Monthly Archives: June 2013

How can I deploy Windows 8.1 using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Introduction AT the build conference in San Francisco yesterday Microsoft unveiled a preview version of Windows called Windows 8.1, and in conjunction with the recent release of System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager preview, we have the ability to deploy … Continue reading

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How to fix when Windows Store tells you “we weren’t able to connect to the store. This might have”

Have you ever seen this in Windows 8 ? a non functional store with a nice message telling you… “We weren’t able to connect to the store. This might have happened because of a server problem or the network connection … Continue reading

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How can I install System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager ?

Introduction   Today at Tech Ed Europe 2013 in Madrid, Brad Anderson announced the availability of System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager preview (amongst other things). In this post I will focus on installing the R2 preview release on Configuration … Continue reading

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using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager – Part 14. Using Compliance Settings

In Part 1 of this series we created our new LAB, we got the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager ISO and extracted it, then copied it to our Active Directory server. We then created the System Management container in AD, … Continue reading

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