DISM MDT 8.1 App Associations
System Administrator

MDT Windows 8.1 image deployment customization

Customize your MDT Windows 8.1 image for a business environment Windows 8.1 is a solid Operating System. Yes, it’s different. Yes, the differences have sparked a negative media reaction. Misguided public opinion doesn’t change the fact that Windows 8.1 is […]

Windows PE command window - Windows Preinstallation Environment command window
System Administrator

Troubleshoot MDT Deployments with log files

How to: troubleshoot MDT deployments with log files Chances are good that at some point you will experience a hiccup during your deployment process.  An incorrect setting, missing driver, or improper script syntax has gotten the best of just about […]

List of NBPs for WDS
System Administrator

PXE booting with WDS – DHCP Scope vs IP Helpers

I recently embarked on a mission to implement (WDS) Windows Deployment Services into our environment.  Due to a multitude of factors the WDS server could not be implemented onto the existing DHCP Server, and would instead reside as an independent […]

Unboxed Synology DS112 with accessories
Hardware

Synology DS112 Basic Setup Guide

Synology DS112 DiskStation step by step setup guide I’m a big fan of Synology.  Their NAS stations are fairly simple to setup and configure, are rock solid, and can perform a myriad of different functions.  The accompanying DiskStation Manager system […]

Installing 2GB of RAM into Synology DS1512+ Memory Slot
Hardware

Synology DS1512+ RAM Upgrade to 3GB – A How to Guide

Upgrading your Synology DS1512+ to 3GB of RAM 1. Purchase compatible memory The first step in your Synology DS1512+ RAM Upgrade is to acquire a compatible RAM module. Synology states the DS1512+ supports: 2GB -DDR3-1066 unbuffered So-DIMM 204pin CL=7 1.5V The […]

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Using ImageX to capture and deploy an image: a basic example

In this post I’ll go through a basic example of capturing and deploying a system image using ImageX: Sysprep the reference computer Capture an image of the reference computer Deploy the image to the target computer Please keep in mind […]

WOL Magic packets widget - Send Screen
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