Yearly Archives: 2015

Show Distribution Point in use during Task Sequence

By | March 30, 2023

We recently came across issues where our Configuration Manager Operating System Deployments (OSD) where running extremely slowly and we could not figure out why. After some investigation, we found out that one of our remote Distribution Points (DP) was not working correctly and that rebuilds on one of the sites where actually pulling the image… Read More »

VMWare ESXi 5.5 – Adding RealTek and Atheros Network Card Drivers

By | August 14, 2023

We have been trying to set up a new virtual host using VMWare ESXi 5.5.0 Update 1 with an Atheros AR8161 network card. As this is one of the unsupported network cards, it kept failing upon the bootup setup process – as expected of course. As most of you will know, you can “inject” network… Read More »

Microsoft Office 2016 Product Key

By | September 25, 2021

Microsoft have now released the preview version of their upcoming Office 2016 release and you can now download a trial version from the list of choices below: Download Get Office 2016 Preview (32 bit) Get Office 2016 Preview (64 bit) Use the product key provided below to activate your trial: NKGG6-WBPCC-HXWMY-6DQGJ-CPQVG Once the trial period… Read More »

Skype 7.4 Released – MSI Download Link & Silent Install Instructions

By | April 1, 2023

Skype version 7.4 has now been released and if you would like to either add this to your Configuration Manager Software Catalog or even have it available through WDS or Group Policy, then you will want to download the MSI file for it. Skype do provide a direct download link for its Skype software and… Read More »

Adobe Flash Player Released – MSI Download

By | April 1, 2023

Adobe have released another update to their Adobe Flash Player software, this time taking it up to version As always, you can download the executable file or get the MSI file so that you can load it into your Configuration Manager Software Catalog. The update is also now available to import through System Center… Read More »

Java 8 Update 45 Released – MSI and Offline Installer

By | September 26, 2021

Java have now released update 45 of version 8 of their Java Client software. The update is available as an offline installer and using our guide below, you can extract the MSI from it and use it for deployment by using Windows Updates to update current machines or add to your Configuration Manager Application Catalog… Read More »

Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows 10 & Windows 8.1

By | March 30, 2023

You can now download the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for both Windows 10 and Windows 8.1. This allows you to manage your servers for options like DHCP, Active Directory and DNS amongst many others. To download the RSAT installation files, simply click the version you require below: DOWNLOAD RSAT for Windows 8.1 RSAT for… Read More »

New website design and layout launched

By | September 25, 2021

If you are a regular visitor to our website, then you will have noticed that we have completely redesigned our website today. We have designed a new template for the site including new colour scheme, new layout and new menu navigation. You can now browse our website using the red menu bar and this on… Read More »