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SCCM: How to enable Command console in WinPE

by on Oct.21, 2008, under Microsoft, SCCM/SMS2003

To troubleshoot SCCM OSD problems it is very handy to have Command console enabled. Basically what it does, it gives you a command prompt in WinPE. This allows you to do basic troubleshooting but the main thing for me is that it allows me to copy Task Sequence log file to USB drive, so I can check it for errors.

To enable this feature open Configuration Manager Console (continue reading…)

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SCCM: How to Create Stand-alone media

by on Jun.23, 2008, under Microsoft, SCCM/SMS2003

First off all why would you need a Stand-alone media? The answer is simple this would be the only fast way to image remote or local PC that does not have connection to the network.
Basically Stand-alone media puts the OS image and the software packages onto CD, DVD or USB stick. The only thing that you need then is just to send the media to user. The user inserts CD, DVD or USB stick into computer and in 10-30 minutes computer is ready. (Well that should work in theory :) ) (continue reading…)

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SCCM: How to change or modify Boot image background picture for OSD

by on Apr.10, 2008, under Microsoft, SCCM/SMS2003

Before you start changing the background image you have to decide ore going to completely change it or do you want to modify existing. I will describe how to modify existing one. (If you need to change it completely then go to the step where it says “Go back to Configuration Manager Console”)

Open Configuration Manager Console
Go to System Center Configuration Manager>Site Database>Computer Management>Operating System Deployment>Boot Images
You should see two images there x64 and x86 (You will need to change the image for both) (continue reading…)

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SCCM: How to Advertise Task Sequence for OSD

by on Mar.20, 2008, under Microsoft, SCCM/SMS2003

Once you have created a Task sequence, you need to advertise it.
How to create task sequence 

To advertise a task sequence:

Open Configuration Manager Console
Go to System Center Configuration Manager>Site Database>Computer Management>Operating System Deployment>Task sequences
Right click on a Task sequence you want to advertise. Select Advertise (continue reading…)

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SCCM: How to Create Task Sequence for OSD

by on Mar.20, 2008, under Microsoft, SCCM/SMS2003

In order to create OSD Task Sequence you need to have you image created and added to SCCM. Below are the links how to do that:
How to capture OS image
How to add OS image

Also you must have SCCM client package ready:
How to create SCCM client Package and Program for OSD (continue reading…)

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SCCM: How to add computer to Collection for OSD

by on Mar.20, 2008, under Microsoft, SCCM/SMS2003

Before you start adding computers to Collection. You have to have a Collection. So first create it if you have not done so.

Open Configuration Manager Console
Go to System Center Configuration Manager>Site Database>Computer Management>Operating System Deployment (continue reading…)

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SCCM: How to create SCCM client Package and Program for OSD

by on Mar.20, 2008, under Microsoft, SCCM/SMS2003

When creating a Task sequence for OS deployment you need to provide the package for SCCM client.
Here are the steps how to create SCCM client Package

Open Configuration Manager Console (continue reading…)

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