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Configuration Manager Version and Build Numbers
This article lists all the version numbers for Configration Manager 2012 and “CB”, and how to tell which version you’re running.
Breaking into a Windows System
Do you ever get that sinking feeling, when you’ve forgotten the root password to your test lab? Again?
I hate it too! So I decided to figure out a way around it, using a work around…
Fix for slow “Downloads” folder in Windows 10
In the last couple of weeks I’ve been noticing that clicking the “Downloads” folder in Windows Explorer took a long time to load.
After a bit of research, it turns out Windows 10 tries to guess…
Windows 8 can’t find WSUS updates
A customer of mine recently started deploying Windows 8 in their environment. MDT was set up and the deployment was working fine, but after deployment the Windows 8 machines wouldn’t connect to the WSUS server.
When trying to connect to the WSUS-server through the Control Panel I got an error message.
Get Active Directory pictures in Windows 10
We have been working on migrating a customer from Windows 7 over to Windows 10. Our goal is to have Windows 8 and 10 clients pull the pictures from Active Directory to the users local profiles.
We’ve been upgrading a customers environment… for one of their workstation configurations they didn’t want the computers to lock on idle, which is enforced by default.
Back in 2012 I wrote an article about dynamically setting a computer name during a Task Sequence. Here is my updated and improved script. I’m currently setting up a deployment solution running SCCM with MDT 2013…
There are a few different approaches when it comes to cleaning up the Windows 10 deployment. I prefer to uninstall the built-in applications which my enterprise and customers have no need for.
Jocha previously released a very popular mail report-script for Windows Backup. A downside with the new Azure backup-agent is that it did not offer mail reports… until today!
When installing the Azure Backup Agent you need to supply your vault credentials.
If doing so incorrectly you will get the following error…
Lately we’ve been getting a lot of inquiries regarding Azure Backup. One customer tried to set up the Microsoft Azure Recovery Services (MARS) agent, they experienced a problem where the backup job fails immediately…
We’ve set out to help a customer with automation within their IT department.
Some daily tasks require an elevated prompt, there is no way around it. But it’s not obvious how to check if the current prompt is elevated, or how to elevate the session. So here is a how-to…
I recently ran into a GPO problem. My customer wanted to delegate different group policy settings on clients within a specific OU.
The OU contained numerous versions of Windows and all versions had different, OS version specific, settings.
You can deploy the SCCM client several ways, the most common being through SCCM, manual install via the ccmsetup.exe. This article describes how to install and uninstall the client manually.
Lately we have gotten some inquiries asking us to share some “must have” SCCM collections, here are some of our commonly used queries.