Month: September 2015

MDT 2013 Update 1 Re-released

Anyone who installed MDT 2013 Update 1 experienced a number of issues with the initial release. As of September 16, Microsoft has re-released MDT 2013 Update 1 under build 8298, which addresses most (but not all) of these issues. The new build replaces the existing links from the Download Center, and the old build has been taken down. A full list of fixes and known issues can be found here. It’s important to note that Build 8290 is no longer supported, so those running it will have to upgrade their MDT installation. Among the bug fixes, Microsoft has finally fixed the problems with the UEFI partitioning process, which means that any Task Sequences should be re-created as well. Unfortunately, there are still a few bugs in the release. Microsoft has said that there are no updated builds planned for MDT 2013 Update 1, as Update 2 is scheduled to be released later this year. The upgrade process from Build 8290 to 8298 is very straightforward. Download the new MicrosoftDeploymentToolkit from the Download Center and launch the MSI installation. Next, Next, Finish through the install, and launch Deployment Workbench. From there, if you expand Deployment Shares, you’ll see that your Deployment Share has a yellow Exclamation Mark. Right-click and choose Update Deployment Share. Next, Next, Finish through the upgrade process, and you’re all good to go to re-create your Task...

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Windows 10 – Where is my 3rd Monitor!?

Well like most of us mobility workers, we don’t always make it into the office. Today I showed up at the office and actually had time to sit at my desk. Odd, my 3rd monitor wasn’t working. Worked fine in Windows 8.1. Did the usual checks… Windows 10 is not even showing the monitor in the display settings Unplug and re-plug the cables Check the drivers I unplugged my 2nd monitor which was working and the 3rd monitor kicked in@ System Graphics cards: Intel Core i7 w/ Intel HD Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M The Fix: Upgraded the drivers, Windows 10 still did not show it. But now I’m 100% updated! Looked at settings in NVIDIA Control Pannel. NVIDIA showed that all the monitors were connected to the Intel HD Graphics Next step was to load the Intel Graphics Properties and click the Multiple Displays Fixed! Life is...

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Black Belt – Hyper-V Security Design

Hear the Black Belt tips and tricks to protect Hyper-V datacenters of all sizes by fixing numerous security vulnerabilities that you may be exposed to, but never even knew about. Join Hyper-V MVP and 5nine Technical Evangelist Dave Kawula to learn the best practices for protection and compliance for Hyper-V, System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) and Azure Pack (WAP).   This was a Webinar that I did for 5nine Software back in early August 2015. Hope you enjoy.  ...

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