Disable Help Sticker Notifications

Version: Windows 8.1 Enterprise Upon logging into Windows 8.1 for the first time, a series of Help Sticker Notifications will appear to guide users with the new UI. This may be an unwanted setting if you’re trying to build a reference image. Below is a registry setting that can be added to a registry (*.reg) file…

Upgrading to R2 and MDT 2013 Part 7

Version: SCCM 2012 SP1 CU2 and MDT 2012 Update 1 (Upgrading to R2 and MDT 2013) Part 7 – Upgrading Clients Once all the backend changes are completed with the R2 and MDT 2013 upgrade, the final step is upgrading clients. The R2 client version is 5.00.7958.1000. Also, when applying the hotfix KB2910552, there are associating…

Upgrading to R2 and MDT 2013 Part 6

Version: SCCM 2012 SP1 CU2 and MDT 2012 Update 1 (Upgrading to R2 and MDT 2013) Part 6 – Create the MDT 2013 Toolkit Package In order to create an updated MDT package, create an MDT task sequence. In this example, I’ll simply choose the “Client Task Sequence” template.  Mid-way through the task sequence wizard, you will be prompted…

Upgrading to R2 and MDT 2013 Part 5

Version: SCCM 2012 SP1 CU2 and MDT 2012 Update 1 (Upgrading to R2 and MDT 2013) Part 5 – Create MDT 2013 Boot Images Both 32-bit and 64-bit MDT 2013 boot images can be  created from the CM console.  Under Software Library -> Operating Systems, right-click on Boot Images to select “Create Boot Image using MDT”. This screenshots show…