Install Microsoft Endpoint Manager with native config (SSL)

All the setting in this guide is for lab use and might not be applicable in a production enviroment! I’m running the lab in a VMware environment.Install 3 virtual machines. One gateway, one DC server and one MEM server. With the following config: Gateway (pfSense) See this post how to set it up: CPU: 1Memory: Read More

SCCM PXE fails to start

I have just updated my SCCM lab to 2010 with the hotfix installed. I notised that I could no PSX boot after the upgrade. I’m running PSX without the “Windows Deployment service”. The SMSPSX.log had the following error: It seams to be a timing issues, because if you go in and restart the “ConfigMgr PXE Read More

Collect registry keys

To collect registry keys from a client, you will need to expand the hardware inventory. You can do that the following way: Download RegKeyToMof from Technet gallery Create the registry keys that you want to collect Start RegKeyToMof on the pc/server where you created the registry keys Browse to the registry key that you have Read More

Collect Driver information with SCCM

By default SCCM doesn’t collect drive info. Potent Engineer have a great post about adding driver info to SCCM.   Download the powershell script “Collect_Driver_Info.ps1” and deploy it on all the devices you want to collect driver info. To get an updated list, you have to run it more the one time. Ex once a Read More

Setup a SCCM Technical Preview lab server in Azure

  To get an idea of what is going to be in the next SCCM CB, it is a good idea to setup a SCCM TP lab. You can do that in Azure and here is how. This is a quick and dirty SCCM TP lab just to get an idea what new features might Read More

WinPe boot images from ADK 1607 may fail with dism error

 UPDATE 2016-12-31: Microsoft is fanally doing something about this issue. See the article from Microsoft here: Apply Driver Package task fails when the ADK is upgrade to ADK 10 1607 Happy new year 🙂 ———————————- I have updated to ADK 1607 In my SCCM environment. I uninstalled the old ADK and installed 1607 adk and Read More

Update Dell bios during OSD

  In this post I will show you how to update the bios on a Dell during OSD. I have created the following folder structure for the Dell bios updates: SCCM_SHARE/Dell Bios Update/MODEL/BIOS_FILE 1. Download the bios you want to deploy from Dell support site. In this example the file is called “O7010A23.exe” 2. Create Read More

Configure Dell Bios during OSD

If  you want to manage Dell bios settings with SCCM and OSD, then you can follow this guide. I will show you how to configure Dell bios. This post contains info from this blog post  and this blog post from Mike Terrill. 1. Update the bios to the newest version. (See this blog post if Read More

Speed up first login on Windows 10

I work in a place where we have a lot of kiosk pc’s and pc’s that people can borrow. This mean that it is a first logon (almost) every time someone is logging in to Windows. The first logon time is not very fast in Windows 10, in fact it is very slow. There are Read More

BIOS to UEFI switch in one task sequence

  Jörgen Nilsson have a great post here on how to do the BIOS to UEFI switch on one task sequence in SCCM. There was a couple times during his guide where I had to try different things before I could get it to work. So that is why I made this post. All the Read More