Download & Install the Latest HP Script Library via Powershell

This is my initial script, still working on the part that will update the Application in CM, but for now, I am going to post this.  If you use HP hardware, you NEED to learn these tools. https://developers.hp.com/hp-client-management/doc/client-management-script-library What the script does, downloads the XML information from HP, looks up the latest version of the ... Read moreDownload & Install the Latest HP Script Library via Powershell

Launch Application in Task Sequence in OS (ServiceUI)

Just another quick post, mostly for my own future reference so I remember how I did this… Similar Posts but different enough Pause a Task Sequence: https://garytown.com/task-sequence-message-pause-with-no-package Launch Application in TS (WinPE) : https://garytown.com/launch-application-during-ts This is different because I’m doing it during it while in Windows, like testing IPU. This will launch the program of ... Read moreLaunch Application in Task Sequence in OS (ServiceUI)

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 moreWindows Splash Screen for the Task Sequence Progress

Dell Driver Pack Download and Update CM Package

<Copy from last Post> This Script connects to your ConfigMgr then compares the list of BIOS Driver Cabs to what Dell has available. Note, there are some other great tools like the Driver Automation Tool, but those didn’t fit my needs and I wanted to fully automate this with scheduled tasks.  We also had issues ... Read moreDell Driver Pack Download and Update CM Package

Dell BIOS Download and Update CM Package

This Script connects to your ConfigMgr then compares the list of BIOS Updates to what Dell has available. Note, there are some other great tools like the Driver Automation Tool, but those didn’t fit my needs and I wanted to fully automate this with scheduled tasks.  We also had issues using the tool in our ... Read moreDell BIOS Download and Update CM Package