Today I cracked Windows XP OSD, turns out various problems I had with it in the past were down to the AHCI and Co-Processor settings.
If you wish to see a full guide on how to sysprep and capture a Windows XP image, click the link below:
Windows XP Sysprep Guide
This is another fairly simple one – again no need to create a package, just a Program command line, this assumes that your clients have installed WinRAR to the standard default location – this can be changed if required… Then just push this out to a collection. My personal preference is to create a collection … Read more
The best way to ensure Google Earth gets removes is to collect the Google Earth.msi file that is put into the %temp% directory when installed – but you have to make sure that you use the correct version for the version installed.
So, create a report in SCCM for all Google Earth installs with file version (let me know if you need a report query for this)- then download the various versions (if there are different ones), install on your own machine or a temp or lab machine, go into the %temp% directory and copy out the Google Earth.msi file.
Then, create a package with this file in it only, then use the following as your Program command line:
msiexec.exe /x google earth.msi /qn
Advertise it where you want to remove it (remember to use the correct version though) and it will work.
This one is fairly simple but did take a while to figure out and lots of testing, also be very careful – if you make it a forced out install, it WILL automatically restart your client machine WITHOUT WARNING!!! Package up your software and run the following Program command line: This will complete a silent … Read more
In case you are using SharePoint 2010 and wondering why you are having problems opening PDF documents from it – it may be that you or a client has Adobe Acrobat Reader X installed. For some unknown reason (to me anyway…) if you have X installed, you cannot open embedded PDF documents from the web…. So, get … Read more
To distribute Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.4.0 via SCCM, you need to first download the exe file, package it up in SCCM and then run the below command as your program: This is for version 9.4.0 but should work on all versions of Adobe Reader. But if you are using Adobe Reader X or XI now, … Read more