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Build & Capture: The file exists – Error 80070050

Daniel Ratliff, April 24, 2014

Recently I was doing a build & capture on my Hyper-V VM and came across this error during the capture task in WinPE.

Creating a Linked server from SQL 2005/2008 to SQL 2012

Steve Thompson, April 24, 2014

Resolved an interesting issue today, where a client needed to create a linked server from SQL 2005/2008 to SQL 2012.

Enhansoft Selected as Best of TechEd 2014 Finalist

Enhansoft, April 24, 2014

We are pleased to announce that Enhansoft was selected as a finalist in the Systems Management and Operations catego…

MDM via Windows Intune – overview

Peter Daalmans, April 24, 2014

Windows Intune is the cloud solution from where you are able to manage your PC’s and/or mobile devices.

Building a complete MDM solution with Exchange 2013, ConfigMgr 2012 R2 and Windows Intune

Peter Daalmans, April 23, 2014

Unfortunately my Windows IT Pro sessions about the Microsoft’s Mobile Device Management solutions were cancelled due t…

Stay a Day and Take in the Sessions that TechEd Forgot

Rod Trent, April 23, 2014

You’ve seen the TechEd 2014 session catalog already, so you can imagine those that were long-time attendees of the Micro…

Get the Most Accurate and Up-to-Date Data Using the v_R_System_Valid SQL Query in Configuration Manager 2012

Enhansoft, April 23, 2014

By Garth Jones

When you delete a PC from the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (CM12) console it is NOT de…

As Promised, Here’s the Update Rollups for Service Manager 2012 R2 and SP1

Rod Trent, April 23, 2014

Late last week, Microsoft suggested that Update Rollups for Service Manager 2012 would release on Tuesday.

Continual Service Improvement: Lessons Learned from a Windows XP Migration

Flexera, April 23, 2014

If you missed the recent webinar with John Ferrini from Sterling Bank, it was a great discussion about the lessons learn…

Budget Cuts That Don’t Hurt—Too Good to be True?

Flexera, April 23, 2014

By Randy Littleson Whether you work in the public or private sector, the notion of budget cuts is a reality.

SCCM Compliance Settings: Services

Windows Management Experts, April 23, 2014

Compliance Settings, formally Desired Configuration Manager, is a very powerful feature of SCCM.

Update Rollup 2 for System Center 2012 R2

Steve Buchanan, April 23, 2014

Microsoft has release UR2 for System Center 2012 R2.

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  • SCCM 2012 R2 CU1 issue since upgrade (Fran101)
    Hi I wondering if anyone can help. Ever since upgrading to SCCM 2012 R2 CU1 from 2012 SP1, every few days all the clients that have the client installed switch from YES to No, if I run a machine policy retrieval & Evalution it responds on a client th […]
  • SMS Distribution Points Pool was stopped (msutliff)
    Added a 2008 r2 sp1 Distribution Point yesterday. I installed IIS then the 2012 client then made it a DP. Clients could not download today. I noticed in IIS that the “SMS Distribution Points Pool” was stopped. Starting it causes faulting […]
  • How to Force "Not Best" Drivers to Series-Specific Devices during the task sequence (jonrowe81)
    Everyone, I have a series of laptops we just purchased for our administration building at the school district I manage that has a small problem where the laptop sound works perfectly unless it's on the docking station. If it's on the docking stat […]
  • Network Performance Monitor (kevin5)
    He everyone, I have been searching for some time now for materials/pdf/videos that explains bandwidth, latency, time to live, average rate per second, good and bad bandwidth/throughput for monitoring a network but I am unable to find any. Ca […]
  • Help with a new query (irishbug)
    I want to create a query that will change our cache size from 5020 to 10240. Is that even possible? Thanks! […]

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