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In Case You Missed it: Hotfix for Win10 (1511) ADK and WinPE Initialization Released

A hotfix for an issue that many users have been experiencing with the 1511 Windows 10 ADK boot images was recently released.

Windows PE boot images don’t initialize in System Center Configuration Manager

As stated in the KB article: receive the following error message during the “Initializing hardware devices” phase:

Windows PE initialization failed with error code 0x80220014.

And the smsts.log file on the target computer contains entries that resemble the following:

m_pImpl->AddAdapterTcpIpSettings( XMLAnswerFileImpl::WindowsPE, adapterInfo ), HRESULT=80220014
pAnswerFile->AddNetworkAdapter(adapterInfo), HRESULT=80220014
Failed to configure adapter 0
adapterSettings.Configure( pAnswerFile ), HRESULT=80220014
Execution failed with error 80220014

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Senior Premier Field Engineer - Microsoft Corporation Mark has been working as a Manageability PFE (SCCM/SCOM) for Microsoft, since April 2006, supporting various CONUS/OCONUS engagements for the federal government. Prior to this, he has worked with SMS/SCCM for various other organizations since approx. 1997 (starting with SMS v1.2). A native Texan, Mark lives in Virginia with his wife Christy. They have three children and one grandchild. LinkedIn Profile:

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