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Administrator account disabled after sysprep in Windows 10 build 10074 – fix

While evaluating MDT 2013 Update 1 Preview, with Windows 10 Enterprise build 10074 I came across an odd issue when capturing a reference image. My build & capture task sequence was identical to one I had used for Windows 8.1, but after sysprep runs, the local administrator account is disabled. This caused any deployment task… Read More »

Defining MDT Database Role during SCCM OSD

I have been testing integration with the MDT 2012 Database and ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 OSD. So far I have had no problems configuring the database, generating the customsettings.ini, and having the Gather step process the rules and find appropriate settings based on Location when I am testing my PXE deployments. This is easy, because Locations… Read More »

Why the "install multiple applications" in SCCM 2007/MDT Task Sequences option is a bad idea

SCCM 2007 with MDT Task sequences gives us the option of installing multiple applications in a task sequence. Instead of adding in each Package & Program that we want to run in the sequence using the “Install Software” step, we can use the “Create Task Sequence Variable” step,  define each variable as a pairing of… Read More »