HPCMSL - New-HPDriverPack

HP is about to release an update to the HP Client Management Script Library, (1.6.5) and with it, a new Commandlet, New-HPDriverPack. This fills a void with driver packs that has been plaguing us for years. The issue HP tackled? Stale driver packs! Typically driver packs get updated... rarely, lets go with that, but individual ... Read more

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

OSD Builder in a Task Sequence

Why would you do this? OSD Builder is completely capable of automation, creating scripts that can do all of this, and run via scheduled tasks. So why shoe horn it into a Task Sequence? Task Sequences are very comforting to me. They are powerful, have amazing amounts of flexibility, they manage the flow of content, ... Read more