Tag Archives: Windows 7

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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I was asked recently to build several Windows 7 32-bit  machines for user application testing. Since we don’t currently have an Win7 x86 image we would not be able to use our normal ConfigMgr Lite Touch build process.  These would need to be hand built from Windows media.  Rather than repetitively clicking through the setup steps […]

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Have you ever ran into a situation where you didn’t know the local administrator account name or password on a Windows machine? If you work in an enterprise environment the answer is probably yes. As much as we try to manage the local administrator account there will always be room for error. Whether it’s a […]

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