Say Goodbye to Dell Driver Management - Use Dell Command Update in OSD

If you're using Dell machines, you might be able to forget how to import drivers moving forward.  I've tested this new method with several Dell Models, and so far, It's been working well. My Basic Solution: Using DISM, import the Dell Driver WinPE pack into the Base WIM Now our Windows 7 or 10 WIM ... Read moreSay Goodbye to Dell Driver Management - Use Dell Command Update in OSD

Updating Dell Bios with ConfigMgr–Post 3–The Application Deployment

  First, you’ll need to add global conditions for your model, I was able to use @agerlund  Kent Agerlund’s blog to achieve this: http://blog.coretech.dk/kea/global-conditions-in-configmgr-2012/These next few parts are borrowed directly from his post (When a Master creates good content, why re-invent the wheel): Creating the condition, open the ConfigMgr. administrator console, select Software Library, Application ... Read moreUpdating Dell Bios with ConfigMgr–Post 3–The Application Deployment

Updating Dell Bios with ConfigMgr–Post 2–The Scripts

In Post 1, we created the collections, now we’ll create the Scripts used to Deploy the Bios Updates All of the scripts, along with cctk tools needed are located here: http://garytown.com/Downloads/DellBiosUpdateScripts.zip Note: CCTK – Recommend brushing up on it here: http://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/19/SLN294541/enDell Bios Command Line syntax: http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/enterprise-client/w/wiki/3461.legacy-bios-updates In our environment, we use Bitlocker, so I had ... Read moreUpdating Dell Bios with ConfigMgr–Post 2–The Scripts

Updating Dell Bios with ConfigMgr–Post 1–Creating Model based Collections

First Post of several leading up to deploying Bios Updates / Bios Settings to Dell machines using the Application Model of ConfigMgr Update 10/12/16 – Don’t use “Like” in Collection Queries.  Since I wrote this post, I’ve gone back through and updated all the collection to use “equals”.  I’ve updated the post to reflect that ... Read moreUpdating Dell Bios with ConfigMgr–Post 1–Creating Model based Collections