Steps to perform on primary domain controller (DC) Extend AD schema Log in using a domain admin account Insert ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 DVD Open a command prompt window Type D:\SMSSETUP\BIN\X64\EXTADSCH.EXE and press Enter. Wait for a confirmation message in CMD window and then check for the existence of ExtADSch.log file in the root of C: … Continue reading Step-by-step guide to install Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 R2
Symptoms You make changes to a package and update your distribution points. Shortly you receive error messages in Component Status for SMS_DESPOOLER component. Status message details is similar to the following: Cause The destination drive where site server is uncompressing the package is full. Resolution If you don’t know the drive where the package is … Continue reading Despooler failed to merge delta to the compressed package. Error 112.
IF you during deployment you want to easily uncheck “Install new versions automatically” feature, there is a registry setting you can configure prior to actual IE setup.exe or msi, whatever you use. Copy the following text to a notepad and save it as a REG file. Then use REG IMPORT “Disable_AutoUpdate.reg” before you deploy your … Continue reading Uncheck “Install new versions automatically” in Internet Explorer 10 during deployment
Recently, I wanted to install Nokia Ovi Suite to several computers in a company that started to have problems with their internet provider; it’s a third day when they do not have internet connection. So I thought it’s a good idea to show them how they can use their Nokia E72 phones to connect their … Continue reading Uninstall software on remote computers using WMIC
Create a CMD file with the following content @echo off :: - - - - - Check if KB is installed - - - - - - - - systeminfo | findstr 2823324 :: - - - - - If not installed (1), exit - - - - - - - IF %errorlevel% EQU 1 … Continue reading Uninstall KB 2823324 using ConfigMgr
Let’s say you know the IP address of a computer but you don’t know the hostname. Seems to be an easy task with ping –a, if you have a working DNS If not, you can try the following approach: Create a cmd on client’s computer. Say in \\IP\C$\Windows\Temp\FindHostname.cmd Edit FindHostname.cmd. Type in: echo %computername% >> … Continue reading Find computer name for a remote computer using PSExec
From Run or Command Prompt window: gpedit.msc /gpcomputer: Computername
First, if you want your query to display the right information, you must have a collection with all Windows 7 computers, regardless of the service pack version installed. Here is the simplest query to create “All Windows 7 computers” collection (please make this collection “Not collection limited”): select SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceID,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceType,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Name,SMS_R_SYSTEM.SMSUniqueIdentifier,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceDomainORWorkgroup,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Client from SMS_R_System inner join SMS_G_System_OPERATING_SYSTEM on … Continue reading Collection with Windows 7 computers without SP1
SELECT dbo.v_GS_COMPUTER_SYSTEM.Manufacturer0 AS Manufacturer, dbo.v_GS_COMPUTER_SYSTEM.Model0 AS Model, COUNT(dbo.v_GS_COMPUTER_SYSTEM.Model0) AS Total FROM dbo.v_GS_COMPUTER_SYSTEM INNER JOIN dbo.v_FullCollectionMembership ON dbo.v_GS_COMPUTER_SYSTEM.ResourceID = dbo.v_FullCollectionMembership.ResourceID GROUP BY dbo.v_GS_COMPUTER_SYSTEM.Model0, dbo.v_GS_COMPUTER_SYSTEM.Manufacturer0, dbo.v_FullCollectionMembership.CollectionID HAVING (dbo.v_FullCollectionMembership.CollectionID = ‘CollectionID’) ORDER BY Total DESC, Manufacturer, Model
WMI queries to find 64 and 32 bit computers: SELECT * FROM Win32_OperatingSystem WHERE OSArchitecture = "64-bit" SELECT * FROM Win32_OperatingSystem WHERE OSArchitecture = "32-bit"