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Unable to update deployment share for Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010

Q: Unable to update deployment share for Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010

I'm attempting to use the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 to deploy Windows 7.  When I attempt to update the deployment share, I get the following message: "Unable to mount the WIM, so the update process cannot continue."Not surprisingly the boot folders do not have the proper files created for the Win PE (which is the goal of updating the deployment share).

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A: Unable to update deployment share for Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010

Pulled this from the help docsFailure to Update WIM Files   
In a ?simple? environment:
·         For Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008, MDT 2010 locates WIMGAPI.DLL in C:\Program Files\Windows Imaging, which should be in the system PATH. The WIMGAPI.DLL should not reside in C:\Windows\system32: It will be present in the C:\Program Files\Windows AIK directory tree, but MDT 2010 rarely uses it from that location.
·         For Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008, MDT 2010 typically picks up WIMGAPI.DLL from C:\Windows\system32 (always in the path). The version of this WIMGAPI.DLL must match the version (build) of the operating system.
·         On a 64-bit operating system, MDT 2010 always uses the x64 WIMGAPI.DLL file; only that file should be in the system PATH. On a 32-bit operating system, MDT 2010 always uses the x86 WIMGAPI.DLL file; only that file should be in the system PATH. (Other products, such as System Center Configuration Manager, use the 32-bit version of WIMGAPI.DLL, even on a 64-bit operating system, but they manage and install that version.)
Problem: When attempting to update a deployment share, the user will be informed that the mounting of one or more .wim files did not succeed.
Possible Solution: Open a Command Prompt window and run where WIMGAPI.DLL. For the first entry in the list (the first location found by searching the path), ensure that the Version property matches the build of the Windows Automated Installation Kit (Windows AIK) that is installed. On Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 machines, ensure that the property also matches the operating system build number.
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A connection to the deployment share ... could not be made. The deployment will not proceed. Connection OK. Possible cause: invalid credentials.
PLEASE help me. I really don't know what to do anymore... Let's say I'm desperate. It is the correct Name and also correct map, afterwords I made myself a deploymentshare map and it also didn't work. Tried the $ --> didn't worked... WTF is wrong :(
I tried the administrator account, a self made account. Tried domainname\account
Nothing worked...
I'm using vm workstation.
Deploying from a virtual server to a virtual client...
Pleas help me, it is a little urgent... I really don't know what's wrong...
Greets Timothy

A:A connection to the deployment share could not be made. The deployment will not proceed. ?? Help me pleas :(

Resolved the problems !
It was the bloody firewall! probably it is resolved in a new update but I didn't installed any updates because in belgium we have still a download limit. :)
Thanks for all the help of you and the time you spended on my issue!
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I have a friend with the following issue (his description):
PXE-E79: nbp is too big to fit in free base memory

Creating a LTI using MDT/WDS. Currently I am trying to deploy Windows 7 onto a referance PC. I cannot avoid getting this error message from every machine I try PXE booting from, "pxe-e79 nbp is too big to fit in free base memory." Has anyone seen this before? I am currently using MDT 2012. The client machine's have 4 - 8 GB's RAM. My LightTouchPE_64.WIM file is about 1001MB. Can someone please shine some light on what could possibly be happening here?? Also, I have rebuilt this 3 times on my Win 7 workstation and once on my VM Server '08 R2 all with same results...Any help would be GREATLY appreciated!

It's driving us crazy. Any suggestions or even just ideas of where to look? Thanks in advance!

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I'm looking for all drivers including Intel graphics, SSD to be uploaded to MDT. Can anyone help? TIA

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I am just checking out the S Deployment Toolkit and couldn't find a clear answer yet whether I can also deploy/rollout without a Windows Server OS. My plan is to rollout from Windows 7 Pro to Windows 7 Pro systems.

Is this possible?

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I have MDT 2010 setup and am in the process of setting up a 2nd share, I created the share with no issues, and created the "link" without issues as weel. I am now trying to get the linked share to replicate, and am getting an error that the "everything" profile is not valid, when it does exist on the new share. I even tried creating a new profile and setting it to that one, still get the exact same error. Has anyone else seen this?

A:MDT 2010 linked deployment share issue

Figured it out, if this ever happens to you, delete and re-create the 2nd share (the one you want to replicate too) then re-create the link and update. Something must have gotten corrupted.

