How to create a Windows XP SP3 Target Computer in Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 R2

This post assumes you have created a reference computer and captured an image of it as described in the previous post. Import and configure a task sequence to deploy the target computer After the task sequence to deploy the reference computer (Home-XPSP3-Ref01) finishes, a captured image of the reference computer is stored in \Home-SCCMCaptures$Home-XPSP3-Ref01.wim. Now, … Continue reading How to create a Windows XP SP3 Target Computer in Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 R2

How to create a Windows XP SP3 Reference Machine using Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 R2

In this post, I will show how to deploy Windows XP SP3 (the easiest and least customizable way) in a virtual environment (Virtual PC 2005 SP1) step-by-step. This post is inspired from “Quick Start Guide for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007” document. In this post, I will create a reference machine with Windows XP … Continue reading How to create a Windows XP SP3 Reference Machine using Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 R2

“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”