Create a collection with systems without Adobe Reader 9

Recently, I needed a collection with all computers that do not have Adobe Reader 9 installed. I created a collection with this query: SMS_G_System_ADD_REMOVE_PROGRAMS.DisplayName not like "%Adobe Reader 9%". Everything was fine except the fact that my computer was also listed, despite the fact that I have Adobe Reader 9 installed. Well, I’m not an … Continue reading Create a collection with systems without Adobe Reader 9

Setup Windows and ConfigMgr – 0x80004005

Suppose you have created a task sequence, advertised it and booted from task sequence media or however you want; if you receive the following error: “Task Sequence: <TS name> has failed with the error code (0x80004005). For more information, please contact your system administrator or helpdesk operator.” at Setup Windows and ConfigMgr step you might … Continue reading Setup Windows and ConfigMgr – 0x80004005

SCCM 2007 description of all log files

Another very good resource I just found! The description of all log files in ConfigMgr 2007. See bellow an example and follow the link for the full post: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb892800.aspx. Management Point Log Files If management points are installed in the site hierarchy, management point log files are stored in the SMS_CCMLOGS folder on the management … Continue reading SCCM 2007 description of all log files

“The ConfigMgr Provider reported an error”

Today I came across an interesting problem in ConfigMgr while creating a Windows Vista image of reference computer. And again, ConfigMgr 2007 displays the error with not much intuitive help. I’m using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2008 with ConfigMgr 2007 when I need to deploy an operating system. At the end of the imported Task Sequence, … Continue reading “The ConfigMgr Provider reported an error”