Tag Archive: OSD

Hide and Resume a Task Sequence in ConfigMgr using Microsoft.SMS.TSEnvironment and C#

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Building application with a purpose of being used in a Task Sequence in ConfigMgr can be accomplished with various methods in different languages. Recently, I’ve started to explore C# and built a couple of applications meant for configuring the task…
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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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ConfigMgr Web Service – Version 1.0.0 released

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Lately I’ve been experimenting with building a web service. It mainly started out with a need for a particular customer of mine that needed to get the primary user and device relationships during OSD. I turned to Maik Koster’s excellent…
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Enable Ubuntu in Windows 10 during OSD with ConfigMgr

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With the release of Windows 10 version 1607, you have the option to install Ubuntu for Windows which gives you a Linux subsystem running in your Windows operating system. At a first glance, you might ask why you should bother…
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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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Enable Credential Guard in Windows 10 during OSD with ConfigMgr

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When deploying Windows 10 in your organization, it’s strongly recommended to take a look at the new security features Windows brings to the table. One specific feature that I recommend all of my customers looking at Windows 10 to implement is…
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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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Dynamically install Applications in a MDT integrated Task Sequence with ConfigMgr

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The scenario of dynamically installing Applications based upon a variable list (CustomSettings.ini or Dynamic Variables) during OS Deployment is not something new and has been around for ages. When you integrate MDT with ConfigMgr, you get tons of extra features…
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