Recently I discovered the Download Package Content task and found a why to use it with PowerShell during a task sequence. You would use this mainly to quickly download some files into your task sequence environment. This could be in the normal OS, or during OSD in WinPE. Recently I had a use case why this task comes in handy.Read more
Tag: Configuration Manager
Working on the new Windows 1903 deployment, our goal is to deliver a faster and more clean deployment task sequence. We stripped some unnecessary tasks and changed the order of tasks. Because we’re in the development phase, we keep changing things on the fly. But last week, we experienced a strange problem. Applications would randomly fail to install.Read more
Streamlining driver deployments in SCCM task sequences is our main goal for Windows 10 version 1903. Installing drivers during Windows deployments can be time-consuming. To speed things up, we found a solution that is easy to implement and vary maintainable.
Last week I worked on BIOS updates for our Dell desktops and our HP laptops in Windows PE. The result was lots of new tasks in the task sequence with WMI queries to determine the model. After a BIOS update the machine needs a reboot, but doesn’t when already updated. To keep things fast and clean, I needed to find a solution to save time. I solved this with custom Task Sequence variables using PowerShell. Read along to find out how.Read more