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ok so im still learning and java confuses me. I see I have the java deployment toolkit and now should I be deleting older versions of this and where would I locate it to do so. All the java/adobe/sun micro systems jre type stuff is there an easy way to manage these updates and delete the old versions?

A:Java Deployment toolkit

To uninstall all previous versions : http://www.java.com/en/download/help/uninstall_java.xml.Then go here: http://www.java.com/en/download/index.jsp. From then on java will advise you when a new version is available.

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okay...so in my firefox plugin's I found this one and it says that it is vulnerable and to use with caution.  I can't find it to delete it.  It does have the option to disable  in firefox tools but as soon as I restart my computer....I have to disable again...would like to get rid of it altogether.   I went to control panel and deleted java altogether and after doing so all my other java plugins were gone but this one remains as the only one....Is this a cause for concern.. I can't find any java in my programs list...don't know where this toolkit could be located  ( I was going to delete all java plugins and reinstale the latest version from oracle... don't know very much about java and what it is for?

A:java deployment toolkit 6.0.370.6 6.0.370.6 ?

Hello Lets run these and see hw it is.

This article will help you install or update your JRE and get it working in Firefox
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Checkmark the following checkboxes:
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Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.
Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.
Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop. %5BLIST%5D Important!! When you save the mbam-setup file, rename it to something random (such as 123abc.exe) before beginning the download.Double-click on the renamed file to install, then follow these instructionsfor doing a Quick Scan in normal mode.[/list] %5BLIST%5D Don't forget to check for database definition updates through the program's interface (preferable method) before scanning.If you cannot update Malwarebytes or use the Internet to download any files to the infected computer, manually update the database by following the instructions in FAQ Section A: 4. Issues[/list] Malwarebytes may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs tha... Read more

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Pop-up said, "Firefox has determined that the following add-ons are known to cause stability or security problems.

JAVA Deployment toolkit 6.0.190/4 6.0/190.4

For your protection, it is highly recommended that you restart with these add-ons disabled."

I have 3 JAVAs and none are named "deployment toolkit". Have java.exe, javaw.exe, javaws.exe.

If this is a problem/threat, how do I solve it?

Thank you ST

A:Solved: JAVA Deployment toolkit 6.0.190/4 6.0/190.4

You sure you install the right Java?


Look and there are the "Java SE Development Kit" versions also.

You want "Java Platform, Standard Edition", JDK 6 Update 20, (JRE).

Note: To develop Java applications and applets, you need the JDK (Java Development Kit), which includes the JRE.

So you want Download JRE

Get the JavaRa to help you uninstall the java and clean things up. Then install the Download JRE

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Security researcher Tavis Ormandy has uncovered and publicized a serious flaw in the Java Web Start plugin which allows for arbitrary code execution in any browser that has the plugin installed. The vulnerability has been confirmed to affect Windows and may also affect Linux.Oracle, which recently acquired Sun Microsystems, the developer of Java, does not seem to believe the flaw is serious enough to patch it immediately. According to Mr. Ormandy, when he advised Oracle/Sun of the flaw they responded that they "do not consider this vulnerability to be of high enough priority to break their quarterly patch cycle."The vulnerable plugins are identified as the Java Deployment Toolkit ActiveX control in Internet Explorer and NPAPI in Mozilla Firefox.Further reading:The Register articleFull Disclosure advisory

A:Critical Vulnerability In Java Deployment Toolkit

Computerworld - Oracle today patched a critical Java vulnerability that is being exploited by hackers to install malicious software.The security update to Java SE 6 Update 20 patches a bug disclosed last Friday by Google security researcher Tavis Ormandy, who spelled out how attackers could run unauthorized Java programs on a victim's machine by using a feature designed to let developers distribute their software. Only systems running Windows are at risk.Oracle's patch appears quick and dirty, Ormandy said. "They've completely removed the vulnerable feature, literally replaced with 'return 0,'" he said on Twitter.http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/917...ero_day_attacksUpdate now! http://www.calendarofupdates.com/updates/i...;event_id=69663

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Hi all,
I have added a new set of drivers (Latitude E5570) to the deployment workbench. After importing the drivers I ran the update deployment share.

