Windows 7 Convenience Rollup through ConfigMgr

Following on from my last post I will now write up putting the convenience roll up into a ConfigMgr Application.  Please read my last post for details of prerequisites to installing this update. Here they are once more KB976932 - Service…

Windows 7 Convenience Rollup through MDT

Here I will blog about putting the recently released Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 ‘Convenience Rollup Update’, into MDT.  Pretty straight forward task as all the updates come as .MSU files from the update catalogue so they’re simple enough…
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Deploying OneNote class Notebook Add-in with SCCM

Not to brag but, one of the schools we look after at work has been granted Microsoft Showcase School status.  #winning Part of that status is to do with how the school have adapted and run with OneNote for teaching and learning.  Teachers…
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Deploy OMS Agent with ConfigMgr

I have recently been looking at the Microsoft Operations Management Suite and decided to deploy it throughout my datacentre.  First you’ll need to sign up, to start with go for the free version.  This limits you to a certain amount of data…

Add Servers to Trusted Hosts

When using PowerShell remoting we often have to add the server(s) we wish to manage to our trusted hosts if our machine is not part of the same domain.  If you roam from site to site like I do then you’ll probably be adding them all the time. …
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Creating Virtual Switches with PowerShell

Problem: Hyper-V virtual switches on Windows 10 Technical Preview seem to become unstable or stop working after a new revision is installed Solution:  Use PowerShell to remove and re-add, lets explore… Creating virtual switches is easy…

ConfigMgr 1602 Console as an application.

Here I will blog about deploying the Configuration Manager Console as an application.  Those of you with a keen eye will have noticed a folder within your Program Files structure “C:Program Files (x86)ConfigMgr10AdminconsoleSetup”. …

System Center 2012 Port Checking Tool

As a consultant a lot of my time is spent working on infrastructures where I am working within tight

Active Directory Description During Deployment.

Problem: I would like my AD computers to have a neat description when they add themselves onto the domain during deployment Solution:  OK so, upon examining the task it would seem that the first job we need to do is to get the AD Powershell…

Slipstreaming the April 2016 Rollup into Windows 7–ConfigMgr

Following on from my post here, where I described adding the Windows 7 Convenience rollup into ConfigMgr as an application.  I will now walk through slipstreaming this into your Windows 7 vanilla image that resides within Configuration…