Windows 10 Language Packs

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We manage a number of businesses across the world and we very often have to ensure that end-users in different countries have their required Windows languages available to them. We do this in two ways, one is that when Windows devices get built for a user in, let’s say France, the System Center Configuration Manager … Read more

Adobe Shockwave Player 12.3.4.204 – MSI Download

Adobe Shockwave MSI Installer Download

Adobe have released version 12.3.4.204 of their Shockwave Player software 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. Adobe do provide a direct download link for its … Read more

Google Chrome MSI Installer Version 70.0.3538.67

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Do you want the Google Chrome MSI Installer to use with systems like SCCM, WDS, Group Policy or SCUP? If the answer is yes, then take a quick read of our guide below. Google have pushed out another update to their Chrome browser, taking it up to version 70.0.3538.67. If you are looking to mass deploy … Read more

Creating Current User Registry Keys in a SCCM Package

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We were asked recently about how to use a SCCM package to amend current user registry keys (HCU). To be honest, we didn’t really know, HCU registry changes have always been a bit of a nightmare to manage. However, we started to have a look around and found an excellent guide on how to carry … Read more

Windows 10 God Mode – Easy Setup and Deploy

Windows 10 God Mode Setup and Deploy

God Mode for Windows is nothing new but have you got Windows 10 God Mode setup and do you want to deploy to end users? As you may have seen some time ago in this post, God Mode could be setup and used in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 to give you a huge amount … Read more

Google Chrome MSI Installer version 67.0.3396.99 Release

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Google have now updated to a new version of their Chrome browser, version 67.0.3396.99. If you are looking at deploying Google Chrome using systems like Configuration Manager, WDS, SCUP or Group Policy, you will want to use their MSI installer to make it much easier. You can now download the Google Chrome MSI installer direct … Read more

CMTrace Bundled with Configuration Manager Client Install

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CMTrace is an awesome tool and I have been copying it onto an end users machine using a batch file during the OSD process for years. But finally, Microsoft have added it into the Configuration Manager Client installation. So, once you have an up to date client installed on a users machine, you can browse … Read more

KB4284826 & KB4284867 Might Break Windows 7 Machines

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Microsoft are really outdoing themselves at the moment as it seems that they have released another pair of updates for Windows 7 machines that reboots the computer when connecting to a wireless or VPN connection. We have had around 40 machines with these two updates that have seen this problem. We have had to remove … Read more

How to create a MDT Package within SCCM

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As a SCCM administrator you are probably fully aware that you have a lot of power available to you when carrying out deployments using task sequences. But you can add even more options to SCCM task sequences by adding Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) integration. This gives you a load more options during a task sequence … Read more

SCCM – Full list of web security proxy exceptions

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When using Configuration Manager, you may find that some things may not work fully if you are also behind a web security proxy service. We came across this problem recently where the Asset Intelligence Point was being blocked from contacting the internet due to web security. This caused this error in our Configuration Manager Console: … Read more