Category: Operating Systems

How to run SysPrep on an Upgraded Operating System

I came across an instance where I needed to upgrade a Windows 7 image to Windows 8.1 and then capture that image for deployment with System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2. I found out shortly after starting this task that when you upgrade an operating system you can no longer run SysPrep. So I started […]

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Install .NET 4.0 in SCCM 2012 Task Sequence

1) Download the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (Standalone Installer) http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=17718 – Copy this file to your SCCM server repository location.  Ex: \\SCCM\Source\dotNet4 2) In the SCCM 2012 Console under Software Library > Application Management > Packages – Right Click Packages and “Create Package” > Name your package and point it to your repository \\SCCM\Source\dotNet4 3) […]

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Disable Autodesk Customer Involvement Program (CIP)

When you install any Autodesk product they automatically allow the CIP popup to occur on a fresh install.  If you are running a multi-user environment this could be very annoying.  Luckily you can disable this very easily.  Just modify the following registry key and CIP will be disabled. Start > Run > regedit HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Autodesk\MC3 Change the following […]

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