Packages

Using Upgrade Analytics Deployment Script with ConfigMgr

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A couple of months ago now, Microsoft announced their free service that will replace Application Compatibility Toolkit, called Upgrade Analytics (solution in OMS). If you’ve not yet taken a look at Upgrade Analytics, I highly recommend to do that. It…
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Disable Get Office notifications for Windows 10 during OSD with ConfigMgr

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For most Windows 10 deployments, organizations are removing most of the built-in apps that ships with the operating system. However, in situations when this is not dealt with, for various reasons, you might get some unwanted notifications in the Action…
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Customize Pinned Items on Taskbar in Windows 10 1607 during OSD with ConfigMgr

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In previous version of Windows 10, customizing the task bar has been proven difficult to not say the least. Now with the release of Windows 10 version 1607, we finally have built-in support for customizing what’s pinned on the task…
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Switch from BIOS to UEFI on Dell Systems during Windows 10 deployment with ConfigMgr

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When deploying Windows 10 with ConfigMgr, you should really consider making the move to UEFI and Secure Boot. There are tons of articles and posts around the net explaining why you should, so I’ll not cover that here. In this…
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How to Enable Disabled Programs in ConfigMgr 2012 with PowerShell

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When you’re doing a migration and migrate Packages and Deployments that are associated with them, the best practice is to not let the migration wizard enable the Program for each Package after the migration has successfully completed. Instead, it’s a…
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Interpret cryptic SMS_Advertisement object properties with PowerShell

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For quite a while now, I’ve been thinking about creating a PowerShell script to help with identifying Package or Task Sequence deployment settings, for instance if any of the deployments have been configured to run directly from the Distribution Point or…
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Remove multiple Packages in ConfigMgr 2012 with PowerShell

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Lately I’ve been involved in a migration project where the customer is moving from legacy Packages to the new Application Model. During our analysis we came to the conclusion that some packages would be left and not migrated to applications….
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