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Kevin Fason
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FreeNAS and ESXi config backup
My FreeNAS was running off a single USB so I grabbed another one to setup a mirror but it was a few blocks smaller then the current one so would not mirror. Instead of spending time to make it work, I just took a backup of the config, re-installed to the mi...
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Dell OneShot Driver Update
Sometimes when there is a problem with a machine an older driver is at fault. For firms that have standardized on Dell they have provided a nice tool call Dell  Command  | Update . This is a nice tool Dell made to keep their business lines (OptiPlex, Precis...
Dell OneShot Driver Update
Dell OneShot Driver Update
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Oldschool BitLocker Enable Script
A friend of mine has a small client with a few hundred systems. Recently they identified a business need to encrypt all their devices so he asked me for some assistance. As they were on Windows 10 this would be an easy exorcise but one I would have to do di...
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Move the System Reserved Partition
One of my techs came to me with a Windows 7 system that they cloned the drive to a bigger one using something like this  from StarTech. The problem was the System Reserved Partition was at the back of the drive instead of the front so after cloning it was n...
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Unable to install KB3159706 (aka ESD support)
I was helping a friend with a ~800 endpoint ConfigMgr 1706 instance on Windows Server 2012 R2. Windows 10 1709 was made available via SUP to start testing the process. In initial testing by IT they were reporting it erroring out. That was real helpful (not)...
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Multiple Windows 10 RSAT in ConfigMgr
When you do an in-place upgrade of Windows to Windows 10 Feature Release whatever it removes the RSAT tools and you have to re-install. Instead of our IT staff going to download it every time, I put it into SCCM as an available advertisement to our IT staff...
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WSUS Additional Update Views for Windows 10
I was helping a friend with his WSUS and understanding all the Windows 10 upgrade options available within it once you select the Upgrade classification. I created a few Update views and he was amazed about it as he didn't know that could be done so I thoug...
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Re-create ConfigMgr SSRS Stock Reports
After we updated to Current Branch 1706 we noticed some of the built-in reports were missing. Either from the SSRS site or in the console ( \Monitoring\Overview\Reporting\Reports ). Dont know if it was from the 1706 update itself or on of my techs accidentl...
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System Reserved Drive Letter Compliance Baseline
We have a scenario where the System Reserved Volume (S: usually) still retains its drive letter assignment after deployment. In trying to resolve we noticed several systems post deployment (months) that still have the Reserved Drive letter present. While we...
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Change Windows 10 Edition with ConfigMgr
I dont know how I missed this recently, but this a great feature that I have history around. Simply put, ConfigMgr lets you change the Windows 10 Edition. This is pretty exciting for those of us with Software Assurance for the Workstation OS. Around the Vis...
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