Manually reset Windows Update components

Important Follow the steps in this section carefully. Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Before you modify it, back up the registry for restoration in case problems occur. To reset the Windows Update components, follow these steps: Open a command prompt. To do this, use one of the following methods, depending... Continue Reading →

SCCM OSD Stand-alone media not installing packages

Problem : Got an Stand-alone Operating System Deployment with driver packages, model specific setup drivers and a couple of applications. The OS installs correctly aswell as the drivers package etc. The applications and driver applications however fails to install. Solution : Add command line after client install to enable the "Software Distribution Agent". WMIC /namespace:\\root\ccm\policy\machine\requestedconfig... Continue Reading →

Powershell – How to Change Collection Full Update Schedule in Mass

This is a script that was put together to assist with updating/changing the Full Collection Schedule for collections in mass. I couldn't find anything that worked in mass online, so i put this together. Edit the appropriate sections for your environment/site to run. Source :

Script to list out Collection schedules of all collection in SCCM to a output file

Option Explicit Dim objFSO : Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject") Dim objLogFile : Set objLogFile = objFSO.CreateTextFile("Collections.log") Dim strSourceServer strSourceServer = "XXX" Dim strSourceSiteCode strSourceSiteCode = "XXX" Dim objSourceWMIService Dim AllCollections Dim objCollection Dim strCollectionName Dim strCollectionComment Dim schedule Dim schedtype Dim bolScheduleAvailable Dim strRecur Dim strEvery Set objSourceWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts://" & strSourceServer & "\root\sms\site_" &... Continue Reading →

Create Stand-Alone Media ISO Fails because of disk space

Problem The drive 'C:' where users' temporary directory is located does not have enough disk space to stage content for the media. "C:Users<User>AppDataLocalTemp_tsmedia_1492Cache" It seems as if CreateMedia.exe just uses %temp%_tsmedia_1492Cache as the scratch dir. You could try to change the variable value of %temp% to whatever directory. Solution Change the TEMP and TMP Registry... Continue Reading →

Operating System Deployment CreateMedia.exe

System Center Updated: November 1, 2013 Applies To: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1, System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Use CreateMedia.exe binary to create media from the command-line or through a script that was implemented by System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Operating System Deployment. Requirements Install the administrator... Continue Reading →


Sometimes, distribution points have packages in their WMI repository that don’t exist any longer on the site server. When the distribution point goes through a content validation cycle, it will fail and change its status to ‘Warning’. The error you’ll see in the Distribution Point Configuration Status overview is “Failed to validate content hash”. Sources... Continue Reading →

Documenting Your Task Sequences Automagically

SCCM 2007 1. In the Configuration Manager console, navigate to System Center Configuration Manager / Site Database / Computer Management / Operating SystemDeployment / Task Sequences. 2. In the Task Sequences pane, select the task sequence that you want to copy. 3. In the Action menu, or from the Actions pane, select Export. 4. In... Continue Reading →

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