Windows Splash Screen for the Task Sequence Progress

Lets face it, the Task Sequence progress bar is dated.  Does it work and serve a purpose, yes, does it look like Windows 98, heck yeah. Picture credit: Adam Gross As part of my quest to modernize it, I first google, found a couple good options: OneVinn: https://ccmexec.com/2018/09/onevinn-windows-10-upgrade-tools-upgbackground/ SMSAgent: https://smsagent.blog/2018/08/21/create-a-custom-splash-screen-for-a-windows-10-in-place-upgrade/ I based it on Option ... Read more

PreCache AppModel Content

So you have applications you want to use in your IPU TS, and would like to PreCache that too.. I haven’t talked about it before, as I haven’t had to do that for IPU in our environment, so I didn’t think to mention how to do it.  We do use this method to precache apps ... Read more

Gather User Account Name during IPU

This came about because we wanted to confirm the user account that initiated the upgrade in software center.  This script will then capture that information into a TS Variable, and can then be written to Registry / WMI using our collect information script that runs.  Both the Script and the Step in the TS have ... Read more