Managing Windows 10 Device Guard with Configuration Manager

We are excited to share information on how to deploy Device Guard on Windows 10 devices managed by Configuration Manager, using existing capabilities in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1. Why Device Guard? Device Guard is a new feature…(read more)… Read more

How to upgrade to Windows 10 using the task sequence in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Author: Aaron Czechowski, Senior Program Manager, Enterprise Client and Mobility We recently posted information about support for Windows 10 in the next version of Configuration Manager as well as previous versions. We know you are excited to deploy…(read more)… Read more

Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 and Windows PE 3.1

[Today’s post is provided by Chaohao Xu.] The Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows 7 SP1 is released and can be downloaded from the following location: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=0aee2b4b-494b-4adc-b174-33bc62f02c5d You don’t have to upgrade to Windows PE 3.1 to deploy Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. But if you want to upgrade to… Read more

Task Sequence Editor “too many steps” Issue and Solution

[Martin Li has provided today’s post] The task sequence (TS) feature was introduced in Configuration Manger 2007 to enable Operating System deployment scenarios. As a good “side effect”, it also provides a convenient mechanism for administrators to perform a series of arbitrary tasks on selected client computers, with reporting and logging support. Therefore, many administrators… Read more