Add “Run As Different User” to Right Click Menu of Apps

This is super simple, but it’s a handy option to have available in an enterprise enviroment.  It’s just a simple registry key. – You can deploy this via Package / AppModel / GPO, but I like to just do it all during OSD if possible. Tested in OSD, Windows 10 - 1511 Registry File (RunAsDiffUser-HKLM.reg) ... Read moreAdd “Run As Different User” to Right Click Menu of Apps

Enable Bitlocker XTS-AES 256 Full Disk Encryption during OSD

Update 12/20/2018 – Added Step to Disable Hardware Encryption after the vulnerabilities found on several SSD vendors (Screen shot taken from my non-mbam bitlocker sub TS) Add step “Run Command Line”

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Side note, if you already encrypted using hardware encryption, you'll have to decrypt first, then encrypt it again after the ... Read moreEnable Bitlocker XTS-AES 256 Full Disk Encryption during OSD

Deploy Paint.Net with ConfigMgr Application Model

Recently I’ve been working on Paint.Net, I used to install it using the .exe, however found that it would not install under the SYSTEM context.  It worked when users would install from the Catalog, but I was unable to push updated versions. Today I was able to resolve the issue by using the /createMsi feature.I ... Read moreDeploy Paint.Net with ConfigMgr Application Model

Windows Management Framework v5–Application Deployment w/ ConfigMgr

Update 2/26/16 for Re-Release WMF 5 Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 RTM packages has been republished Download the Updated MSU files here. To use the new Re-Released version, update your Source Files with the new downloads, then update your Deployment types to use the updated Downloads. Update the Content tab to point at the New ... Read moreWindows Management Framework v5–Application Deployment w/ ConfigMgr

Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) Setup

Prerequisites Download the LAPS application here. There is a good Walk-Through by Kyle Beckman  (@kobeckman) that covers this topic well.  He does a great job!  I’m just adding Client Install & Admin Install information, if you want to use ConfigMgr. I’m going to point you to his Blog to get the Active Directory / Group ... Read moreLocal Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) Setup