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jay has written 91 posts for LAB.DEMO

Step-by-Step SCCM 2002 Installation and SCCM 2006 Upgrade Guide

This post will show the step-by-step process on how to install Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (current branch – version 2002) as a Standalone Primary Server in a Windows Server 2019 lab environment from scratch and later on we will upgrade it to current branch – version 2006. Step 1. Primary Site Server Installation Prerequisites LAB Environment For the … Continue reading

How to upgrade Windows Server 2016 to Windows Server 2019

In this blog I am sharing how I upgraded my Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V host that been running an Intel NUC for a solid 3 years now to Windows Server 2019. Before anything else I’m taking my collecting my current server info (reference link: here) Open a command prompt and type systeminfo.exe. Copy, paste the info … Continue reading

Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Technical Preview 1911 – Installation Guide

During Microsoft Ignite 2019 it was announced that Configuration Manager is now part of Microsoft Endpoint Manager and then on November 5th, 2019 the Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Technical Preview 1911 was released to the public. This blog post will walk through the installation process of Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Technical Preview. If you want … Continue reading

ConfigMgr Technical Preview version 1910

Availability If you have downloaded and installed the ConfigMgr technical preview branch, sooner or later you’ll get a notification that a new version is available for install. Note: Make sure that all Technical Preview versions are only to be used in your lab or isolated environment, in other words, don’t use them in your production … Continue reading

Windows Autopilot: Hybrid Azure AD Join

Overview Applicable to Windows 1809 and later versions, here’s an overview how the Windows Autopilot Hybrid Azure AD join works. Assuming that the device(s) are registered with Windows Autopilot, Hybrid Azure AD Autopilot deployment profile has been created and the Intune Connector for Active Directory is installed, we’re good to go. 1) When a user … Continue reading

First Look: Windows 10 v1909

Availability Windows 10 version 1909 business and consumer editions are now available in the Visual Studio Subscriptions Installation During the installation if you what to just have a local account in your Windows 10 1909, at the Sign in with Microsoft page, click on the Domain join instead option below it will prompt you to … Continue reading

How to import the Configuration Manager PowerShell Cmdlets

Here’s a manual method on how to import the Configuration Manager module to PowerShell. I am running ConfigMgr v1906 First launch Windows PowerShell by right-clicking on it and select “Run as administrator”. By default the location of the ConfigurationManager.psd1 is in ConfigMgr installation folder, e.g., C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Configuration Manager\AdminConsole\bin\ (the drive letter may depend … Continue reading

Notes from the Field: Some Windows 10 are not Reporting to SCCM Server

Problem: Windows 10 Desktops & Laptops that was re-imaged through SCCM OSD were not receiving all the Required applications and updates even after countless running of the M.U.A.S.S in the Configuration Manager Properties. Troubleshooting steps: You can see that the clients are active however they are not present / or are not being seen by … Continue reading

Creating Custom Windows PE from ADK 1903

After you install the Windows ADK 1093 and WinPE Add-on you can right away create a custom Windows PE media. Example of this is adding PowerShell support to Windows PE. First we need to prepare a local copy of the Windows PE files. From the Start Menu, launch the Deployment and Imaging Tools Environment as … Continue reading

Enabling Windows Sandbox in Windows 10 May Update (version 1903)

Windows Sandbox is a feature made available during the release of Windows 10 May 2019 Update (version 1903) designed to run applications in an isolated environment. To install Windows Sandbox, go to: Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features and then select Windows Sandbox click OK. Click the Close button to complete the installation. To launch … Continue reading