DISM MDT 8.1 App Associations
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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 […]

List of NBPs for WDS
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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 […]

List of required files necessary to remotely install windows updates
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Remotely Install Windows Updates – A How To Guide

Trying to remotely install windows updates can prove to be a real challenge. WSUS is a great tool for deploying MS updates throughout your environment, but the default GPO settings for WSUS only permits downloading of the updates to the […]

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How to determine logged on user in Windows XP from the command line

Getting logged on users from the command line While user accounts can typically be managed through a GUI there are times when user account management via the command line may be preferred. For instance, today I encountered an issue where […]