Category Archives: SCCM

I am in the process of certifying several new Dell laptops (5480, 5580 and 7280) and have run into a BitLocker encryption issue with Windows 7.  The laptops image successfully using our current ConfigMgr task sequence with BitLocker.  However, if you plug in a USB-C/Thunderbolt NIC or docking station it will prompt for a BitLocker recovery […]

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When you build a task sequence in SCCM and MDT you can use WMI queries to run steps for specific computer models.  This is especially useful when installing driver packages or BIOS updates.  Here is an example of a WMI query to detect only Surface Pro 4 devices: SELECT * FROM Win32_ComputerSystem WHERE Model Like […]

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The default SCCM boot media background image is plain and boring… I think most of you would agree.  The other day I found myself with a few minutes for some creative time so I decided to create a retro inspired background image.  I wanted to post for anyone who shares my love of 16-bit awesomeness!  Click […]

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Good morning!  Today I am in the process of certifying new Dell models for Windows 7.  This is normally a pretty simply task but the Dell Precision 7710 is fighting back.  I have created a driver package using the latest drivers available and set it up in OSD.  However, after installing the drivers and rebooting […]

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