Deep Dive – ADMX Ingestion on Windows 10

As I have solved the issue on ingesting the Office16.admx, I thought I would review the whole ingestion process to help understand how it works under the hood and how to manage it.

Since Windows 10 1703, ADMX can be ingested and processed by the MDM layer via the policy CSP with the URI

./Device/Vendor/MSFT/Policy/ConfigOperations/ADMXInstall/

For this article, I will use ADMX files that I have created for each situation. The name of the example application is CamilleApp and published by DebayCorp company.

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How to disable XBOX and HomeGroup services with Workspace ONE UEM

Since Windows 10 embedded a lot of feature some consumer feature are available in the enterprise space like Xbox services and Homegroup, this article explain how do we block these with UEM.

Since Windows 10 1803, we can change the services start type using CSP. This available for any support MDM managed Windows Desktop, (Pro, Business, Enterprise, Education)

Note : Xbox Game Monitoring service is missing from the list but this service depends on Xbox Live Auth Manager and this one is going to be disabled so the service itself won’t be able to start even if the by default the start is on Manual.

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