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Orphaned Deployments

I have been known to say “Group Policy comes without a this may be a career limiting configuration change you are about to make, are you sure!? message.” You can do a lot of things with GP that can cause... Read More

Deleting Orphaned Deployments

This may not be the best title for this post. Deleting Orphaned Deployments may be the solution, but it is surely not the problem. The technique described here is something that you can use in other situations where an... Read More

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Multiple Drives Causes a Deployment Error

My colleague Johan had lent his tablet to Mikael, another fellow Product Specialist, to evaluate for a few days.  When Mikael started to deploy Windows 8 to the tablet with Specops Deploy, he got the following error:  Failure (5456):... Read More

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Reinstalling a tablet in your domain

In this step-by-step guide, we’ll walk you through how to reinstall a tablet already joined in your domain. Domain joined tablet – step-by-step guide to reinstalling a tablet in your domain Open Specops OS Admin tool, right-click within drivers... Read More

Custom MDT Properties

There is a relatively new feature in Specops Deploy/OS that has proven to solve some interesting challenges. There have been a few posts related to the feature showing examples of how it can be used. You can find the... Read More

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NIC Configuration Error

Recently, I redeployed a few laptops with Specops Deploy and after boot up I got the following error: Once I hit OK, the computer rebooted into the same error. This unusual error is caused by the system booting into an... Read More

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PowerShell 002

Another day-in-the-lifetype post. We have all been there; systems engineers, developers, hobbyists, tinkers or the like finding ourselves troubleshooting network issues. And the first thing we do? Anyone? PING. Right? We all head to PING or IPConfig or some... Read More

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Press release: Specops Deploy enables mobile workforce

Specops Deploy 5.0 supports UEFI and Windows 8.1 Mobile workforce can access PC software One deployment solution for Windows XP to Windows 8.1 Stockholm, Sweden –  February 4, 2014. Specops Software announced today the release of Specops Deploy 5.0... Read More