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How can I sync the BIOS date in WinPE to avoid PXE boot failure with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager ?

Introduction I’ve seen this quite a bit so I thought I might as well post it in case others see the same problem, what happens is that computers (virtual or real) that have an incorrect date in the BIOS will … Continue reading

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System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Step By Step Guides

Introduction This is a mirror of a page (an index) of the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Step By Step Guides written by myself which are posted on windows-noob.com or here on this blog. The page is actually an index … Continue reading

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How can I manage modern devices using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager ? – Part 10

In Part 1 of this mini series we integrated Windows Intune with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. In Part 2 we added Support for iOS devices (Iphone, iPad). In Part 3 we learned the difference between App Package for … Continue reading

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How can I make multiple hidden task sequences available on-demand in Configuration Manager 2012 R2?

Introduction   In a previous post I explained how to deploy hidden task sequences in Configuration Manager by using the SMSTSPreferredAdvertID variable. You can use that method (or variations of it) to Deploy Task Sequences that are hidden and only … Continue reading

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How can I manage modern devices using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager ? – Part 6

In Part 1 of this mini series we integrated Windows Intune with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. In Part 2 we added Support for iOS devices (Iphone, iPad). In Part 3 we learned the difference between App Package for … Continue reading

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