Windows 10 ADK Version History

Benoit LecoursSCCM6 Comments

Every time I’m starting a new Windows 10 deployment project, I need to know which Windows 10 ADK is installed on a server to use with MDT or SCCM. The Windows 10 ADK (Assessment and Deployment Kit) has the tools you need to customize Windows images for large-scale deployment, and to test the quality and performance of the system, the added components, and the applications running on the system. How to find your Windows 10 ADK Version In Program and Features, all Windows 10 ADK are referred as Windows Assessment and Deployment Kits – Windows 10. The only element that defers is the build … Read More

Step-by-Step SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 CU3 Installation Guide

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Cumulative Update 3 (CU3) for SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 and SCCM 2012 SP2 is now available. This post is a complete step-by-step SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 CU3 Installation guide. If you’re looking for a complete SCCM 2012 installation guide, see our blog series which covers it all. Installing SCCM cumulative updates is very important to your infrastructure. It fix lots of issues, which some of them are important. Microsoft recommends installing Cumulative Updates if you are affected by a resolved issues. If you are not on SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 or SCCM 2012 SP2, the latest CU is Cumulative Update 5. If you … Read More

Change Windows Edition from Enterprise to Professional

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Windows 10 is coming out tomorrow. You want to install the latest Windows version to have the new OS features but you found out that one of your computer is running Windows 8 Enterprise edition which is not covered by the free Windows 10 upgrade. If you don’t need the Enterprise features, you can decided to downgrade your Windows 8.1 Enterprise edition to Windows 8.1 Pro to have the free upgrade to Windows 10. This post will show you how to downgrade / change Windows edition from Enterprise to Professional in a couple of steps. This procedure works for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 and you won’t need to reinstall your … Read More

How to maximize the use of Asset Intelligence with Labels

Nicolas PilonAsset Intelligence, SCCM6 Comments

Asset Intelligence is a feature in Configuration Manager that allows to identify and manage the inventoried software of your environment. It’s populated by the hardware inventory scan on each client. The catalog contains data about inventoried software and 5 labels can be defined to standardize product name or any useful information in your catalog. Software’s developers are not always following a standard name for their own products. Consequently, the data quality for software reports will be better. In this post, we will show how you can maximize the use of custom labels in Asset Intelligence. We will use Office Visio as an example … Read More

SCCM Version Numbers and Cumulative Update List

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**Updated 2017/06/08** Here’s a list of SCCM 2012 version numbers, build numbers and cumulative updates since the SCCM 2012 RTM release. Cumulative updates are cumulative, meaning that the latest one includes the previous one. (Ex: You don’t need to apply CU1 if you plan to install CU2) Once you apply a cumulative update, your SCCM 2012 version on the site server itself will not change. The site server will show the latest major SCCM release (RTM,SP1,R2). However the new SCCM 2012 version numbers will show on your Consoles and Clients. How to get your SCCM 2012 version number SCCM Reports Client … Read More