Category Archives: Windows 7

How can I remotely control WORKGROUP computers in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager ?

Introduction Remotely accessing computers allows you to control those computers from your own desktop with (or in some cases without) the other users consent. System Center 2012 Configuration Manager offers three methods from within the console to remotely control other … Continue reading

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The CM12 BitLocker FrontEnd HTA

Introduction Update: This has been replaced with newer versions ! The latest available was released in 2016 and is available here. I guess this could be called version 3.0 of the original windows-noob FrontEnd HTA, and this time it has … Continue reading

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Enabling BitLocker via a script on non English Windows 7 installations fails

You may have used The BitLocker Frontend HTA from windows-noob.com which makes Deploying Windows 7 with BitLocker easy even using these three scenarios * Backup old * Refresh Computer * New Computer In addition to this the HTA offered additional … Continue reading

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using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager – Part 8. Deploying Applications

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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using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager – Part 7. Build and Capture Windows 7 X64 SP1

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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