However when I try to start the Deployment on a workstation (via USB flash drive) I'm receiving an error that states "A connection to the deployment share could not be made. Connection OK. Possible cause: invalid credentials.

If I image any other workstation that already have drivers (HP/Dell) in the deployment workbench, the image installs with no issues.

If I'm missing any details please let me know, and any help will be appreciated.

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Mozilla has added the Java Deployment Toolkit plugin to their list of blocked plugins. This comes in response to a proof of concept attack in the plugin by Tavis Ormandy, the same researcher who disclosed a vulnerability in the Java Webstart plugin two weeks ago. That vulnerability caused Oracle to release an emergency patch.The move, applied through the open source outfit's Plugin Check feature, is intended to protect Firefox fans from a recently discovered security flaw affecting the Java Deployment Toolkit on multiple flavours of Firefox. - The RegisterBugzilla EntrySecurity Vulnerability Disclosure from Full Disclosure

A:Mozilla Blocks Java Deployment Toolkit Plugin

Thanks Andrew. I have read all that you posted. I'm not sure what to do so I will leave things as they are. If I'm wrong do nothing please get back.

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Although Norton AV seems to have block this attempt over the past couple of days, I wanted to verify there is no malicious activity running on my computer. Outside of some random sluggishness and an occasional spike in network activity, my PC runs fairly well with no complaints. However, I'm new to BleepingComputer.com and wanted to run through the process of posting logs and insuring my computer is free of malicious activity.

The interesting thing about this attack is that is resulting from going to http://www.msnbc.msn.com. Any help here is greatly appreciated.
DDS (Ver_10-10-21.02) - NTFSx86
Run by main at 15:31:29.56 on Fri 10/29/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_22
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.2037.911 [GMT -4:00]
============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
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C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
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A:MSIE Java Deployment Toolkit Input Invalidation

Hello , And to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.The cleaning process is not instant. Logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me. I know that you need your computer working as quickly as possible, and I will work hard to help see that happen. Please reply using the Add/Reply button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.Unfortunately, if I do not hear back from you within 5 days, I will be forced to close your topic. If you still need help after I have closed your topic, send me or a moderator a personal message with the address of the thread or feel free to create a new one.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown here.-----------------------------------------------------------If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you... Read more

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I've been running disk and system maintenance on my computer, and sfc found some corruption it couldn't repair. It looks like it's .NET framework 4 that has the errors, so I uninstalled it and its updates, then reinstalled it and updated it, but the problem remains. Since that didn't solve it, I'm not sure if that's where the problem is or what to do about it. Anyone know which files I need to look at before I resort to doing an upgrade/repair installation?

2011-08-02 11:35:11, Info CSI 000002e3 [SR] Cannot verify component files for Microsoft-Windows-NetFx4-Shared-Deployment, Version = 6.2.7600.16513, pA = PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE_IA32_ON_WIN64 (10), Culture neutral, VersionScope = 1 nonSxS, PublicKeyToken = {l:8 b:31bf3856ad364e35}, Type neutral, TypeName neutral, PublicKey neutral, manifest is damaged (TRUE)

A:SFC unable to repair Microsoft-Windows-NetFx4-Shared-Deployment


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What version of the certificate updates should I deploy for Windows 7 using SCCM 2012R2, is there any documentation for the process?

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I am a network administrator using MDT 2013 to roll out Windows 8.1 machines to my organization.  The process is working well.  The issue I'm having is that after the machine is imaged, each user that logs into the machine and tries to use a webpage
in IE 11 that utilizes DOM storage doesn't work as expected.  The Developer Tools indicate that there is a "SCRIPT5: Access is Denied" on a line that tries to store something in the 'localStorage' object via JavaScript.  This page
will work on other browsers, and on other Windows 8.1 computers that are running IE11 with the same internet options set.  After googling, I found this page: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/ie/en-US/066767a5-f9d5-45f4-95cf-dcd0ff030090/script5-access-is-denied-error-when-accessing-web-sites-using-localstorage
and this one: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/forum/ie10-windows_7/ie10-script5-access-is-denied/e87bdb30-7f2a-4510-bfa3-a22b995f777b Which both point to a problem with the %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\ folder not having correct Integrity settings. 

