Category: OSD


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...

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...

SCCM OSD – “A required device isn’t connected or cannot be accessed” 1

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...

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...

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...

ConfigMgr OSD Boot Image Problems with Dell Machines 0

ConfigMgr OSD Boot Image Problems with Dell Machines

With the recent release of Dell’s new laptop ranges, Configuration Manager OSD professionals face new challenges. We recently had issues with some of Dell’s new laptops not picking up the network after...

Windows XP Setup Please Wait – Configuration Manager OSD on Dell Laptops 0

Windows XP Setup Please Wait – Configuration Manager OSD on Dell Laptops

We have recently been tasked with fixing a problem with Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 and deploying a fat Windows XP wim image to a Dell Latitude E5510 with the newer generation of...