I had a requirement to assign a SIP address to each AD account on my domain, this is to facilitate a rollout of Skype for Business. The lack of a SIP address stops Skpe (Lync) from autodiscovering the users address. The SIP value is stored in the ProxyAddresses attribute, however you can store it in … Continue reading Set SIP Address For AD Users – PowerShell
Following on from my post last year Building a Clean Windows 10 Reference Image - MDT 2013 U1 this entry will go rehash over some of the same steps that were discussed there as well as additional steps to deploy Windows 10 1607. For this build i am using: Windows 10 1607 - https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2016/08/02/how-to-get-the-windows-10-anniversary-update/ MDT 2013 Update … Continue reading Deploying Windows 10 1607
You may have noticed when installing Office 365 via the Click to Run installer you get a popup like this for each user. You will no doubt have seen many methods to make this go away, however in my testing none of the popular suggestions actually work, like: Setting key for OptInDisable in SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\General Setting key … Continue reading Suppress Office 365 "First Things First"
To disable Microsoft Edge first run you have to jump through a few hoops. Luckily i've done this for you. Many blogs state that you just need to change the value of "IE10TourShown" in the following: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\MicrosoftEdge\Main] However this is not enough. To fix edge you need to set these values. https://gist.github.com/danjpadgett/a1d3075d311ec4b7055cbf743d660c60 I deploy … Continue reading Disable Microsoft Edge First Run
Hi All Direct Access users, If you experience clients who have not been able to ever connect to direct access, it may be because the initial GPO for Direct Access was never processed 100% successfully. Please perform these troubleshooting steps. Open command prompt and enter: reg query HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip6\Parameters If you see this: This means … Continue reading DirectAccess Troubleshooting
Oh Microsoft.. you mysterious beast. I was recently informed by one of my Techs that he could not enroll a Windows Phone to our Hybrid Intune/SCCM setup. I found this quite strange as nothing on our end had changed significantly, well other than updating my SCCM to 1602 a few weeks prior. I tested a … Continue reading Windows Phone 8.1 Will Not Enroll To Intune
Here is a script that will list you all Exchange users with a specific ActiveSync policy, it will link the users to their AD objects and list their Mobile Number if present. Hopefully this helps someone.. https://gist.github.com/danjpadgett/8ae39664e395bdb95e3395899d5cca8c Cheers, Dan
Beware! I got a notification on my SCCM server that it was failing to get updates, checked the logs and was presented with this.. note the date started...The behavior was the WSUS service was stopping itself for no apparent reason, windows logs showed: "The WSUS Service service terminated unexpectedly. It has done this 4 time(s)."So … Continue reading Warning! KB3148812 breaks WSUS server!
I always use a HTA (UI++) for my SCCM Task Sequences to fill a lot of variables at the start of the sequence, however i was recently asked to make a Zero Touch (ZTI) build for Windows 10 for a specific department. This is a pretty simple request however the main hurdle was dynamically setting … Continue reading SCCM OSD Computer Name – PowerShell Script
Hi All, There is a bug in BGinfo that some of you may have noticed which causes the applied wallpaper to be tiled even though bginfo is set to "stretch" mode. This occurs on windows 8/10 where you have the following setting set to more than 100% : This problem would happen even if … Continue reading Workaround for BGInfo Tiled wallpaper on high resolution screens