I had to use Process Monitor to determine where the computer was attempting to create the DOMStorage folder, because it wasn't in %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStore, like the linked articles indicated, but rather in %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Microsoft\Windows\AppCache.

Troubleshooting this with icacls, I see that the correct line appears on the 'Lo... Read more

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Hi everybody,I'm facing to a problem of deploy, I have successfuly installed my Deployment Server and it's working fine for deploying Image on our compagny L440 and x131e. But when I try to deploy on L460, I see this error message saying: A connection to the deployment share could not be made ....I have downloaded drivers package from the SCCM pack drivers provided by lenovo on this link (https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles/tp_l460_w764_201601.exe) but still not working with L460.Note that It is working fine with L440 and x131e.Anybody have seen this problem also or if someone have any solution for me ? please, I really need this be done on our compagny.Thanks and best regards,

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A:L460: Unable to deploy Windows 7 using MDT2013/WDS on L460, A connection to the deployment share...

That device ID is for the Intel I219-V ethernet card, so that driver seems to be missing from the package. Are you able to add just the LAN driver manually?

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Hello there.I am very new to MDT 2010, so please take it easy.I was running the RC and managed to successfully build a test Win7 image from a Reference machine. I did this by deploying the standard Enterprise image, but rather than 'capture' it straight after, I did some test tweeking to the image, as this is what our company requires. Once happy, from the reference machine, I opened up the "litetouch.vbs" script from the DeploymentShare$\Scripts and invoked a 'sysprep and capture' task I had previous created. This ran perfectly, created my custom OS back to the server and I was then able to deploy it to my test target.OK - so I was quite excited by all this - so far, so good.Yesterday, I installed the new 'final release' of MDT 2010 and I spent some more time on my reference machine, making sure it was 'perfect' as a base release.Once happy, I browsed back the DeploymentShare$ to run "litetouch.vbs" and although the wizard does start, allowing me to choose a Task Sequence and take me through credentials - at the end of the wizard, it just ends - no job is started.Sometimes when I run the .vbs, I get a 'wizard error' popup ...  "A connection to the deployment share () could not be made. The deployment will not proceed".Things I have done: rebooted both client and server. Recreated the 'sysprep and capture' job. Updated the MDT.Can anyone help?

A:a connection to the deployment share could not be made.

I hit this problem yesterday with two Dell PCs. I use MDT 2010.
The error message was totally off...
The problem in BOTH cases was caused by bad local hard drives. Diskpart's "clean" fixed the problem.

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Upon arriving at work today, our MDT server no longer runs install TS' on pcs. After logging on to the server I discovered that the deployment share has been messed up somehow- trying to connect to it shows an error message reading:
"The deployment share 'sharename and path' cannot be opened because it was created with a later version of Microsoft Deployment Toolkit. The version of the deployment share is 6.0.2223.0 while the current version is 5.1.1642.1"

Now I know that I haven't done any updates on the share, and there is another share that is still working on the same server, so I am stumped as to why this has happened! We cannot deploy computers until this is resolved, and I can't see to find any information
on it from my research.

Anyone ever seen this?

Edit: I've realized that version 6.0.2223.0 is MDT 2012, which we don't use. First of all- how is this possible? Second, can I upgrade to 2012 and preserve my existing deployment shares?

A:MDT Deployment Share version error

Upgrading the entire console to MDT 2012 and adding the (accidentally) upgraded deployment share seems to have got it back up and running- the OSD TS is currently testing this. I had to also upgrade the second deployment share in order to use it on MDT 2012,
but that went through without a hitch.

Still dumbfounded as to why this happened, or how a DS could be upgraded without the console itself actually upgrading. Luckily, the audit log also showed who did it :)

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I would like to have a solution for the issue I am facing with Lenovo T460s.
any Ideas please as I have totally failed to deploy this machine. Changed a couple of BIOS Settings but all in Vain

Thank you

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Hi All,
We've had a reference build for Windows 7 to capture up and running for years, no problems. We've not changed anything I can think of in this build for a good while. We generate a new baseline image every few months, installing all the latest patches in
it so it's patched before being installed in production. For years all so far so good!
Since the last time we did it, we're now getting it failing to install the apps (all hosted on a share on the same server as the deployment share), it quickly became obvious that the issue is when we're trying to connect to the server that hosts the deployment
and app shares we're now being prompted for credentials which we didn't used to.
To make it more interesting we look after another infrastructure, and the Windows 7 reference build there is still fine...
Any ideas?

