How to get serial numbers of Hard Drive through SCCM

Hi Guys , I am back with another exciting piece of information . I had a requirement recently where we wanted to get the serial numbers of hard drives . Now there is not much information available online for this requirement, so i did some research and finally found a way. Now by default SCCM … Continue reading How to get serial numbers of Hard Drive through SCCM

SCCM Client Failure Error:Failed to download client files by BITS. Error 0x800704dd

Hi Guys , I am back with a new blog . This blog is about the SCCM client installation .I experienced this issue when I saw new Windows 10 computers which I imaged not able to download the content . Even though the client is added into proper boundary and assigned to a Distribution point. … Continue reading SCCM Client Failure Error:Failed to download client files by BITS. Error 0x800704dd

SCCM 1706 supports updating old boot images to latest ADK level without creating new boot images

Hi Guys, This is a quick one . Most of us would have faced this issue where we update the ADK version , or the SCCM version and then you have to create the new boot images as you no longer can add the drivers to the old boot image . This is what I … Continue reading SCCM 1706 supports updating old boot images to latest ADK level without creating new boot images

In Place upgrade from SCCM 2012 SP1 to SCCM Current branch

Hi everyone , I was trying to migrate our SCCM infrastructure and what I noticed was there is not much content available online for doing an in place upgrade from SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 to Current branch . I will be migrating to SCCM 1702 version . Please follow along for step by step process … Continue reading In Place upgrade from SCCM 2012 SP1 to SCCM Current branch

Installing Java through SCUP leaves system non-complaint after Move-AV client blocks install

Hi Everyone , For those of you who are using SCUP to update java need to be careful  for one very important scenario which might leave your client ( Servers in my case ) without any version of Java . We faced an issue last week when we had a patching window and since we … Continue reading Installing Java through SCUP leaves system non-complaint after Move-AV client blocks install

Deploying MS Office 2010 through SCCM 2012 SP1 R2:

Deploying Office 2010 through SCCM 2012 SP1 R2: Hi All, I was going through the office installation today with some custom requirements where we want to deploy Office 2010 with the following components: Excel Word PowerPoint I will be deploying the Volume License edition of Microsoft Office 2010 Standard with SP1. You will need the … Continue reading Deploying MS Office 2010 through SCCM 2012 SP1 R2:

Updates not getting applied to OS after reboot

Hello Everyone , Today i will talk about an issue which is very common if you are dealing with patch management . Ever seen that you apply software updates to a system and after reboot when the system comes up we see the below given screen on the system . This means that anything applied to … Continue reading Updates not getting applied to OS after reboot

SQL reporting Services not working and we get access denied error”0x80070005″

Many a times we have seen that when we try to install SQL reporting services to integrate with the Configuration Manager we get an access denied error message on the wbemtest like the one in the following screenshot and the reason for the same is wmi namespace could not be connected remotely from SCCM server to … Continue reading SQL reporting Services not working and we get access denied error”0x80070005″

Update 1609 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview – Available Now!

Hello everyone! Update 1609 for System Center Configuration Manager Technical Preview has been released . And you can take advantage of the update by trying out the update in the test environment .This month’s new preview features include: Windows 10 Upgrade Analytics – Assess and analyze device readiness and compatibility with Windows 10 to allow … Continue reading Update 1609 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview – Available Now!