Category Archives: SCCM 2012

Software updates that breaks your OS deployment process

From time to time Microsoft releases updates that requires multiple reboots. This would normally not be an issue for a device. But if you are deploying operating systems with ConfigMgr these updates will break your deployment process because the task … Continue reading

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Unable to PXE boot unknown computer after TFTP transfer error

You might have seen screens like this when PXE booting. It can be quite annoying, especially if it was an unknown computer running from a required task sequence deployment. When this happens you will not be able to PXE boot … Continue reading

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Extending the hardware inventory in ConfigMgr 2012

From time to time I need to extend the hardware inventory collected from servers and clients. In this post I’ll try to explain how to configure the hardware inventory to pick up data from a registry key. I created the following … Continue reading

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Changing driver source paths in SCCM 2012 with powershell

From time to time I need to change the driver source file locations for all drivers imported in a SCCM 2012 environment. To do that I created a powershell command line utilizing some of the SCCM 2012 powershell cmdlets. Get-WmiObject SMS_Driver -Namespace … Continue reading

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Access denied error when deploying an untrusted computer

  Yesterday I had to build a new Windows 7 SP1 x64 image by a Customer. I created a new build and capture task sequence like I always do. I added the Windows 7 source files to SCCM 2012 R2, modified the Task … Continue reading

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Change Keyboard layout in WinPE

The following will explain how to change the default keyboard layout in WinPE. Run the following commands from an elevated command prompt: dism /mount-wim /wimfile:”<PATH TO BOOT WIM>” /index:1 /mountDir:C:\temp\mount dism /image:c:\temp\mount /set-inputlocale:da-dk;en-us dism /unmount-wim /mountdir:c:\temp\mount /commit I had to … Continue reading

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Viewing and extracting packages from the SCCMContentLib folder

In some trobleshooting scenarios it might be usefull to figure out what is actually in the SCCMContentLib folder on distriubtion points. To do that I created a small Tool that would show me the content of a given package and … Continue reading

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SCCM 2012 Version numbers

I often get the question “What version of SCCM am I running?”. Well, here is a list of 2012 versions. Release Version ConfigMgr 2012 RTM 5.00.7711.0000 ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 5.00.7804.1000 ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 CU1 5.00.7804.1202 ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 CU2 5.00.7804.1300 … Continue reading

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Error: 0xC0000001 when PXE booting mulitple PC’s at the same time

Last week I encountered a time consuming issue by a customer. When trying to PXE boot 10 PC’s at the same time from a ConfigMgr 2012 distribution point that was running on a workstation, I got the following error on … Continue reading

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Manually publish the default management point to DNS on Windows Server

It is sometimes useful to publish the default management point in DNS. I use this option when the ConfigMgr agent is unable to locate the management point in Active Directory. 1.In the DNS management console, configure the DNS zone for … Continue reading

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