SetupComplete.cmd & Related Registry Values

Ever wonder what triggers the SetupComplete.cmd file after Windows Installs / Windows Upgrades? It's actually just a couple of registry values. When you run an upgrade, you can use the postoobe switch to set that value to a different location, which is what ConfigMgr does to use it's own custom SetupComplete.cmd file. Lets now consider ... Read more SetupComplete.cmd & Related Registry Values

Trigger Machine Restart, Controlled by CM, via PowerShell

Ok, if the title didn't make sense, let me explain. Goal 1: Trigger a Restart of a computer, which will use the Configuration Manager Dialogs Boxes and so the CM Client is aware of the Restart and not start any jobs. Goal 2: Trigger via PowerShell from the local client without reaching back to the ... Read more Trigger Machine Restart, Controlled by CM, via PowerShell

WaaS - Download Drivers from Vendor (Internet)

Hey Team, I've been working on updating our methods for populating Drivers / BIOS into ConfigMgr [Scripts here on GitHub] and thought, it's basically the same script to download them directly onto a machine and extract as it is to download the driver packs to the source server for a CM Package. So with a ... Read more WaaS - Download Drivers from Vendor (Internet)