November, 2007

  • IE7 search providers and ConfigMgr RP

    I was doing some research/testing on IE7 search providers today and thought up a neat trick for quicker access to some common ConfigMgr reports. See Microsoft Support Article ID 918238 for some of the technical details on IE7 search providers. We strongly...
  • Quick restore from busted WinPE 2.0

    Possibly a random scenario, but I thought worth sharing. My specific instance was during a deployment to a Windows 2000 system. The deployment went fine until it got into WinPE 2.0, where it failed. However, rebooting the system would just restart into...
  • How to restore from the OS backup

    A customer requirement for a recent pilot project was to migrate user workstations to Vista for only a few weeks; we have to restore to the previous OS at the end of the pilot. There are other scenarios in which you'd need to restore a system using the...