Setup a SCCM Technical Preview lab server in Azure

To get an idea of what is going to be in the next SCCM CB, it is a good idea to setup a SCCM TP lab. You can do that in Azure and here is how. This is a quick and dirty SCCM TP lab just to get an idea what new features might be in the next release.
So I have not created any client for deployment. If you want a bigger lab, then you can see this article: read more

Speed up first login on Windows 10

I work in a place where we have a lot of kiosk pc’s and pc’s that people can borrow. This mean that it is a first logon (almost) every time someone is logging in to Windows. The first logon time is not very fast in Windows 10, in fact it is very slow. There are some thing that you can do to speed up the first login time. read more

UEFI check in task sequence

In this post I will show you have to create 3 steps in your task sequence that checks if the computer is running UEFI. This is useful if you are installing Windows 10 and want to make sure the UEFI is enabled. The check is running at the start of the task sequence, so it doesn’t format the disk if the BIOS setting is not UEFI. This means that you can boot the Pc with the old installation if the check fails. If you want to semi automate the switch from BIOS to UEFI, see this post. 1E have a fully automated process and you can get more information here. Nickolai Andersen have a blog post where he automate the switch on Dell computers. Thanks to the blog post on Garytown for the inspiration. read more