SCCM Application Installation Workflow

The most common questions I receive from our client support team is how to troubleshoot why an SCCM deployment did not work. Depending on the installation there could be any number of errors. However, to start the process, they need to review the log files. When I tell them to look at the log files, […]

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Remove all ConfigMgr Applications in a Folder

Updated:  8/25/18 to correct issue in script Recently I was cleaning up the Application objects in SCCM. All applications used in a task sequence were in a folder called “OSD – Workstation”. I wanted to delete any applications in this folder that were not being directly referenced in an existing task sequence and were not […]

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Using Procmon to find registry keys

I am ashamed to say I have always found the Procmon tool by Sysinternals intimidating to use.  This is because I have never taken the time to use and understand the tool.  At Ignite 2017 I attended the Sysinternals sessions and thought that is great, these tools could help me.  I even purchased the book […]

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Signing SCCM Application Object Detection Scripts

Recently I ran across an issue where task sequence was failing on installing an application.  The returned exit code was the dreaded 16389.  I have found that this exit code means the application detection rule or requirements did not process correctly. The AppDiscovery.log file showed the following error message: In-line script returned error output: & : […]

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The Magic of ServiceUI.exe

Recently I was working on a project to deploy a Windows 10 SCCM/MDT task sequence.  Instead of using an HTA or other front-end script to validate information, I had a series of validation steps at the start of the task sequence.  I was checking for items such as not on battery, not on wireless, not […]

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