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Month: August 2011

Getting The ConfigMgr V.Next VHD To Work For Native VHD Boot

This came from the myITforum SMS email distribution list. Credit to Richard Benfield for figuring this out and posting the solution to the mail list. Here is the long and short of getting the SCCM vNext VHD Test Drive to work for Native VHD Boot: 1) Download the SCCM vNext VHD Test Drive from the following link (Note it is over 9.5 GB so it will take a while): a. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=1b23c540-9b9f-4d41-a05d-d4b216061957 2) Download the VHD Resizer from the following link and install it: a. http://vmtoolkit.com/files/folders/converters/entry87.aspx 3) Download all of the appropriate (Server 2008 x64 compatible) drivers for your model system. 4) Extract the contents of the SCCM vNext VHD Test Drive (Note the vhd is 20 GB, so it will take a while) a. You...

Configuration Manager and Microsoft Deployment Toolkit User State Migration Tool & SMP Bug (ConfigMgr/MDT)

There is a bug in ztiuserstate.wsf that prevents a MDT integrated Task Sequence from connecting to the SMP (State Migration Point) to upload the .mig file. The chances of running into this are pretty slim since most newer hardware has fairly large hard drives. This is something I usually test for though, I like to cover all the situations that might happen. You can use a dummy file creator to fill the hard drive up in order to test for this situation, or use a VM and give it a small hard drive and lots of user state data. When you force the process to try and use the SMP (by not having enough local space to store the data), you will see the following error in the logs and the task sequence will error out. “User state capture not possible, insufficient local space and no network path (UDSha...

Script to delete specific IE cookie

We had a recent need to delete IE cookies from a specific website throughout the organization.  ‘========================================================================== ‘ NAME: DeleteIeCookies ‘ AUTHOR: Nick Moseley , http://t3chn1ck.wordpress.com ‘ DATE  : 8/11/2011 ‘ COMMENT: Deletes the cookies specified in variable CookieName ‘========================================================================== Option Explicit Const CookieName = “WebsiteNameOfCookie” Const ForAppending = 8 Const HKLM = 0002 Const EnableLogging [...]

There’s something about “Side by Side” KB2507938… UPDATE!!

Microsoft has addressed the issue now with the release of the August 2011 Security updates. More details can be found in the original article, which has now been updated with a resolution. http://wmug.co.uk/blogs/orientalcrusher/archive/2011/07/20/th...

There’s something about “Side by Side” KB2507938… UPDATE!!

Microsoft has addressed the issue now with the release of the August 2011 Security updates. More details can be found in the original article, which has now been updated with a resolution. http://wmug.co.uk/blogs/orientalcrusher/archive/2011/07/20/th...

There’s something about “Side by Side” KB2507938… UPDATE!!

Microsoft has addressed the issue now with the release of the August 2011 Security updates. More details can be found in the original article, which has now been updated with a resolution. http://wmug.co.uk/blogs/orientalcrusher/archive/2011/07/20/th...

There’s something about “Side by Side” KB2507938… UPDATE!!

Microsoft has addressed the issue now with the release of the August 2011 Security updates. More details can be found in the original article, which has now been updated with a resolution. http://wmug.co.uk/blogs/orientalcrusher/archive/2011/07/20/th...

There’s something about “Side by Side” KB2507938… UPDATE!!

Microsoft has addressed the issue now with the release of the August 2011 Security updates. More details can be found in the original article, which has now been updated with a resolution. http://wmug.co.uk/blogs/orientalcrusher/archive/2011/07/20/th...

There’s something about “Side by Side” KB2507938… UPDATE!!

Microsoft has addressed the issue now with the release of the August 2011 Security updates. More details can be found in the original article, which has now been updated with a resolution. http://wmug.co.uk/blogs/orientalcrusher/archive/2011/07/20/th...

There’s something about “Side by Side” KB2507938… UPDATE!!

Microsoft has addressed the issue now with the release of the August 2011 Security updates. More details can be found in the original article, which has now been updated with a resolution. http://wmug.co.uk/blogs/orientalcrusher/archive/2011/07/20/th...

There’s something about “Side by Side” KB2507938… UPDATE!!

Microsoft has addressed the issue now with the release of the August 2011 Security updates. More details can be found in the original article, which has now been updated with a resolution. http://wmug.co.uk/blogs/orientalcrusher/archive/2011/07/20/th...

There’s something about “Side by Side” KB2507938… UPDATE!!

Microsoft has addressed the issue now with the release of the August 2011 Security updates. More details can be found in the original article, which has now been updated with a resolution. http://wmug.co.uk/blogs/orientalcrusher/archive/2011/07/20/th...