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Altaro Hyper-V Backup

I’ve recently installed Altaro and it’s quite easy to use, Main features in Altaro Hyper-V Backup  Hot Backups – MS VSS Integration – Back up live VMs with zero downtime by leveraging the Microsoft VSS Hyper-V Writer. Restore Clones – Restore VMs to the same Hyper-V Host but with a different name. Restore to different … Continue reading

MDT 2013 LAB: Sysprep and Capture task sequence fails

Problem: Sysprep and Capture task sequence fails when I was capturing Windows 2012 R2 Update. Workaround: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2797676 Go to the Scripts folder Distribution Share and go ahead edit LTIApply.wsf   Add the following below Copy bootmgr section: If not oFSO.FolderExists(sBootDrive & “\Boot”) then oFSO.CreateFolder(sBootDrive & “\Boot”) End if Save LTIApply.wsf and Update Deployment Share and run the Capture Task … Continue reading

Notes from the LAB: GetDPLocations failed with error 0x80072ee2

Been doing deployment testing once again. Issue: GetDPLocations failed with error 0x80072ee2 Root cause: DNS entry of my DP was not updated. I rebuilt my SCCM 2012 R2 but changed my IP Address. Solution: Update DNS entry of DP and run the task sequence.

How to manually update Win 8.1, Win Server 2012 R2 and Win Embedded 8.1

If you have TechNet/MSDN Subcriptions, download the Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Update (x64) – (Multiple Languages) and extract the file. Make sure to login as an Administrator (in my case I was using the local admin account for install the KBs) Once done with the installing of Windows8.1-KB2919355-x64 it will ask you … Continue reading

Windows 8.1 Preview Installation CAPS