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Hey all,

I've now got the need to upgrade all workstations from Office 2007 to Office 2010.

I've read through TechNet posts and see that i can edit the config.xml file, but i'm not too good with editing stuff from scratch, i'm easier to make use of a template and change the variables.

Can anybody guide me in the right path?

Ideally, someone could have a HTML page where you enter all the details and it provides a config.xml file at the end - anybody know of something similiar?

Thanks guys!

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Hey there. I'm very new to MDT and to IT in general and I might need some help here
I was imaging a Dell Latitude E7440 with Windows 7 OS using MDT 2013. It runs Lite touch installation, drivers, etc. and progresses to phase 2 with the error message:

A connection to the deployment share could not be made.
DHCP Lease was not obtained for any Networking device! Possible cause: Check physical connection
Retry: Try again to connect to the deployment share.
Cancel: Give up, cancelling any in-progress task sequence.

Any help on this?

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Hey there. I'm very new to MDT and to IT in general and I might need some help here
I was imaging a Dell Latitude E7440 with Windows 7 OS using MDT 2013. It runs Lite touch installation, drivers, etc. and progresses to phase 2 with the error message:

A connection to the deployment share could not be made.
DHCP Lease was not obtained for any Networking device! Possible cause: Check physical connection
Retry: Try again to connect to the deployment share.
Cancel: Give up, cancelling any in-progress task sequence.

Any help on this?

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Was wondering if anyone knew of anywhere with detailed steps on how they setup an AutoCAD deployment for a school network?

A:AutoCAD 2010 School Deployment

I'm assuming you have already seen this?http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/ps/it...;linkID=9240617

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I am trying to set up a MDT Deployment that will install Win 7 and MS Office 2010. With the Win 7 install I am able to have the system ask for the Windows Key after the install has completed. I would like to do the same for MS Office. I am going to be using this deployment tool for every new computer we get going forward and don't want to have to update my deployment every time I run one. I simply would like to deploy the image and then enter the Product key and activate it. Is this possible?

A:Installing MS Office 2010 via MDT image Deployment with out Prod Key

Is what I am wanting to do even possible?

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Error screen:

We are getting this error prompt after windows 7 OS TS completion during first boot of the laptop .Also laptop not installed with NIC & bluetooth drivers.<o:p></o:p>
Issue is only in a single site laptops in which Imaging worked perfectly until last week.i have found only below errors in BDD.log and setupact.log<o:p></o:p>

i have gone through some solution in msforum link below which says to add sleep time in litetouch.wsf file but unfortunately i cannot test that script changesin my environment


Is issue really from DHCP or MDT 2013 bug ? if its MDT bug then the above sleep time update will really work .Seeking your help to understand and to isolate this issue better.<o:p></o:p>


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Hi all,
When I try to deploy a Windows 7 machine in a VM ware using MDT I am getting the below error.
"Windows could not parse or process unattended answer file for pass.. The answer file is invalid."
Please help me out on this..

A:Microsoft Deployment Tool

Please post your question in MDT forums : 
Arnav Sharma | http://arnavsharma.net/ Please remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading
the thread.

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We are using a virtually server and cannot add any software at the Exchange server level. We have office in the US and Canada.

Our PC's are running Windows XP with Outlook 2010. We would like Outlook to send / respond to e-mails that are assigned to the Canadian Contacts category, or that have a .ca extension to their e-mail addresses with a separate signature (Canadian Address info) than the standard one.

Templates rules simply send a blank e-mail with the proper signature (Does not allow us to type anything before sending) so that didn't work. The only custom action we could perform would require purchasing 3rd party software to accomplish this. We are considering this.

The other option seems to be writing a script to perform this action but we have no idea how to accomplish this. Should we attempt ourselves or hire a coder?

Any feedback in solving this issue is most appreciated. Thanks.

A:Solved: Creating a Rule in Outlook 2010 for signature deployment

The Outlook object model has an event called ItemSend that is fired when you attempt to send the email. You just need to add some logic to grab the email addresses from the .To field and if it contains the format or string you are looking for you can add the signature programatically.

