I had the great pleasure of presenting “Configuration Manager Community tools 2018 Edition!” together with fellow MVP Ryan Ephgrave, @ephingposh at MMS 2018 in Minnesota. It is always great fun and the amount of great community tools out there for Configuration Manager is simply amazing! Thank you to everyone who contribute to the Community, you
I wrote a script before on how to remove builtin apps in Windows 10 that was based on Ben Hunter’s script to do the same https://ccmexec.com/2015/08/removing-built-in-apps-from-windows-10-using-powershell/ As always, make sure you uninstall what you really need some apps can be reinstalled from the Store some are harder or impossible to get back. Not everything we
I wrote a post back in 2012 on how to tattoo the registry with OSD information from Task Sequence variables and OS versions. https://ccmexec.com/2012/08/script-to-tattoo-the-client-registry-during-osd/ We can then inventory that information using Configuration Manager and create collections and create reports based on Task Sequence used, media type and originally installed Windows 10 build which can be
Close after Configuration Manager 1802 CB we got a new technical preview, 1803!! Some really great stuff in this one some is a result of the Hackathon we did at the MVP Summit in March. What is new then? PXE boot without the need for WDS and IPV6 support. This has been around for a
I wrote a blog post way back(2010) on how to move a computer to another OU during OS Deployment https://ccmexec.com/2010/12/move-computer-to-the-correct-ou-during-deployment/. Could be that you want to move it when you upgrade to Windows 10 or if you reinstall a computer and it already exist in an different OU then it will not be moved automatically.
I checked the statistics for my blog and comments as well, the “old” vbscripts I wrote to Add a Computer to an AD group and Set AD Computer Description as still being downloaded, used and commented on. I mostly use webservices to manage tasks like this now, but they are still being used out there
This is part 2 of my posts about Onevinn SCCM Extensions that my colleague Johan Schrewelius has written and posted on TechNet Gallery: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/SCCM-Extensions-for-driver-be30b298 It includes Modern driver management features but also an extension to execute Server Side commands during OS deployment in the Task Sequence to replace Scripts and Webservices. This functionality is a direct
My co-worker Johan Schrewelius has written a cool extension to Configuration Manager that adds some great features. In this post I will cover how it can dynamically manage drivers and driver software as we often must install that as well to get everything working. The end goal is to be able to add hardware models