Monthly Archives: February 2012

Using SCCM 2012 RC in a LAB – Part 15. Deploying Windows 8 Consumer Preview using Configuration Manager 2012 RC2

In Part 1 of this series we got our AD and SCCM servers ready, and then we installed System Center 2012 Configuration Manager as a standalone Primary site. In Part 2 we configured the SCCM server further by adding some … Continue reading

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Invalid character in unattend.xml file causing Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Offline Language Pack installation failure

I came across this problem yesterday and after troubleshooting it for a few hours (initially thought it was related to a language pack package versioning issue) the eureka moment arrived, all thanks to reading the logs on the client. First … Continue reading

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How can I capture an image using capture media in ConfigMgr 2012

You may want to capture an image of a manually installed computer and Configuration Manager 2012 provides a method of doing just that called Capture Media. This media is created as an ISO file which you burn directly to cd/DVD … Continue reading

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How can I setup a Distribution Point in ConfigMgr 2012 on a Windows 7 computer?

In this guide we will troubleshoot the installation of the distribution point role on a Windows 7 X64 computer, we presume that you have added the Windows 7 computer as a new site system server by doing as follows on … Continue reading

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How can I migrate registry keys from one location on the source to another on the destination

if you want to migrate registry keys from one location to another (provided that they are detected) then use the following code in a custom XML file <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”UTF-8″?><migrationurlid=”http://www.microsoft.com/migration/1.0/migxmlext/WNB_move_reg_keys”><!– WNB_move_reg_keys.xml is basically a customized version of MigUser.xml –><_locDefinition>  <_locDefault … Continue reading

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