Google Outlook ItemSend for more info and and also take a look at the link below that explains how to add the signature using VBA.



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Deployment Guide for the Microsoft Enterprise Learning Library version 2.0.

System Requirements

Please replace this text with requirements like:
- 600 kb required disc space to download, install and operate
- Winzip and Adobe Acrobat Reader required

Operating System - Windows 95 & 98, NT 4.0 & 2000, Windows Me, Win XP



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While I wait for testing results to come back from our operations group, I'm curious if the collective has an a definitive answer on this Q:
After updating ATA Center to Update 1, will the gateways be able to remotely update (via the center) or will we need to distribute a LWGW "interactive install package" as was needed for the original agent deployment?  We have a large number
of devices that need to be updated immediately after ATA Center is completed and are trying to plan accordingly.  The logistics are challenging.
Thanks in advance. - Chris

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This whitepaper describes how to configure RSA ACE/Server to provide a secure authentication solution for VPN and Windows XP 802.1X wireless clients running Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 with the PEAP QFE installed. This is accomplished by using Internet Authentication Service (IAS) with any Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) standard–compatible virtual private network (VPN) server or Protected EAP (PEAP)-compatible wireless access point.
System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003

Microsoft Word or Word Viewer.




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The Microsoft® Operations Manager 2000 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Deployment Guide provides step-by-step instructions for deploying MOM SP1 in an enterprise environment, including the installation and configuration of MOM SP1 components

System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

To view the document, you need Microsoft Word



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I've recently setup and configured a deployment share using "MDT 2010 Update 1", although recently I discovered that after deploying "Windows 8 Enterprise" and creating a new user account with administrative privileges, the new user account does not display the "run as administrator" option the right-click menu, any ideas as to why this is occurring?

Please note, I haven't confirmed if this same issue occurs with other deployed operating systems yet.

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We are deploying Windows 10 to Elitebook 1040G3 notebooks and will be applying replicated setup for applying a BIOS password. enabling UEFI Secure Boot and enabling TPM.  We also need to update the BIOS to the latest verison.We will be deploying the OS using MDT and need to automate it. We currently use SSM during the operating system deployment task sequence to add drivers, but it doesn't upgrade the BIOS.  How can we add the BIOS software and upgrade the BIOS when the BIOS is password protected?Should we use SSM for updating the BIOS or a separate BIOS utility and how?

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The Microsoft® Operations Manager 2000 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Deployment Guide provides step-by-step instructions for deploying MOM SP1 in an enterprise environment, including the installation and configuration of MOM SP1 components.

System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

To view the document, you need Microsoft Word




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Not really sure where to post this question so if there's a better forum just let me know.
We bought a new HP Color LaserJet Pro M452dn printer and I set it up today.  Installed it on my printer server and set it to deploy using group policy.  Seems to be working fine on our Windows 7 desktops but I have a Windows 8.1 workstation and
it isn't deploying.
Since it is the day after patch Tuesday I decided to run Windows Updates and interestingly enough the printer shows up as an Important Update.  Ok, so I tell it to install but it fails with an error code of 80070490.
Searched for help with that error found a few suggestions, running sfc and dism, but so far none of that has helped.  I also tried deleting the port thinking since I had used it in the past it may need to recreate it, didn't help.
So I'm stumped, I've rebooted the computer dozens of times, even turned it off for a while, no help.  I even manually installed the printer to see if having the drivers pre-loaded would help but it didn't.
Any suggestions?  Anyone run into this issue before?
Thanks in advance,

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If I have a reference image that I capture through a regular sysprep & capture task sequence, how do I update my deployment task sequence to reflect this updated reference image once it has been captured? I would prefer not to have to recreate the deployment
task sequence as the current one has several customizations that I would have to redo. When I try to change the OS in the "Install Operating System" step in the sequence to point to the updated image, the deployment will fail with a message such
as: Windows could not parse or process the unattend answer file for pass [specialize]
I don't know how to tell if this is a problem with the unattend file itself or having something to do with changing the deploying operating system in the task sequence.

