Batch script Search for string in registry key ,if found perform uninstallation

Last week,I was working on Intergraph application upgrade to latest version.Client has different versions of Intergraph and the removal of older versions is not straight forward like other applications using msiexec /x{ProductID} /qn. The command line is different for all these versions and I cannot put these command lines in one script and run on…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 Create device collection using the User Department attribute

  Recently ,I have got a request from the business unit manager on the reboot of computers due to patch management (applicable to Applications as well) .The Custom client device setting ‘ Display temporary notification to the user ' (shown below) set with 480 minutes across the enterprise workstations but specific department (ex: Engineering), not…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 How to clean software updates files only from client ccmcache folder

  There are many blog post online ,that discuss about Configuration manager client cache ,how it works, also many questions about content cleanup from ccmcache folder,cache size is increasing beyond the Cachesize limit etc. when you install Configuration manager client,by default it choose the cache location as %windir%\ccmcache with default size 5GB unless you explicitly…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 SSRS Report client policy request or Days Since Last Communication older for specific collection

  Being as SCCM Configmgr administrator,your primary aspect is to maintain health of your sccm clients for application deployment,software updates,inventory etc. Questions often come up in forums ,email list asking for ,list of computers not contacted the server since X days (25) or how do I know the clients who’s policy request is old or…
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…
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 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…