Monthly Archives: October 2012

Case of the Panasonic TOUGH Book Barcode Settings Failure

These devices are just a pleasure to build automated deployments for. Not. Many people just give up and use the OEM image. There are a few problems to contend with: #1 – Drivers & Utilities must be installed in correct … Continue reading

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Case of the CertUtil Import Refusing The Correct Password

A colleague advised me they were getting a “strange” error with cert util – it was advising password was incorrect on certificate import – despite being 100% sure they had the correct password – the password worked when importing cert … Continue reading

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Case of the Broken Linux Driver (Lenovo USB 2.0 Ethernet 10/100 dongle)

We had a customer that was in process of migrating from ZenWorks to SCCM and XP to Windows 7. However there was still XP out there being deployed through a ZenWorks 7 deployment solution. Instead of WinPE the solution is … Continue reading

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Case of the Triple Single Sign On Sign On Sign On

A customer still in Windows XP land was also still suffering along with IE6 … and with final mitigating issues preventing upgrade out of the way – off they went, on their merry way, to the wonderful modern world of … Continue reading

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