ConfigMgr Client Package

One of the packages you need for an operating system deployment is a ConfigMgr 2007 client package.  This package simply contains the setup files for the ConfigMgr client, which will be installed once Windows setup has completed.  This package does not require a program. The ConfigMgr 2007 client package must be manually created prior to creating…


Troubleshooting Tips

The follow is a collection of tips that may be helpful when troubleshooting issues with ConfigMgr 07 Operating System Deployment. Error Codes There is no definitive list of error codes that can be returned in a task sequence, because most of the error codes originate from calls to other Windows API functions.  The error lookup functionality provided…


Why can’t I import a driver from a local drive path?

Boot Images, Operating System Images, Operating System Install Packages, and Drivers must be imported from a UNC path in ConfigMgr 07.  Many people have asked why they can’t reference a local drive path instead.  Here is the explanation for drivers, courtesy of Michael Kelley.   The explanation for the other types of packages is analogous. Because…


Intel ICH8USB drivers demystified

For the folks that are having difficulties with the Intel ICH8USB drivers there is a simple explanation and workaround. Explanation The driver references a system DLL (usbui.dll), which is not present in Windows PE.  This causes the driver installation to fail, and since it’s considered a boot critical device (chipset), the task sequence may fail….


Boot Critical and Mass Storage Drivers

The following contribution from Brett Flegg outlines the steps for working with boot critical and mass storage drivers in ConfigMgr 07 Operating System Deployment. First, you will need to determine if the default boot image contains a compatible driver for your RAID controller.  The easiest way to do this is enable the boot image’s debug…