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MDT 2013, Microsoft | Solution Accelerators, Technology

Unblock BGInfo in MDT Task Sequence

Here how to unblock BGInfo.lnk that you put in the “C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp” folder during your LTI deployment.

  • Create a simple PS1 file containing the CGI <file> | Unblock-file command line.

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 gci “C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp\Bginfo.lnk” | Unblock-file

  • In your notepad, copy-paste the command line above and save it as a .ps1 file in the Scripts folder.
  • In your task sequence add a Run PowerShel Script and point to the PS1 script that you have just created.

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How to manually unblock and verify:

  • This Security Warning pop-up every time you login if you have installed BGInfo and add it to your startup folder.

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  • If you go to  and check on the properties > general tab you have to unblock it manually to stop the pop-up.

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  • This is how to unblock the file in PowerShell.

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  • After running the command, check the BGinfo.lnk’s properties and verify that the unblock button is gone.

 

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