Some Tech Videos you might enjoy as well

Below you find some links of Tech related video’s I enjoyed watching, so thought I’d share them for those who love to go down the memory lane as well. Enjoy!!! Microsoft Windows 3 and NT, 1991, part 1http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iuMeqcuTjSY&feature=youtube_gdata_player Microsoft Windows 3 and NT, 1991, Part 2http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eenDjMXfVBQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player DEC – Glimpse of the Future, 1994http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1l6aBgX5UY&feature=youtube_gdata_player HAL-PC 1993 OS/2 vs NT Shootout Part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EnLmtuA42N8 1993 OS/2 vs NT Shootout Part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jucRkF4kW7g 1993 OS/2 vs NT Shootout Read More …

ToolTip: ImpelLaunch

If you are using Windows Intune, this little FREE utility from Impeltec might be of interest to you. ImpelLaunch was created to overcome the following Application deployment challenges when deploying Software with Windows Intune. . For Windows clients you can only Windows Intune – Adding Software Packages with a. EXE, MSI or .APPX file extension. Distribute Applications which source files are already stored on a local network share Allow the Windows Intune Agent that runs Read More …

How to enable Group Policy Preferences Logging via the Local Group Policy Editor

When opening the local Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc) you will notice that on a default Windows 7 SP1 Enterprise client there is no logging and tracing node for Group Policy Preferences logging underneath the Group Policy node. The reason for this is because Group Policy Preferences can only be managed within domain based Group Policy objects and therefore a Windows 7 SP1 client does not have the Group Policy Preferences related administrative template GroupPolicyPreferences.admx installed Read More …

ConfigMgr 2012 – Troubleshooting a Software Update Package

Last week I had an issue with a Software Update package in Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 that wouldn’t update properly after i had changed it’s source location. Below a step by step description of what i did to resolve it. The Content status of the Software Update Package called “Windows 7 Functional Updates” indicated that there was a problem with the package. The detailed message was as following. The folder ….\swupd$\workplace\win7upd is the root folder Read More …

ConfigMgr 2012 local GPO settings

When configuring ConfigMgr 2012 client settings, notice that some of these settings result in Local Group Policy Settings being applied to the client. If you’re sure that you have not configured any other local GPOs, then a simple way to find out what settings are applied by ConfigMgr is to open the Local Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc( and filter for configured settings. When configuring the Background Intelligent Transfer Settings within ConfigMgr, the settings are applied Read More …

ConfigMgr 2012 Script for Incremental Collection threshold

As described within the ConfigMgr 2012 Best Practices Wiki on TechNet it’s recommended to keep the number of collections with incremental updates enabled to around 200, this to prevent evaluation delays. So I thought it might be a good idea to keep an eye on collections with incremental updates enabled within our infrastructure using a PowerShell script. The property RefreshType within the SMS_Collection WMI class defines how Configuration Manager refreshes the collection. According to the Read More …