Enable LENOVO TPM Security Chip (and other stuff) from a TS

  I have some customers who run strictly Lenovo Computers (laptops and Desktops). On a lot of these computers the security Chip has been disabled or is in Inactive mode, thus not allowing the use of Bitlocker. I just finished messing around with activating the TPM Chip in the BIOS From a Task sequence on those LENOVO computers, and once all the minor obstacles were figured out, it turned out to be quiet easy. The first thing I wanted to do was to check if the TPM chis was already Active, and if not, Activate it. This is actually real [...]

By | 2011-08-25T10:23:00+00:00 August 25th, 2011|General info, OS Deployment|19 Comments

Complete SCUP 4.5 Guide

System Center Custom Updates Publisher is a freeware tool from Microsoft that can assist you in authoring and publishing 3rd. party updates to Configuration Manager. To get you started you can download the complete SCUP 4.5 installation and configuration guide In my guide I have references to two files used to deploy the needed certificates. Those are: Certutil.exe and certadm.dll, both files are part of the Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Pack.   If you are attending MMS 2011 don’t forget to stop by one of the SCUP labs, BOF or breakout sessions - BA18 Introduction to System Center Updates [...]

By | 2011-03-10T12:12:00+00:00 March 10th, 2011|Configuration Manager (SCCM)|0 Comments