Author: Nick Moseley

Error initializing client registration (0×80040222)

I recently had a request from a customer to rename their PCs during an in-place upgrade of WinXP to Win7.  I’ve put together some custom scripts to detect the particular qualifying conditions for when the PC needs to be renamed, and these scripts work just fine (this is an upcoming blog post). The problem that I [...]

Going to MMS 2013!

I am glad to say that I am going to MMS 2013… ….BUT this time as a speaker!  I’ve been a long time attendee to this fantastic conference, and now it is my privilege and honor to continue to give back to the community in this way. Augmenting Your Windows Management Strategy with System Center [...]

VBScript Disable NIC Power Management Setting

The following VBScript will disable NIC power save features. '========================================================================== ' NAME: SetNetworkPnPCapabilities ' AUTHOR: Nick Moseley , http://t3chn1ck.wordpress.com ' COMMENT: Parses list of available network adapters to then disable power ' save features. For more info, see Microsoft KB837058 ' VERSION HISTORY: ' 1.0 (05/09/2011) - Init...

Failed in WinHttpSendRequest API, ErrorCode 0x2ee7

Ran into a situation where all CM07 clients at a particular site were not installed/active within the ConfigMgr primary site.  Digging into the ccmexec.log file on the clients, errors were generated repeatedly with message “Failed in WinHttpSendRequest API 0x2ee7″.  In this particular scenario, I discovered that the client was attempting to communicate with the MP w...

How To Execute Scripts in a Task Sequence Without a Local Disk

A common practice for OSD task sequences is set the advertisement to “run from server”.  Recently there was a situation in which the advertisement needed to be set as “download content locally”.  But there were scripts which needed to be executed BEFORE a disk partition existed, so the task sequence would fail with error code 0x800700a1 [...]

Custom query of ACT data for apps with issues

The application compatibility toolkit (ACT) is a great tool for analyzing compatibility of apps when doing a migration of Windows.  However, the available “reports” are limited in what they display out-of-box.  Fortunately since the tool is a SQL database, we can write our own queries to get what we need.  The below procedure/query will identify business [...]

Custom query of ACT data for apps with issues

The application compatibility toolkit (ACT) is a great tool for analyzing compatibility of apps when doing a migration of Windows.  However, the available “reports” are limited in what they display out-of-box.  Fortunately since the tool is a SQL database, we can write our own queries to get what we need.  The below procedure/query will identify business [...]

Custom query of ACT data for apps with issues

The application compatibility toolkit (ACT) is a great tool for analyzing compatibility of apps when doing a migration of Windows.  However, the available “reports” are limited in what they display out-of-box.  Fortunately since the tool is a SQL database, we can write our own queries to get what we need.  The below procedure/query will identify business [...]

Custom query of ACT data for apps with issues

The application compatibility toolkit (ACT) is a great tool for analyzing compatibility of apps when doing a migration of Windows.  However, the available “reports” are limited in what they display out-of-box.  Fortunately since the tool is a SQL database, we can write our own queries to get what we need.  The below procedure/query will identify business [...]

Custom query of ACT data for apps with issues

The application compatibility toolkit (ACT) is a great tool for analyzing compatibility of apps when doing a migration of Windows.  However, the available “reports” are limited in what they display out-of-box.  Fortunately since the tool is a SQL database, we can write our own queries to get what we need.  The below procedure/query will identify business [...]

Custom query of ACT data for apps with issues

The application compatibility toolkit (ACT) is a great tool for analyzing compatibility of apps when doing a migration of Windows.  However, the available “reports” are limited in what they display out-of-box.  Fortunately since the tool is a SQL database, we can write our own queries to get what we need.  The below procedure/query will identify business [...]

Custom query of ACT data for apps with issues

The application compatibility toolkit (ACT) is a great tool for analyzing compatibility of apps when doing a migration of Windows.  However, the available “reports” are limited in what they display out-of-box.  Fortunately since the tool is a SQL database, we can write our own queries to get what we need.  The below procedure/query will identify business [...]