Troubleshooting Task Sequences in SCCM

I don’t do this usually, but this time this is really interesting. I want to recommend a very good blog post written by Kenneth Van Surksum about troubleshooting Task Sequences in Configuration Manager. Find it here http://www.techlog.org/archive/2009/03/01/troubleshooting_task_sequences. He talks about the smsts.log file, where to find it during installation and what tool you can use … Continue reading Troubleshooting Task Sequences in SCCM

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

“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”