Create a Custom SCCM Task Sequence Failure Notice UI

Posted on April 21st, 2019

Working with OSD for a large organization can be very frustrating at times for several reasons. Especially when staff you are providing support for are located at different locations. So, when a task sequence fails you have to rely on others to provide...

SCCM Device Collection Query to Check for Multiple Installed Applications

Posted on October 3rd, 2018

Simple post. Here is the query for quick reference. SELECT SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceID,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceType, SMS_R_SYSTEM.Name, SMS_R_SYSTEM.SMSUniqueIdentifier, SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceDomainORWorkgroup,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Client from SMS_R_System inner j...

SCCM Device Collections Use Incremental Updates for this Collection

Posted on September 27th, 2018

Updated: 10/4/2018 If you are a System Center Configuration Manager Administrator and you have delegated rights to the SCCM environment to other IT personnel to create collections you should complete regular checks on device collections within your en...

Get Task Sequence Failure Notification Emails and Store the SMSTS.log file for Review

Posted on September 20th, 2018

It can be frustrating when a task sequence you took time to build and test up and fails for some reason. It also can be frustrating to receive a help ticket stating that the task sequence failed and the ticket only contains a picture of the TSPRogressU...

PowerShell Quick Start

Posted on September 11th, 2018

You know you are going to need to learn it sooner rather then later. I use PowerShell everyday for my job, and love using it. It's faster. It's easier to write. An extra bonus, if you are familiar with C# you can utilize .NET to assist in some situa...

Rebuild the IconCache in Windows 10

Posted on August 7th, 2018

I turned on my computer this morning and a weird icon showed as the default icon for nearly all the application in the Start Menu. Resolution 1 Navigate to: C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer Select an item in the folder...

How to Retrieve New Software and Policies Faster for a Specific Device

Posted on July 18th, 2018

Many times when I have a request to deploy an application to a group of computers, whether it's an application I just created or is well established, the user requests that the application start quickly or show as available in the Software Center ...

Login to a Website using VBscript

Posted on July 8th, 2018

Here is a simple way to automate logging into a website using VBscript. The Script 'Begin program by calling the Main function. Call Main 'End program Function Main 'Create Internet Explorer Application Object Set IE = WScript.CreateObject("In...

How to create a Windows Forms application with PowerShell

Posted on July 6th, 2018

I do know about you, but speaking for myself now a days I do not like having to install large development programs/IDEs on my personal or work device. I would much rather RDP to a server or access an online development environment, usually these option...

VBScript Automate Checking the "Show As Address Book" in Outlook 2010 and Above

Posted on July 3rd, 2018

Here is a simple script to automate marking the "Show As Address Book" for contact folders listed under the All Public Folders section in Outlook 2010 and above. You may need to customize the code slightly if you need to mark more then one folder or n...

James Wassinger