!

Azure Migrate: The ASR cannot be registered due to an internal error.

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When migrating one of clients’ servers to Azure using Azure Migrate, we ran into this terribly helpful error message: The ASR cannot be registered due to an internal error. It turns out that the only thing that worked reliably was to download a new registration key file from the Discover Machines step and inject it … Continued

Better antivirus

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While we’re still using Bitdefender’s security suite, we’ve upgraded our clients’ PCs to Bitdefender’s fuller-featured product. Think: Standard to Pro, not 1.0. to 2.0.

Windows-native reboot notifications

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As you might have noticed, we’ve replaced the yellow, Windows XP-era reboot prompts with Windows 10 notifications for a cleaner, consistent experience.