System Center Updates Publisher 2011 database

  When using SCUP 2011 it creates a local database in your user profile. You can verify this by selecting options: And then Advanced as you can se under database file it is placed in the user profile path. It is possible to move the database and share it with

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Hide VMware tools tray icon

In some situations I want to hide the tray icon from VMware Tools.   The way I use to remove / hide the icon is to set the registry entry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREVMware, Inc.VMware ToolsShowTray and set this to 0 (REG_DWORD). You can set this in a SCCM/MDT task sequence by using

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Do you want AutoComplete to remember web form entries

  My customers do not always like so many user pop-up messages. One is for example the pop-up in Internet Explorer : Do you want AutoComplete to remember web form entries. The way I use to disable/hide this message is to set the registry entry: HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerIntelliFormsAskUser and set this

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Identify if SCCM 2012 SP1 CU1 has been installed

After upgrading to System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 CU1, you will be able to identify the update in many different ways. First let us take a look at the console, after the update the console reports version 5.0.7804.1202 The console reported version 5.0.7804.1000 before updating. The Console update is

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AppLocker policy is not working

One reason that could explain why an AppLocker policy is not applying could be that the Application Identity service is not running on your Windows Client. In order to force the service to start you can add it to your policy. Change the startup option of the service: Change the

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Updates missing when schedule update of Windows 2012

When trying to schedule update of a Windows 2012 Server image in System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 no updates are shown even though updates are available. Microsoft has released an update to fix this issue: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2793237 After updating SCCM 2012 SP1 the updates are shown as expected, nice

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KMS caching

By default a KMS client will cache the KMS host that it was able to activate with and will communicate directly with this host when it is time to reactivate (instead of querying DNS). If the client cannot contact the cached KMS host, discovery with DNS will be used. You

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APP-V 5.0 ADMX file

Just as UE-V has a ADMX file for Group Policies, the new APP-V 5 beta delivers an ADMX file for APP-V settings. You can find the ADMX and ADML files after installing the sequencer: Copy the files to your policy central store and you will be able to set various

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Visio 2010 and KMS keys

When you deploy Microsoft Visio 2010 and set the MSP file to use a KMS server, it will by default use a Visio Premium 2010 KMS client key. If this is not the version you intent to use you can change the key in the MSP file to one of

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Hello and welcome to my blog, my plan is to blog what I experience out there – in the real world of IT. Please accept that English is not my native language.

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