Upgrade Win7, SCEP to Windows 10 and Defender. Don’t forget the SUP Product.

If you (in-place) upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and you use SCEP (System Center Endpoint Protection) then don’t forget to set the Windows Defender product in your Software Update Point Component Properties. So WSUS / ConfigMgr can download the Defender definitions. (Windows Defender replaces the SCEP) https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh508770.aspx If you manage endpoint protection for… Read More »

Citrix Receiver installation hangs during task sequence

We had a lot of problems getting Citrix Receiver to install correctly during imaging. During imaging it would hang until you moved the mouse or it timed out. Apparently this is a semi-common problem due to how Citrix Receiver installs USB support. The website http://www.josiahpewterbaugh.com/blog/citrix-receiver-hangs-during-task-sequence/ pointed us in the right direction to solve this with… Read More »

Failed to connect to the SQL Server when running setup /testdbupgrade on named instance

Couldn’t find a bugreport on this so. Problem: When running the setup.exe  /testdbupgrade XXXX\XXX for SCCM 1511 on a SQL server and named instance you are unable to connect to the DB. Running the testdbupgrade on the SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 on a named instance never was a problem. C:\ConfigMgrSetup.log INFO: Verifying Configuration Manager Active Directory… Read More »

Read before applying KB3125574 to Win7 SP1 install.wim

  Microsoft is releasing convenience rollups for Windows 7 / Server2008R2 “It contains all the security and non-security fixes released since the release of Windows 7 SP1 that are suitable for general distribution, up through April 2016. Install this one update, and then you only need new updates released after April 2016.” And since this… Read More »

WSUS – KB3159706 – Manual steps required!

WSUS Console won’t start and Eventvwr will generate the following error:   The WSUS administration console has encountered an unexpected error. This may be a transient error; try restarting the administration console. If this error persists, Try removing the persisted preferences for the console by deleting the wsus file under %appdata%\Microsoft\MMC\.   System.NullReferenceException — Object… Read More »

ConfigMgr 1511 to 1602 upgrade failed.

Hello all, Running a simple LAB in HyperV on my laptop. (All roles except SQL running on the same machine) I haven’t found the cause and solution to my problem.  My LAB environment isn’t updating to the 1602 upgrade and failed with error: “Failed to apply update changes 0x80004005” in the CMUpdate.log From CMupdate.log: Successfully reverted… Read More »

Could not load OSDDriverCatalog.dll – Driver import not working

Today I had a problem after updating our SCCM to the SP1 CU2 patch. I’ve just upgraded our SCCM 2012 R2 CU3 site to SP1 CU2 and now am experiencing problems importing drivers. Running the wizard ,I gave it the source folder as normal and click next, once it completes validating file permissions etc (this went very… Read More »

System Center Configuration Manager Cmdlet Library

At 25-1-2016 the SCCM Cmdlet Libary has been updated. The System Center Configuration Manager Cmdlet Library lets you manage a Configuration Manager hierarchy by using Windows PowerShell cmdlets and scripts. Microsoft regularly updates the cmdlets for Configuration Manager. The System Center Configuration Manager Cmdlet Library checks for library updates on a daily basis, and notifies… Read More »