Enable Programs and Applications to be installed from a Task Sequence without being Deployed!

Updated Post: http://blogs.technet.com/b/brandonlinton/archive/2014/02/18/enable-referenced-programs-and-applications-to-be-installed-from-a-task-sequence-without-being-deployed.aspx So this has been a common question as far back as Configuration Manager 2007 when a script was incorporated into the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit called EnableProgramForTS.vbs which would enable each program to be installed without being deployed in a Task Sequence.  Well with Configuration Manager 2012 we now have Applications as well…

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System Center VMM 2012 R2 – How to Change Memory Configuration on all Guest VMs in Mass

Recently i started setting up my lab and working more with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 and found out fast that i was running out of available Memory on my Guest machines.  Typically you would add more RAM to the Host server or migrate guest machines to another host with more resources but…

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Free ebook: Microsoft System Center: Configuration Manager Field Experience

Last year i had the opportunity to co-author a Microsoft Press eBook titled: “Microsoft System Center: Configuration Manager Field Experience”.  Unfortunately i am just getting around to blogging about it now as i have had a relatively busy year and am finally trying to catch up on blogging.  Although this wasn't the lengthiest title it…

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Compliance Baseline for Adobe Flash Player Configuration Settings

Last year i wrote a blog post here http://blogs.technet.com/b/brandonlinton/archive/2013/03/30/how-to-create-a-configuration-item-and-baseline-to-disable-adobe-flash-player-automatic-updates.aspx about how to create a Compliance Baseline for Adobe Flash Player Configuration Settings.  Since that post i had a few follow ups where the baseline did not work in certain scenarios and to be able to extend with extra settings.  Since its a new year and…

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