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CM 2012 SP1 CU3

Add Network Driver To A Bootimage

At the moment I am training an employee at a client to get more familiar with Configuration Manager task sequences and we ran into the following problem. When we PXE booted a new model of hardware (a laptop) the machine could not connect to the network and therefor did not get the task sequence. Offcourse for purpose of training this was a good thing… something going wrong 🙂 First we had to find out that the machine did not get a ip address and when we knew we needed to solve it. It was clear that the network driver for the new model was not available within the bootimage. The next step was to import the driver and add it to the bootimage used…. and go for it again. Unfortunately no success, still no network and no image deployment. Maybe the wrong driver? Or something else. Together we discussed the…

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Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 CU3

Cu3 for ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 has been released, so I immediately thought I should test installation in my testlab environment. As a matter of fact I want to implement it next week in the project I am working on if all goes well. Information about the things that new and that are fixed can be found at the following link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2882125 and you can request the hotfix there as well. Installation is similar to the previous cumulative update, with the same installation to go through. I added 2 screenshots of the installation below. This screenshot shows you where to apply the update and it will create packages that you can deploy to the clients, console machines or site systems. The second screenshot shows that the installation was a success and you can reboot your server to finish. After the patch has been applied to a client the client version will be 5.00.7804.1400 as you can see…

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