MSPFE Deploying Windows 10 Free eBook

Microsoft Premier Engineers Andre Della Monica, Russ Rimmerman, Alessandro Cesarini, and Victor Silveira have been hard at work producing a new MSPress e-book for your reading pleasure.  Hot off the virtual printing press is Deploying Windows 10: Automating deployment by using System Center Configuration Manager (ISBN 9781509301867).          The world, Microsoft, and…


System Center Configuration Manager 2012 – OS Deployment Fails with Error 0x80004005

Some administrators may experience an error when trying to deploy an OS image using System Center Configuration Manager. Upon attempting to deploy the OS, a generic error is returned that does not indicate a specific cause, simply “Failed to Run Task Sequence – An error occurred while starting the task sequence. 0x80004005”. Similar to this:…


How to set the Legal Notice using Compliance Settings

Santos Martinez aka ConfigNinja, is back with a tip which illustrates how you can use compliance items to monitor – and optionally enforce – defined registry values. In this case, LegalNoticeText. Hello All! ConfigNinja here writing about Legal Notices. Yeah, this Is the first window many of us see when try to log into our…


SQL Saturday in Baton Rouge… is this Saturday!

This post was written by Mike Huguet, Premier Field Engineer. Along with the team of PFEs presenting, Mike was an active participant in planning and organizing this event, and is one of its founders. SQL Saturday is a well-known, regularly scheduled training event for SQL Server professionals, as well as those wanting to learn about…


Migration scripts to help move from WSUS to Configuration Manager 2012

Saud from the UK Manageability Guys has been helping customers migrate from WSUS to System Center Configuration Manager 2012. For desktop migrations, customers are usually happy to take all updates or the majority of updates and just start fresh.  For servers, they want to be sure that they only thing they pull across is whatever…


Ready to Interview for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager?

Now that System Center 2012 Configuration Manager is out, you may think what should I do or how I make sure I’m ready to interview for the new product. The first think I will recommend is looking at this blog that I put a while ago, Do you want to pass exam 70-243? After reading…