Tag: OSD

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

Making the IE shortcut survive an in-place upgrade in Windows 10

I wrote a post on how to add an Internet Explorer shortcut to the Start Menu in Windows 10 which turned out not to be the easiest thing to do. The post can be found here: http://ccmexec.com/2015/09/customizing-the-windows-10-start-menu-and-add-ie-shortcut-during-osd/ When I started to upgrade Windows 10 1507 – 1511 I realized that the “Internet Explorer.lnk” file is