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Verify what DP is used for download using handy option in CMTrace

A nice feature in CMTrace is to merge logs. One good combo is to merge the CAS.log and ContentTransfermanager.log to get a picture of what DP is used for downloading content to a client.  

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Links to SCCM Driver Packages

Dell http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/enterprise-client/w/wiki/2065.dell-command-deploy-driver-packs-for-enterprise-client-os-deployment HP http://www8.hp.com/us/en/ads/clientmanagement/drivers-pack.html Lenovo https://support.lenovo.com/se/sv/solutions/ht074984

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SCCM package using pnputil.exe to install a printer driver

Simply create a package containing the printer driver and launch pnputil.exe. If the printer driver is already installed on a client, one way is to take the driver from the driver store on this machine. To locate the driver in

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Troubleshooting Point and Print

I was recently troubleshooting an issue with Point and Print. An update that was released in July causes some problem, or more correctly, requires printer drivers that follows the requirements. For info about the update see https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3170005 and https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3170455. If the

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System Center 2012 Configuation Manager Support Center Tool has been released

Yesterday the System Center Configuration Manager Support Center tool was released. Support Center is a tool that helps you gather information about SCCM 2012 clients. Support Center includes two tools, one that gathers log files and also a tool that

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PXE problem – WDS don’t start

Recently I was troubleshooting a PXE problem on a SCCM 2012 R2 DP. The Windows Deployment Service didn’t start. Checked the servers Application Event log and found the following errors. EventID: 513 Source: WDSServer Message: An error occurred while trying

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Free ebook: Microsoft System Center – Troubleshooting Configuration Manager

Another free ebook from Microsoft Press was released today. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/microsoft_press/archive/2013/11/12/free-ebook-microsoft-system-center-troubleshooting-configuration-manager.aspx

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Group policy settings reference guide for Windows 8.1, Server 2012 R2 and IE 11

Spreadsheet list with updated Administrative template files for Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 and Internet Explorer 11 now available on Microsoft Download Center. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=25250

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Windows 8 RTM – Now on MSDN

Microsoft released today Windows 8 RTM for MSDN and Technet subscribers. For non subscribers a 90-days evaluation version of Windows 8 RTM can be downloaded from the MSDN Evaluation Center. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/jj554510.aspx

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MMS 2012

Leaving for Microsoft Management Summit 2012. Follow the keynotes live at http://www.mms-2012.com/digitalmms .  

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