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Solved: Microsoft Teams unable to send and receive calls after update to 1.5.x

Users are currently experiencing outage to expected functions inside Microsoft Teams. Vital functions inside the apps like the ability to do calls, video, meetings etc, are broken for a random group of users across a multitude of user groups.
Around where I am based the discussion started to show itself at the end of january. Troubleshoothing has been ongoing since then, with limited results to an acualt fix.
The temporary fix have been around rolling back to version 1.4 for users that have experienced the issues. But, as Teams gets updated automatically, this is very temporary.
There has also not been very clear as to why only some users have been affected.
During the last week or so, this has become more clear.

Read on for details and a temporary workaround until this gets resolved

Intune: Workaround to configure or force screensaver to non enterprise/education editions of Windows.

his is another post to deal with one of thelimitations of the various licensing editions of Windows.
To be specific, there are certain features that are only available if you have an Enterprise or Education edition of Windows.
This post beeing around the limitation of controlling the settings around enforcing and controlling the screen saver on devices via intune.
As always, every problem has a solution, or a viable workaround.

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Solved: Error opening files from SharePoint / OneDrive

Have been seeing some users getting the following errors when trying to open files from OneDrive for Business.

It doesn’t happen on all files, but for some, no specific event causing the behavior. .
If the user takes a copy of the file giving the error, then opening the copy, works as expected

Intune: Holding back the upgrade to Windows 11

With Windows 11 pushing its way towards your environment’s devices, you may find the need to hold back this upgrade to some or maybe all your devices, for any reason. Holding back the upgrade can be done via Intune for easy deployment to your devices. Script can be found in the post.

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Solved: Logitech Webcam + Citrix CVAD seamless apps = reconnection problem

Sometimes its the small things causing problems in IT. Alot of hardware, drivers, software etc, can make a mess of each other. Recently I experienced this with the combination of Citrix Published Applications and a device from Logitech. Read on for details.

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Manageability – Part 1: Naming Conventions

When it comes to managing anything within IT, it will always be a good thing to keep things organized, in one way or another. You should also make sure that the way you organize things, is made understandable for others as well (maybe you share the responsibility of management with a group, or may do so in the future).
Make it a habit to creating an organizational model that others can jump in or out of over time, that is logical and understandable by others than yourself. Document the logic/model that is defined, and make sure not to deviate from the actual definition as time goes by.

Microsoft Server 2019: No window border/allwhite issue

In windows server 2019 and windows 10. There is an issue in the RDS world where the windows overlapping each other appears to have no border (its all white) Making it hard to distinguish the various windows from each other. This can be fixed with the steps in this post.

Changing your DNS provider to increase web speed and privacy

If you are not familiar with what DNS is, it basically the postal system of the internet.
Everything on the internet or local network consists of IP addresses – this is hard for people to relate to, and therefore we have DNS.
DNS translates the name-based addresses we use, that are easier to remember, to IP addresses – and vice versa – making sure you land on the wanted destination.

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Windows Autopilot – Failing on app configuration when running Windows 10:1903

If you are running Windows autopilot on devices you may experience issues during enrollment/configuration after the 1903 update.
The issue comes when deploying Windows store apps with autopilot, and you may get faced with the enrollment process giving you an error when it gets to this step.

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Citrix Files: Not showing mapped drives on Windows 10 1809

For those struggeling with Citrix Files client suddenly not showing any drives in Windows Explorer. I recently updated my client, and to my surprise, the agent starts, but no mapped drives are showing up. I also have had a few users randomly getting this issue at older versions of the client than the current.  Reinstalling Read more about Citrix Files: Not showing mapped drives on Windows 10 1809[…]