MDT 2013 Part 3

Welcome to part 3 of installing, configuring, deploying, and capturing images with MDT. In Part 2 we deployed a base Windows image, configured it, and captured it for redeploying to new PCs. In this part, we will import our newly captured reference image, set up driver folders for our hardware, and create a new task sequence… Read More »

MDT 2013 Part 2

Welcome to part 2 of installing, configuring, deploying, and capturing images with MDT. In Part 1 we walked step-by-step through installing the ADK, MDT 2013 and getting MDT ready to deploy our first image. This will be another long, drawn out post so please, bare with me. Now that you have MDT configured, we need… Read More »

MDT 2013 Part 1

I’ve always been hard-pressed to find a guide that includes everything from installing and configuring MDT to actually creating a reference image, capturing it, setting up drivers, and then deploying your reference image. So today, I am going to start a guide that will walk you through this entire process. Please bare with it as… Read More »

Remote Trigger Azure AD Sync

Since we are on Office 365 and synchronize our local Active Directory to Office 365, we sometimes need a way to manually trigger an Azure Active Directory Sync when creating new accounts. This code will do that for us. Just change “DIRECTORYSYNCSERVER” to your own server that is running Azure Directory Synchronization. This specific code… Read More »

Turning HTC RUU into de-odexed ROM

NOTE: This article is now a bit old but a lot of the information is still usable.   I am going to write this post to show how easy, yet time-consuming, converting an RUU into a custom, de-odexed ROM can be as long as you can follow directions. I am doing this to hopefully help… Read More »

Android 4.4 “Kit Kat” announced

Sundar Pichai announced today that not only has Android activations topped 1 billion, but a new Android version is on the horizon.  More here. Click the picture below for the full-size Official wallpaper.

Connecting to Microsoft Exchange online powershell module

Download the module:   Run the below commands to connect to Microsoft Online Services Module.   $cred = Get-Credential $session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionURI -Credential $cred -Authentication Basic -AllowRedirection Import-PSSession $session Connect-MsolService -Credential $cred

Resetting Office 365 licensing status

Reset the licensing status There are three useful commands to reset the license status and re-activate a user’s installation of Office Professional Plus for Office 365. These are as follows: OSAUI.exe /K   resets and reactivates a user’s Office account by contacting the Office 365 services that are using the previously entered credentials. The user will not… Read More »