Monthly Archives: July 2008

Make changes to WDS/SCCM boot file to run script before Task Sequence:

  I recently had a customer who couldn’t re image machines because of some hidden partition stuff on manufacture preloaded machines. It actually turned out that a couple of files needed to be removed prior to running the TS. So … Continue reading

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Using BDD/MDT DriverPaths1 in SCCM

  I have always loved the DriverPaths1=\serverpath%model% part of BDDMDT because it enabled you to have all your model specific drivers in a corresponding folder rather than a repository. SCCM pretty much forces you to use repositories…. I know that … Continue reading

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Keep Test Computers in Test collection.

  When testing your different deployment scenarios eg. Task Sequences, you normally create a Test collection, and associate a test PC to that collection. Now ones the PC has successfully carried out the steps in the TS, you might want … Continue reading

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Storage drivers in XP image

When capturing an image, it’s always a good idea to add needed storage drivers to the [SysprepMassStorage] section of your Sysprep.inf before capturing. The two most common Mass Storage Drivers are the : Intel Matrix Storage Manager Driver (IaStore.sys) and … Continue reading

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Unpack Intel drivers

I recently spent more time that I should have, trying to unpack both the Intel NIC drivers executable and the Mass Storage driver executable. For some reason it is not easy to find the correct switches to use for this … Continue reading

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