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Microsoft System Center Suite – a bucket full of fruits

Recently we hosted an event about “Microsoft System Center Suite – a bucket full of fruits”. This seminar not only listed many of the new features and functionality that are included in 2012 versions but also answered some ins and outs of the suite components. The result can be found here: http://seminar.the-d-spot.org/Microsoft System Center Suite […]

Desktop optimisation windows 7 and office 2010 – notes from the field

Recently we hosted an event about “Desktop optimisation – efficient windows 7 and office 2010 deployment – notes from the field”. This seminar not only listed many of the new features and functionality that are included in Windows 7 and Office 2010 but also answered many deployment questions including some notes from the field. The […]

AppV Management Console: Unexpected error occured, error code 0000B004

Oct 07, 2011 - App-V - 0 Comments - Standard

After adding a security group to an AppV Application using the AppV Management console, the lovely error “Unexpected error” pops up. Unable to modify the specified Application. Please report the following error code to your system administrator. Error code: 0000B004. Maybe it had something to do with deleted security groups, hence the SID’s: I found […]

Pre-Staging in SCCM

Oct 05, 2011 - ConfigMgr/SCCM - 6 Comments - Standard

I was asked to prepare an SCCM ┬áimage for a new batch of machines that will be installed by the vendor. Afterwards the machines will recieve their name and join the domain after being shipped onsite. the vendor will be providing us with a list of all mac-addresses, so we can use that to import […]

App-V: Failed to install Office 2010 patches during Active Update

Oct 05, 2011 - App-V, Deployment, Office 2010 - 0 Comments - Standard

Once in a while you need to patch Office 2010 sequences with the latest security fixes from Microsoft. I needed to patch a package which contained Excel 2010 and an Excel Addin. I prepared my sequence machine with: Windows patches, dummy printer, dummy odbc connections App-V Sequencer 4.6 Placed new addin sources and the sequence […]