Missing tabs on Boot image after installing ADK for Windows 10 in ConfigMgr

Fix to update Boot images to Windows 10 ADK after installing Service Pack 1 for ConfigMgr 2012 R2

Category: ADK, Boot Media, Configuration Manager 2012 R2, OS Deployment, OS Deployment  |  48 Comments

Deploy Windows 8 Enterprise x86 on a UEFI x86 device using SCCM 2012 SP1

New Toys For The Boys Don’t we all love new toys, especially the ones that require an occasional recharge. The latest thing I got my hands on is the Lenovo Tablet 2, a very nice 10” tablet thing, with a couple of nice add-ons, like a docking  station, Bluetooth keyboard and a pen like stylus. […]

Category: Boot Media, Configuration Manager, Configuration Manager 2012 SP1, OS Deployment, OS Deployment, Tips and Tricks, UEFI, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012  |  14 Comments

Post SCCM 2012 SP1 – failure to update boot images

*** UPDATE *** This also works if you are unable to rebuild your boot images after upgrading to Windows 10 ADK (the final version) I did a customer SP1 upgrade during the weekend, the process ran successfully according to the Setup UI, but when I later tried to update the boot images I received the […]

Category: Boot Media, Configuration Manager 2012, WAIK  |  6 Comments

Small useful scripts – OSD from USB without HAL.dll error (vbs)

If you are experiencing problems with OS deployment of Windows XP, booting off USB, and the error is HAL.dll related, it might be because its configured wrong, her is a script that fixes this

Category: Boot Media, HAL, OS Deployment  |  2 Comments

Start Task Sequence from CD on ConfigMgr Enabled PC!

Running task sequences of the boot media, will give you more trouble shooting info and logs to work with. So here is a guide on how to run off the boot media while in full OS mode.

Category: Boot Media, Configuration Manager, OS Deployment, Tips and Tricks  |  1 Comment

Adding Files to the Boot Image in CM2012

A couple of months ago I wrote a post on how to automatically add files to the boot image, as part of the Update distribution point process, using OSDIntection.xml http://blog.coretech.dk/mip/auto-adding-files-to-config-mgr-boot-images/ In CM2012 however, this option is no longer available. Instead the development team has been kind enough, to actually include this service as part of […]

Category: Boot Media, Config Mgr, OS Deployment  |  2 Comments

Finding and adding only the correct device driver to the Boot image

How to figure out the exact drivers necessary for the WinPE 3.0 boot image for SCCM to work properly, and keeping the amount of drivers to a bare minimum.

Category: Boot Media, Drivers, OS Deployment, WinPE  |  12 Comments

Auto adding files to Config.Mgr Boot Images

Using the OSDinjection.xml to customize the Config.Mgr Bootmedia upon updating DP!

Category: Boot Media, Config Mgr, OS Deployment  |  4 Comments

Creating Custom Boot Image (boot.wim)

When using  System Centre Configuration Manager for OS deployment you always use WinPE as your boot media/environment for deploying  the actual image… Normally you can just use the boot image supplied with SCCM (a WinPE 2.1 wim, taken from WAIK and placed in \\”SiteServer”\SMS_”SiteCode”\osd\boot\”architecture”\boot.wim), with out any further considerations. Well you might have to inject […]

Category: Boot Media, WinPE  |  8 Comments

Setting up the Custom Media Hook (pre TS action)

  If you want to run a script before the actual TS start, well even before the boot CD looks to SCCM for policies to run, you could add a Custom Media Hook. The Media Hook will run a script defined in an INI file and not enter TS mode before it has finished.. This […]

Category: Boot Media  |  15 Comments