In Windows 10 1607 the TPM Password Hash is no longer accessible from within windows. This is design change to increase the Security in windows 10 which you can read more about here: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/itpro/windows/keep-secure/change-the-tpm-owner-password Quote: “Starting with Windows 10, version 1607, Windows will not retain the TPM owner password when provisioning the TPM. The password
There are a couple of OS deployment webservices out there like the legendary one from Maik Koster that is great (Should be built-in the product!) We have been using and developing our own OSD webservice at Onevinn which we used a couple of years now. It has been developed by my college Johan Schrewelius who
There are many solutions out there for setting the OSD background to show progress during OS deployment. My college Johan Schrewelius at Onevinn has written a great one that shows: Time elapsed Host information Current OSD Step Custom background Yes, it works in full OS in Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 as well. Password Protected
I have gotten this question so many times now when writing scripts and blog posts what the difference is between a Task Sequence in MDT and SCCM. In some scenarios this makes a huge difference and is important to know about. When you execute an OSD Task Sequence in MDT you are logged on as
In Configuration Manager 1606 we got a new option to tweak our PXE boot times, TFTPWindowsSize which we can change in the registry on our PXE enabled DP’s. PXE booting a machine can never be fast enough! https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt627944.aspx#BKMK_RamDiskTFTP Location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SMS\DP Name: RamDiskTFTPWindowSize Type: REG_DWORD The default value is 1 (1 data block fills the window)
In Windows 10 1607 App-V and UE-V are built-in natively in the Operating System (Not in Pro) and no additional setup needs to be run anymore, this is awesome! Both App-V and UE-V can be enabled using a Group Policy or by using the following Powershell commands, Enable-Appv and Enable-UEV. In some scenarios especially for
Yesterday the Configuration Manager 1608 technical preview was released and just love the fact that we get a better end user experience in Software Center, I just had to write this. One of the new features in Software Center is that we can both see if there are new items and which item is new.
I had to write a post on the new options we have in Windows 10 1607 and managing the items in the Taskbar, it is now live at 4Syops.com where I am one of the authors. It covers how to deploy a custom taskbar during OS deployment, Group Policy, Powershell script and some lessons I