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08
Sep

CM Tech Preview 1708 – Make Scripts work for you!

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Greetings everyone, If you haven’t heard by now, the newest branch of SCCM 1706 brought the concept of managing PowerShell scripts within the Administrators console that can be executed against Devices or Device Collections.  This a an awesome feature that has tons of possibilities.  You may have quickly noticed that you cannot pass parameters to […]

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08
Aug

The Value of Managed Services

Posted by | · · | Microsoft Intune · PowerShell · SCCM · Windows 10 | No Comments on The Value of Managed Services

Today we are going to tell you a little story and see if it rings true for your organization.  This is a story of a fictitious company named Contoso.  Although Contoso is the popular make believe company Microsoft has been so kind to share with us over the years, the parallels to your organization might be […]

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03
Jul

SCCM Current Branch 1702 Hotfix – Stuck Download

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UPDATE 8/02/17: With the release of Current Branch 1706, a new tool has been added to address this issue.  Read all about here: Configuration Manager Current Branch upgrade stuck in downloading

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26
Jan

Use PowerShell to find unmanaged computers

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Greetings fellow IT geeks.  Today’s post is centered around PowerShell and a recent request we had from a client. The Issue So like many companies out there, there can be many computers in your SCCM database and Active Directory that are one or more of the following: Stale AD Object Non standard computer name (likely meaning […]

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14
Dec

App-V in Windows 10 1607!

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Greetings everyone.  As promised, Microsoft incorporated the Application Virtualization (App-v) client into the Windows 10 1607 Operating System!  This is exciting news (well at least for me).  I absolutely love App-V. Virtual applications don’t physically install onto the OS like a traditional script or MSI based application install, rather they are contained in a very […]

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04
Nov

Next Gen OneDrive deployment during SCCM OSD

Posted by | · · | SCCM · Windows 10 · Windows 8.1 | No Comments on Next Gen OneDrive deployment during SCCM OSD

Looking for tips on how to deploy the next generation OneDrive client for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 during an SCCM OS Deployment Task Sequence? You're in the right place. What is the next generation OneDrive client? OneDrive and OneDrive for Business started as SkyDrive, followed by SkyDrive for Business. These were the [...]

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30
Sep

Case of the stalled Windows 7 Updates with MDT Build & Capture

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Today I would like to talk about a frustrating issue for those of us who still have a need to create a build & capture process for Windows 7.  This post is focused around using a Build and Capture Task Sequence with MDT 2013 Update 2 without a WSUS server (letting Windows 7 go to […]

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03
Aug

Deploy Windows Management Framework 5 with SCCM

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Hi there, In this post I will be covering how to deploy Windows Management Framework 5.0 (WMF) with SCCM Current Branch (works just as well with 2012).  The tricky (not all that trickey really) part of this application is the detection method.  Given it's not an MSI using a product code is out, however there is [...]

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17
May

Move Computer Object during OSD

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Hey there everyone, Today I wanted to talk about an issue I have run into multiple times in working with ConfigMgr OS deployment (OSD) over the years and show you how through a fairly easy process you can overcome it! The Problem: You calculate the target OU of the machine you are imaging through CustomSettings.ini, […]

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09
Mar

Hyper-V: Delete Checkpoint Catastrophic Failure

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Hyper-V: Delete Checkpoint Catastrophic Failure Hi there, Do you have a VM with checkpoints or a checkpoint subtree that you want to delete but receive the following error? I have seen the Windows Backup tool create a new checkpoint upon every backup resulting in dozens of checkpoint in a long and nasty tree that simply […]

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