Category: WinPE

OSD for Dell e7440 / e7240 – NIC Driver Problem / KMDF Update

The OS Deployment for the hardware models “Dell Latitude E7440” and “Dell Latitude E7240” is full of pitfalls. O.k., two things are a little bit special (I think the same will be for other hardware vendors):

  • NIC Driver from Dell Homepage not working
  • OSD error while installing drivers –> Kernel Mode Driver Framework (KMDF) Update needed (error: Windows installation cannot proceed. To install Windows click OK to restart the computer, and then restart the installation)

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Bitlocker Features in OSD of SCCM 2012 SP1 Beta

There are a few new Bitlocker features for the OS Deployment in SCCM 2012 SP1 Beta related to Windows 8.

In Windows 7, the encryption ot a volume takes several hours. Working in this time is lazy… With WinPE 3.0 it’s possible to activate Bitlocker BEFORE intalling the operating system –> it’s named “pre-provisioning”.

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