Category Archives: Assessment and Deployment Kit

Where can I find the USMT return codes and error messages for USMT 5 based migrations ?

Introduction If you are using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 to migrate your computers from Windows XP to Windows 7 (or Windows 8) then you’ll be using USMT 5 (from the Windows 8 ADK). The return codes and error … Continue reading

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How can I set the DPI setting when deploying Windows 8 to the Microsoft Surface Pro with Configuration Manager 2012 SP1?

Introduction If you’ve followed my previous guide here,  you’ll have learned how to Deploy Windows 8 to the Microsoft Surface Pro using Configuration Manager 2012 SP1, however that guide didn’t show you how to set the DPI (dots per inch) … Continue reading

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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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PXE boot failure after upgrading to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1

Introduction I’ve seen reports about problems with PXE boot specifically related to the boot images not getting properly upgraded during the upgrade to Service Pack 1, and I came across this problem yesterday, the suggested fix’s published by others online … Continue reading

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“Exit code: 0x80070070, restarting: No” error message when installing Windows ADK

I’m just documenting this because i’m sure someone else will have the same problem, while installing the Windows ADK for a Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 upgrade on another server I got an error at the end of the ADK setup … Continue reading

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