Category: OSD


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SCCM OSD Policy Retrieval Error

If you are using System Center Configuration Manager for Operating System Deployment (OSD) then you may come across an error like this even after a successful PXE boot: You will find that this is...

Windows and Office Activation Proxy Whitelist Websites 0

Windows and Office Activation Proxy Whitelist Websites

We recently came across an issue where our Configuration Manager Operating System Deployments (OSD) were failing at the activating Windows step. Having spent far too much time looking into why it was doing this,...

Windows Live Meeting MSI Installer Download 0

Windows Live Meeting MSI Installer Download

If you have users that are still using Windows Live Meeting, you may want the MSI installer to be able to distribute it through Group Policy, WDS or Configuration Manager. So, we have extracted...

SCCM OSD – “A required device isn’t connected or cannot be accessed” 0

SCCM OSD – “A required device isn’t connected or cannot be accessed”

We today ran into an issue where our SCCM OSD PXE boot was not working. It was coming up with a very confusing message stating: “A required device isn’t connected or cannot be accessed”...

How to identify a missing NIC driver during SCCM OSD 0

How to identify a missing NIC driver during SCCM OSD

If you have a new model of computer and you have PXE booted it and you do not get a network connection or IP address, then this is because the network card driver for...

SCCM 2012 Client Stuck in Provisioning Mode 0

SCCM 2012 Client Stuck in Provisioning Mode

We recently have had issues with our Windows 7 operating system deployments seemingly not completing fully. We were getting the following issues: The ConfigMgr client was not fully installed – it was displaying the...