As part of the general maintenance and upkeep of SCCM we have a “Duplicate Host Names” collection in SCCM. This collection finds duplicate host names but unfortunately does not notify us when one is found. The script below will send an e-mail when the collection membership is greater than 0. We have it set up […]
When getting an application ready for deployment it is typically much faster to test that the install works as expected by running it as SYSTEM. When an application is ran from Software Center it is ran under the SYTEM context. Manually running the install as SYSTEM means you do not need to wait for your […]
We started deploying 7-Zip v18.01 but quickly had to stop the deployment due to Windows Explorer crashing and leaving the end user without a taskbar. We tweaked our deployment and added this parameter to our PowerShell App Deployment Toolkit install string:
Upgrading Windows 10 (e.g. v1511 to v1607) is easy using the upgrade task sequence in SCCM. Unfortunately it is not as user friendly as we would like, most notably there is no warning to the user that an upgrade is about to take place (when you set the upgrade task sequence to required). To fix […]
We had a lot of problems getting Citrix Receiver to install correctly in our task sequence. During imaging it would hang until you moved the mouse or it timed out. Apparently this is a semi-common problem due to how Citrix Receiver installs USB support.