Category Archives: PowerShell

How can I use PowerShell to deploy Windows 10 x64 to the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 using MDT 2013 Update 2

Introduction In a previous post I showed you how you can deploy Windows 10 x64 (version 1507) to the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 using MDT 2013 Update 1.   This script has been updated with the following changes: Windows 10 … Continue reading

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Introducing the Windows PowerShell ISE Preview

Introduction Microsoft has developed a new version of PowerShell ISE called PowerShell ISE Preview. Installation To install it you must be running Windows PowerShell v.5. That’s the version of PowerShell that ships with Windows 10, if you want to check … Continue reading

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Winter 2016 Update for the System Center Configuration Manager Cmdlet Library

The Configuration Manager Sustained Engineering team is pleased to release the winter 2016 update to the System Center Configuration Manager Cmdlet Library. This update adds support for the current branch of System Center Configuration Manager (version 1511 and technical preview … Continue reading

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How to fix “Warning: An update to the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Cmdlet Library is available.”

Introduction If you are using PowerShell to automate tasks in ConfigMgr (and you should be) you may receive a warning when running a ConfigMgr cmdlet (in a script) such as the one below if you had previously installed the Configuration … Continue reading

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How can I Enable BitLocker on Hyper-v Gen 2 virtual machines during OSD using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager ?

Introduction Enabling BitLocker during New Computer scenarios has been a task organizations have been using for years now, indeed you’ve had the ability to automate it fully using FrontEnd’s such as this one. As Virtual technology (such as Microsoft Hyper-V … Continue reading

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Updated Powershell script with May 2015 drivers for deploying the Surface Pro 3 with MDT 2013

Microsoft has recently released new updated drivers for the Surface Pro 3 (May 2015).     About the drivers   Here’s a breakdown of what those drivers are, the README below describes the versions of the components found in the … Continue reading

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System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Cmdlet Library has been released !

Introduction Up until this point, PowerShell cmdlet updates for Configuration Manager were bundled together in the Cumulative Updates (or in SP1 proper). From this point onwards though they will be released separately with no need to install a CU. That … Continue reading

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Updated Powershell script with March 2015 drivers for deploying the Surface Pro 3 with MDT 2013

Microsoft has recently released new updated drivers for the Surface Pro 3 (March 2015).   Here’s a breakdown of what those drivers are, the README below describes the versions of the components found in the Surface Pro 3 cumulative firmware … Continue reading

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Updated Powershell script with November drivers for deploying the Surface Pro 3 with MDT 2013

Yesterday Microsoft released updated drivers for the Surface Pro 3 on their website, I blogged about it here.     I’ve updated the PowerShell script from this post to pull the new drivers and an additional MSU update which was … Continue reading

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MMS 2012 videos, wouldn’t it be nice to be able to download them all automagically

if you’d like to watch the MMS 2012 videos offline then theres a nice powershell script available from Stefan Roth here. download the script, checkout the settings.txt file and exclude any sessions you don’t want (he includes a PDF linking … Continue reading

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