Monthly Archives: August 2014

How can I display video correctly in WinPE during UEFI Network boot on a Lenovo Thinkpad 10 using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Introduction More and more touch enabled Windows 8 hardware is becoming available, which is great news for us but it also poses some technical challenges. I recently had to image some Lenovo ThinkPad 10’s with Windows 8.1 using UEFI network … Continue reading

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Why do I get a winload.efi (Status: 0xc0000359 error) when using UEFI network boot in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager ?

Introduction More and more UEFI based hardware is being used in organizations and these UEFI based systems are being imaged via UEFI network boot via Configuration Manager 2012 R2. Problem Up until the introduction of UEFI hardware, most organizations use … Continue reading

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How can I increase the SMSTS.Log file size for PXE based OS Deployments using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager ?

Introduction I’ve seen a lot of questions about how you can increase the log file size for PXE based Operating System Deployments using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager so hopefully the 2 different methods below will clear things up. … Continue reading

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How can I dynamically deploy multiple operating systems with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager ?

Introduction Traditionally you deploy one operating system per task sequence but there are times when you might want to deploy more than operating system in the same task sequence. There are a variety of ways of doing this, for example … Continue reading

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