How to Enable BitLocker on Existing Devices Using SCCM

All businesses want to protect their data to make sure it is safe from unauthorized users. A big part of this is to encrypt the disks of their devices using BitLocker. This can easily be done during OS installation for all new computers but it might be troublesome to enable bitlocker on existing devices. BitLocker can use multiple key information methods but in this case I will focus on TPM. TPM is a hardware component that is installed by the manufacturer and can be used to ensure that the computers has not been tampered with while the computer was powered…

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Application Catalog is still required when deployed as available for users

Background I was recently asked what the prerequsites was for deploying application to users as Available. It turns out the customer was interested in moving from Application Catalog to the new Software Center which in turn made them ask some questions. Previously in the Silverlight based Software Center users were unable to install applications that was Available to them. They had to open Application Catalog to see those applications. Solution It turns out that while you can install available applications through the new Software Center you still need Application Catalog installed and configured in ConfigMgr even though you don't have…

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PowerShell – Implicit remoting issue after Windows Update

Implicit remoting issue after Windows Update Today I discovered a problem on my computer when trying to connect to Exchange Online.I was about to add some mailbox permissions in Exchange Online when I was interrupted during the sign in process. Issue When running my script to connect to Exchange Online I was greeted by an error message instead of the usual information.I usually run my script, supply my credentials and continue happily. It looked like this: I was using this a few days ago without any problem so something must have happened recently.This means that it was unable to import the…

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Unable to apply image during build MDT2013 Update 1

In this post I will explain an issue with ZTIDiskpart that I ran into when trying to deploy Windows 10 with MDT 2013 Update 1. I had just installed MDT 2013 Update 1 along with ADK 10 and I created a brand new deployment share.My goal was to try creating a reference image for Windows 10 to prepare for deployment in my company and for my customers. The only changes I had made to the Task Sequence was to add a step that installed .NET 3.5 prior to running Windows Update.Updating the deployment share and creating the boot iso worked…

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