Yearly Archives: 2013

Shoretel Contacts Import Enabler Released

By | July 18, 2023

If you have Shoretel in your corporation and have recently upgraded to version 13 or above, you may have noticed that within the Shoretel Communicator Client the option for importing Outlook contacts has now been restricted to just allowing Contacts to be imported as you can see from the screenshot below: In previous versions, you… Read More »

AutoCAD Installation Failures – Error 1606. Could not access network location.

By | March 19, 2023

I’ve been working on getting AutoCAD LT 2014 into our Software Catalog for some time now and I finally cracked it this week which I was delighted about! The idea was that any users that should have AutoCAD can upgrade their software or new starters can install it themselves without our desktop support staff having… Read More »

Windows 8.1 Preview Released

By | March 30, 2023

Microsoft have today released the preview of Windows 8.1. This download is available from the link below: Windows 8.1 Preview Download As expected, Microsoft have reinstated the Start button which is probably the main reason that most people will install this update! I’ve got Enterprise so I’m waiting for the ISO’s to become available but… Read More »

Techy Geeks Home New SourceForge Site

By | March 19, 2023

Due to the increasing amount of files and code that we are starting to upload, we have decided to open ourselves a SourceForge site to help with the storage instead of using my personal SkyDrive account. You can visit the SourceForge site if you want to browse all our files or leave a review by… Read More »

Candy Crush Saga Cheats

By | March 19, 2023

Everyone seems to be playing Candy Crush Saga at the moment, but the most infuriating thing about it is when you get stuck on a level and then run out of lives. This means that you then have to wait 30 minutes to regenerate one life and up to 2 hours 30 minutes to fully… Read More »

SCCM capture of Windows 8 fails during Sysprep stage – Fatal error occurred while trying to sysprep the machine

By | March 30, 2023

I’ve recently been trying to create a custom built Windows 8 image for future deployment using SCCM 2012 SP1. I built a clean Windows 8 base image and then installed all the programs that I wanted on the image and then run Windows Update. I made some changes to the Metro front screen and updated,… Read More »

Install System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) During SCCM OSD Task Sequence Process

By | March 30, 2023

As stated in my previous post, I have been asked recently about installing Endpoint Protection (SCEP) during the SCCM OSD process. This is pretty easy to do and the knock on affect is that you also can have SCEP available to install from your Software Catalog. To prepare the SCEP software for deployment in your… Read More »

Install System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) using the SCCM Software Catalog

By | March 30, 2023

]I’ve had a few requests recently asking whether it is possible to install System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) during the task sequence for an operating system deployment. I’ve also been asked if it is possible to put SCEP into the Software Catalog. Well, the answer to both questions is yes and I’ll be breaking the… Read More »

SCCM Global Condition Setup

By | March 30, 2023

I had been given a task to build a Software Catalog application where Outlook must be closed to allow the successful installation of the software. We had previously just packaged the software and made it available to the Software Catalog with a message stating that users must first shut down Outlook before attempting to run… Read More »

Orchestrator Not Showing Newly Created Folders or Runbooks

By | March 30, 2023

I ran into an issue today where my newly created folders and runbooks in Orchestrator were not showing up in my SCCM (MDT) Execute Runbooks task sequence. I started to run some checks and found out that these folders and runbooks were not showing up in my Orchestrator Web Console either, although all my previous… Read More »

New Twitter Account

By | March 30, 2023

We have now setup a Twitter account for you to follow where our blog posts will be automatically posted to so you can keep up to date with everything we post here. You can follow us by click the link below: Techy Geeks Home Twitter Page Free Subscription If you want to be notified when… Read More »

SCCM 2012 SP1 CU1 Client Version Queries

By | March 30, 2023

With the release of CU1 for System Center, you will notice that your Configuration Manager clients version will have changed to 5.00.7804.1202 from 5.00.7804.1000 If you would like to identify which of your clients have updated to the new version, you can use the query below: select SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceID, SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceType, SMS_R_SYSTEM.Name, SMS_R_SYSTEM.SMSUniqueIdentifier, SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceDomainORWorkgroup, SMS_R_SYSTEM.Client from SMS_R_System… Read More »