Changes to Windows 10 Task Sequences 01/12/17 – Complete

This work is now complete.

Further to the advertised changes, the other alterations were made:

Provisioning and Imaging Task Sequences

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection installer updated to version 14 RU1.

Imaging Task Sequence

  • Fixed a problem in the model identification script that caused Task Sequence failures in some situations.

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The Windows 10 In-Place Upgrade, Provisioning and Imaging Task Sequences will be updated on Friday 1st December during the Task Sequence at risk period. It is therefore recommended that you do not attempt to carry out any Windows 10 installations or upgrades at this time.

We will inform you when the work has been completed.

The changes are:

Imaging Task Sequence

  • Changes to the disk format and partition steps to make them more robust, particularly on encrypted disks.
  • Upgrade Intel Bluetooth drivers and utility for HP EliteBook 8×0 G1 to a version compatible with 1703.
  • Upgrade HP 3D Drive Guard utility on HP EliteBook 2170p to a version compatible with 1703.

Provisioning Task Sequence

  • Add a check for BitLocker encryption to the beginning of the Task Sequence. If BitLocker is detected, the Task Sequence will exit and advise that the device must be decrypted before continuing.

In-Place Upgrade Task Sequence

  • Upgrades EFI Print Messenger (for the Online Printing service) to the latest version on PCs that already had it installed.

All Windows 10 Task Sequences

  • Microsoft Weather app configured to use the current location by default for all users (user can change this if they wish).


01/12/17 – 08:00am-09:00am


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