Deployment Workbench: Windows Imaging Error

I just installed the Windows AIK for Windows7, and MDT 2010 on my 64-bit Windows 7 Release Candidate system, and attempted to open the Deployment Workbench. It opened just fine, but when I selected the Deployment Shares node in the snap-in, I got this error: “The file C:Windowssystem32wimgapi.dll(version 6.1.7100.0 (winmain_win7rc.090421-1700)) is …

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MDT 2008 to 2010 Upgrade Successful!

Yesterday, I upgraded MDT from 2008 to 2010. The high-level steps I followed to upgrade it were as follows: Uninstall Windows AIK 1.1 Uninstall MDT 2008 Install Windows 7 / 2008 R2 AIK Install MDT 2010 Open MDT 2010 console and upgrade deployment shares Test task sequence on virtual machine Please …

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SCCM – Changing Client Cache Location

Update (2009-10-05 12:30 PM): Thanks to Todd Hemsell, I now know that you have to restart the ccmexec service in order for the change to take effect. I’ve updated the scripts appropriately. — So you’ve got System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007 in place, and for whatever reason, you’re looking …

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PowerShell: Clean up AD Computer Accounts

Update (2009-11-03): I have posted a newer version of this script. Please visit this link for information. ————— I recently wrote a script to clean up workstation accounts in our Active Directory domain. It’s not perfect, but it was a good learning experience, as I found out there are some …

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Pause Windows Task Manager

I just accidentally came across an interesting trick that I think is nifty. In Windows 7 (and possibly previous versions of Windows), you can press and hold the Control key down, and pause task manager from refreshing.

Windows Server 2008 “Ghost” iSCSI Targets

If you’ve used iSCSI with the Windows 2008 iSCSI initiator, you may have noticed that on occasion, iSCSI targets will get “stuck” in the iSCSI initiator software. It doesn’t really hurt anything, but if it bothers you, you can remove these iSCSI target definitions in the registry. Open regedit, and …

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Windows Server 2008 "Ghost" iSCSI Targets

If you’ve used iSCSI with the Windows 2008 iSCSI initiator, you may have noticed that on occasion, iSCSI targets will get “stuck” in the iSCSI initiator software. It doesn’t really hurt anything, but if it bothers you, you can remove these iSCSI target definitions in the registry. Open regedit, and …

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