UI++ Released

After a couple of issues with the progress bar in the DefaultValues action that resulted in many or all variables created by the DefaultValues not being populated, everything has been sorted in this latest update. Check out the download on the UI++ Page. Also, check out the shiny new UI++ Support Forums for announcements, feature

UI++ Released

This new build includes the production worthy back button, the ability to disable the domain field on a user authentication action, a checkbox input type, and a progress bar for the default values collection action. Bug fixes are included as well. More new features soon. Check out the latest build and details on the UI++

UI++: The Back Button (Beta)

This beta release of UI++ contains the long awaited (by some or maybe even many) “back” button. The back button, as its name implies, allows the interactive user to go back to the previous UI action/dialog shown. I haven’t updated the documentation yet, but here are the highlights and caveats: You can selectively add the

OSD Frontends Part 1

The first in my three part series about Operating System Deployment GUIs has been published by 1E on their blog. Check it out: OSD Frontends Part 1: Zero Touch and Lite Touch. Parts 2 and 3 to be released in the next couple of weeks.

UI++ Released

I’ve been hard at work squashing a few bugs as well as adding new features; see the details and get the download on the UI++ page. I’ve also got a few new features and improvements in the queue for the very near future including the following: Linked drop-downas on same page A “limited” back button

Office 365 Inventory

With the addition of update channels to Office 365 and the self-controlled update mechanism in Office 365 Click to Run, keeping track of what versions and channels are in use in your environment is an important task. Unfortunately, there’s no registry value that simply says “Current Channel” or “Deferred Channel” or any other simple indicator

Cross-site Images in ConfigMgr

If you create your OS images using ConfigMgr one potential issue is that the ConfigMgr client agent is embedded in your image. In and of itself, this isn’t a huge deal if you are also deploying the image to systems that will be managed in that same ConfigMgr site or hierarchy. If however, you need to

Uninstall Software En Masse

Every now and then, you may have the need to uninstall software, not just a single version but all versions of a certain product from your systems; e.g., QuickTime or Adobe Reader. Because these products are common components, you may have many different versions installed across your organization and because of these many different versions, you can’t

The Unspoken Upgrade Requirement

When upgrading to Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) Current branch (CB) or even implementing it from scratch, there is an unspoken requirement. It’s not really a requirement for ConfigMgr itself, but more of a requirement for WSUS. This requirement comes into play if you plan to use the new Windows 10 servicing feature in ConfigMgr CB. The

OSD Information Script Update

A small update to my OSD Information Script is now available brining the script to version 1.1. See the original OSD Information Script post for complete details. Changes include saving values for the following: Date/Time OS Image ID UEFI Launch Mode