Category: System Center Configuration Manager

Error 0x80070490 when converting BIOS-UEFI in ConfigMgr 1610

I should have written this post a while ago but haven’t had time yet. When using the new BIOS-UEFI conversion solution in Configuration Manager 1610, https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/osd/deploy-use/task-sequence-steps-to-manage-bios-to-uefi-conversion If you are still on 1606 or earlier you can still use this method: http://ccmexec.com/2016/07/switch-from-bios-to-uefi-seamless-using-configuration-manager-ts-in-6-simple-steps/ I have seen the below error 0x80070490 when the computer tries to restart the first

Winpe 1607 Dot3svc fails to load – Workaround

In WinPE 1607 Dot3svc fails to load as I and many others have noted before. http://ccmexec.com/2016/09/dot3svc-does-not-load-using-winpeadk-1607/ Today on the comment to my post “Robert” posted the following workaround which seems to be working just fine! Copy the following files from a windows 10 1607 installation to winpe: %windir%\l2schemas\OneX_v1.xsd %winpewindir%\l2schemas\OneX_v1.xsd %windir%\system32\l2gpstore.dll %winpewindir%\system32\l2gpstore.dll %windir%\system32\onex.dll %winpewindir%\system32\onex.dll %windir%\system32\en-US\onex.dll.mui %winpewindir%\system32\en-US\onex.dll.mui

New version of OSDBackground published with support for a specific background on error

I wrote a blog post a while ago on a tool my college Johan Schrewelius has published which sets the OSDbackground during OSD and gives us the possibility to troubelshoot without F8 support enabled which should be avoided. An update of OSDBackground is now published with som bug fixes like: 1. Added Management Point to

Dump Task Sequence variables during OSD the safe way

I have used Michael Niehaus excellent script for dumping all task sequence variables during OSD which is great for troubleshooting. https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/mniehaus/2010/04/26/dumping-task-sequence-variables/ However it dumps all TS variables including: _SMSTSReserved variables which for instance contains the Network access account username and password in clear text. The same goes for the Domain Join account used in the