Author: Heinrich
Heinrich is a Consultant working firmly on the grey area between the Private Cloud and the Desktop. He has a keen focus and love for Configuration Manager 2012 and beyond, delivering and working on a Desktop Deployments as well as Private and Hybrid Cloud solutions.

5.0 02 Afternoon, Had some fun and games whilst onsite with SCCM, Windows 10 and Surface Pro 4’s (SP4). I captured my reference image using MDT, downloaded the drivers from Microsoft, imported everything into SCCM, configured the task sequence and then the …

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5.0 02 Players, Last week I was asked to look into PXE boot issue that a friend of mine was experiencing, in his own words he explained that “PXE boots were working fine until” … he recently built a new Windows …

SCCM 2012 R2 PXE fails (WDS Crash) Read More »

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4.9 14 Players, I wanted to share a pretty cool spreadsheet that a fellow professional showed me, I asked if he’s happy for me to share it, and here it is. Its a brilliant reference guide for all the task …

Task Sequence Variables for SCCM Read More »

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0.0 00 Players, If you’re on SCCM 2012 R2 or SP1, you’ll have noticed (depending on your WSUS sync schedule) a new version of SCEP that became available this week. We’re now on version 4.7.205.0 The update contains the following improvements: The …

SCCM 2012 R2 and SP1 February 2015 anti-malware platform update for Endpoint Protection Clients Read More »

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4.4 10 Players, I’m not sure where I read it, but I’m pretty sure someone once said “Learn PowerShell or become obsolete”. It’s pretty much a key skills requirement for most roles in infrastructure these days and besides System Center …

SCCM 2012 R2 – PowerShell Basics (Part 1) Read More »

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5.0 11 Players, When it comes to driver packages and deploying Windows to multiple hardware variants using the same task sequence, every man and his dog has a way of doing it. Some of us like to be precise and …

SCCM 2012 R2 – Driver Packages (Specific driver packages to specific devices) Read More »

0.0 00 Players, I had a bit of a panic induced call from a former client this morning because it took to long time to wipe a device from SCCM. Luckily there is a hotfix for this. He applied it …

Hotfix extends client notification in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager to MDM devices Read More »

5.0 04 Players, I’m literately sitting in a meeting room, and the conversation is focused on OSD with SCCM 2012 R2 and some of the difficulties the deployment guys face when they are troubleshooting task sequences. They complained about the …

SCCM 2012 R2 SMSTS.LOG location Read More »

5.0 06 Players, I thought I’d share this simple little tip to disable that annoying “Hi” screen when you login for the first time after a fresh build. You know this screen …  I created a registry key to disable …

Disable First Logon Animation in Windows 8.1 (SCCM 2012 & MDT) @Heinrich_Pelser Read More »

0.0 00 Players, Windows 10. Excited? Well you should be. Or maybe you shouldn’t. I don’t know about you, but my entire body is numb with the constant barrage of “new and totally awesome this time round, we promise software” from …

@Heinrich_Pelser Windows 10. Top 6.4 things you want to know. Read More »