How to Upgrade Download Windows 10 ISO files

Microsoft has released official Windows 10 to the world (190 countries) today (Jul 29,2015) which is now available to perform clean installation (In Place) or you can download ISO using tool called media creation tool for both 32bit and 64bit to perform on other computers.If you haven't got notification via windows update about free upgrade(which…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 SSRS Report How to check content is used in what task sequences before cleanup using Cascading Parameters

Recently I was doing some content cleanup (mainly for images) in Configmgr 2012 R2 .I have found lot a images for each OS (windows 7,Windows 8 and Windows 8.1) with different versions ,especially for windows 10 .Before I delete ,I was looking for some default report to check if any of these old versions are…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 How to make CMtrace tool as default log viewer for reading .log files for all users

  This post is pending since long and finally has come out. CMtrace.exe (Configmgr guys favorite tool) is  log file viewer which is friendly ,lot more easier to files with .log extension .To know more about about cmtrace log and its benefits,  read Garth post here . This tool can be downloaded from Configuration manager…
Windows 10 Insider preview build 10158 with Edge browser for PC’s is available via fast ring

  Yesterday (June 29,2015) Microsoft released new build version (10158) for windows 10 insider preview (for PC’s)  which bring lot of new features ,improvements and bug fixes.One of the main feature is Microsoft Edge browser. what is included/updated in this build ? Microsoft Edge General UX improvements and refinement Updates to Cortana Cortana integration with…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 How to Extract information from XML file stored in SQL DB for application properties

  Last week,I was working on request to get the application information which includes Application Name ,Deployment Type ,Content location,Command lines (install and uninstall),what type of deployment is it,detection type,user requirement  and other information. Since there are no default reports to get this kind of information ,you must consider writing new SQL/SSRS report else go…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 Report Application Deployment results for specific application for specific OU

Started rolling out MS office 2013 to Users few weeks ago.For this ,created collection to get computers with MS office 2010 ,created application for MS office 2013 upgrade and deploy to collection .This collection consists of computers from different departments,business units etc. Colleague of mine asked me if there is way to get report for…
List of SCCM Configmgr Technical Preview Default reports

Exploring the recently released Configuration manager Tech preview (60 days evolution ) by Microsoft in my lab.It has got some nice features like Management rotation,Auto Client upgrade to collection,OSD and other things. I was looking at reports what has been added extra compared to Configuration manager 2012 R2 CU4 (this my present CM level). Configmgr…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 R2 Cumulative Update 5 is available for Download

During the Ignite 2015,Microsoft announced about service packs for SCCM Configmgr 2012 (will be released during next week) also about Configmgr technical preview(A 60 days evaluation is already out for public) . Today ,Microsoft released another Cumulative Update 5 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and is ready for Download. This update replaces Previously…