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The resolution for the tablet after the OS is installed is fine and set to the correct resolution automatically.
However, the initial setup screens in the MDT Wizard pages are not.  I have to manually resize all the dialog boxes on each screen and even after manually sizing using the trackpad, only the edges of the buttons are accessible and the text and radio
buttons are almost unreadable.  So, I can barely select options or  click next to move to the next screen,
Is there a fix for the wizard screens?

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i need to capture image with VMWare Sata Drivers, i have created deployment share for capture but last step executing sysprep it got stopped and its giveing me following error :
Litetouch deployment failed(Err);- 21447024894 0x80070002: Test for cloneTag  in Registry to verify sysprep completed-unable to open ragistry key "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\Setup\CloneTag" for reading
Failure(6191): Test for cloneTag in registry to verify sysperp completed.-unable to open registry key "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\Setup\CloneTag" for reading Lite Touch Deployment failed, return code= -2147467259 0x80004005
Failed to run the action :Execute Sysprep.
Unknown Error(Error: 0000182f;Source:unknown)
The Execution of the last action: Execute Sysprep. Execution of task sequence failed.
Task Sequnce engine failed! Code: enExecutionFail
I am using Windows XP Sp3 Source OS and MDT2010.
Please suggest me any  solution..Md.Waseem

A:Litetouch deployment failed(Err);- 21447024894 0x80070002: Test for cloneTag in Registry to verify sysprep completed-unable to open ragistry key

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I'm looking for some kind of "official" Microsoft documentation or TechNet article explaining the proper process for injecting Windows Updates / Hotfixes into a Windows WIM image to allow me to deploy a version of windows that already has all (or at least
most) of the current windows updates.
Does anyone know if such a document exists? Or perhaps someone from Microsoft can respond to this post with some well documented steps on how I would accomplish this?

A:Windows Update / Hotfix Injection into Windows 7 WIM image for Deployment

WSUS Offline Tool

Download the WSUS Offline Tool and extract to another working directory, e.g. "C:\wsusoffline"
Run the "UpdateGenerator.exe" tool.
Select the version of Windows you wish to update, e.g. "x64 Global" under the Windows 7 category.
Optionally select to use a WSUS server on your local network with the "WSUS..." button.

Press the "Start" button. A command window will appear displaying the progress of the utility. The updates are downloaded to the "./client/w61-x64/glb" directory within the "wsusoffline"
The Windows 7 Media

Download the Windows Automated Installation Kit for Windows 7 and
install. This will allow you to obtain the "DISM.exe" command line utility that is needed.
Extract all files from the Windows 7 media. Store these files in a working directory, e.g. "C:\Win7_x64_Ent_Source"
Create a temp directory that will be used to mount the WIM image to in order to manipulate the files, e.g. "C:\Win7_x64_Ent_WIM"
Open an elevated command prompt.
Run the follow command to mount the WIM file:

dism /mount-wim /wimfile:C:\Win7_x64_Ent_Source\sources\install.wim /mountdir:C:\Win7_x64_Ent_WIM /index:1

You can determine the index number of the image you need to mount by running the "dism /get-wiminfo" command.

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(do any of you have any experience using group policy to deploy service packs? i would like to automatically push out sp 4. i am currently using the microsoft software update services to automatically push out the critical updates. i actually ran into a problem with that as well. if i edit the default domain policy, my updates are pushed out. if i try to only apply it to a given ou, the updates are not pushed out. has anyone had this problem?

i ran across this link:

Windows 2000/XP SP Deployment

i don't have a test environment as such to test this first so i would like some feedback before i go forward with this.

thank you kindly in advance!)


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hi guys
I need a software that can be installed on one pc or server that can automatic deploy standardapp. to other pc on the network.
Can someone help me with this.


doe anybody know a software for the deployment of windos and software

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i'm looking to find out the best tool to use in order to automatically deploy windwows xp / 7 onto our Dell based workstations

also looking for appropriate software for application deployment and patch management to these PC's

can you help with any recommendations?

A:PC Deployment

You need to create a WSUS server

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Hi Guys,

Just a quick question. Is there anyway I can specify a serial number when deploying a package via GPO? Its getting a bit tedious deploying the software then having to input the serial number 60 times :S


A:GPO deployment

Use a program like nLite to create an installation package to which you can incorporate the Serial Number and any number of tweaks. This works pretty much the same way as a Sysprep install.

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