ConfigMgr 2012 R2: Collection Evaluation Overview.

Today we are going to see Collection evaluation Overview in ConfigMgr 2012 R2. As we know in ConfigMgr 2007, the collection evaluation happens in all the Sites including Central Primary and All Child Primaries. But in ConfigMgr 2012, we don't have Collection Evaluator thread in Central Administration site. Instead the evaluation happens on all the…


Windows 8.1 : Managing using ConfigMgr 2012 R2 and Windows Intune (Mobile Device Management) Solution

Recently I came across a situation where customer was trying to use ConfigMgr and Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions like Windows Intune to manage Windows 8.1 machines. When a Windows 8.1 machine is Domain Joined or in work group and Installed with ConfigMgr client for system management, you cannot manage this machine using any other…


Pull Distribution Point upgrade behavior while installing Cumulative Updates in ConfigMgr 2012 Site.

Update: In ConfigMgr 2012 R2 CU4, we have a fix to improve the Pull DP upgrade behavior. Check out "Installing a cumulative update on a site unnecessarily copies the whole client installation bundle to any Pull distribution points" Today's topic is about the behavior of the Pull distribution Point upgrade on ConfigMgr 2012 R2 CU1….


How to disable "Windows update needs your help" pop-up in Windows 8/8.1 clients

Hello IT guys This blog post is about the Windows Update Pop-up on Windows 8 machines. Sometimes it is annoying when we are working on something in our machine there is a pop-up in the screen, which says “Windows Update needs your help”.      As a normal user, I don’t understand what it is…