Update to Windows 10 Staff Re-Image Task Sequence

Dear Colleagues,

On Friday 2nd August, from 8:00am to 9:00pm, the Windows 10 Staff Re-Image Task Sequence will be updated. The following changes are being made:

  • Adding Support for Stone desktops with BOAMOT-499 (Asus Prime H310M-R R2.0) Motherboard.
  • Updating Realtek Audio Driver for Stone desktops with BOAMOT-493 (Asus B360M-A) Motherboard.
  • Adding support for Dell Latitude 7490 Laptop.

The Task Sequences will be at risk during this period. It is therefore recommended that you do not attempt to image any Windows 10 staff computers at this time.

CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION AND HELP?
Please contact our Service Desk at it.services@lboro.ac.uk for more information

Updates to Windows 10 Staff Re-Image and 1703 to 1809 IPU Task Sequences

Dear Colleagues

On Friday 26th June, between 8.00am and 10.00am, the Windows 10 Staff Re-Image Task Sequence will be updated to provide support for the new Dell Laptop models. We are also improving the way OneDrive is installed, bringing it in line with the 2019-2020 Labs Builds.

A minor update will also be made to the 1703 to 1809 IPU Task Sequence to improve reporting.

These Task Sequences will be at risk during this period. It is therefore recommended that you do not attempt to image any Windows 10 staff computers at this time or perform any updates from 1703 to 1809.

CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION AND HELP?
Please contact our Service Desk at it.services@lboro.ac.uk for more information

Update to Windows 10 Staff Re-Image Task Sequence

Dear Colleagues,
On Monday 17th June, from 4:00pm to 4:30pm, the Windows 10 Staff Re-Image Task Sequence will be updated to provide support for the Dell Latitude 3400.
The Task Sequences will be at risk during this period. It is therefore recommended that you do not attempt to image any Windows 10 staff computers at this time.
CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION AND HELP?
Please contact our Service Desk at it.services@lboro.ac.uk for more information

Update to Windows 10 Re-imaging and Provisioning Task Sequences

Dear Colleagues,

On Friday 28th June, from 8:00 am to 9:00 am, the Windows 10 Staff Re-imaging and Provisioning Task Sequences will be updated to support Windows 10 1809.

The Task Sequences will be at risk during this period. It is therefore recommended that you do not attempt to image or provision any computers to Windows 10 at this time.

CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION AND HELP?
Please contact our Service Desk at it.services@lboro.ac.uk for more information

Deployment of Java 8u201 to Windows 10 Staff Service

We shall be deploying Java 8 Update 201 to the Windows 10 Staff Service beginning next Monday.

The rollout plan is:-
ITS and Careers – 3rd June
Professional Services – 5th June
Schools A-M – 7th June
All Staff – 11th June

The user will be offered the update each day until the installation is successfully completed. For the first two weeks the installation can be postpone if the timing is inconvenient. After two weeks the installation becomes mandatory.

CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION AND HELP?
Please contact our Service Desk at it.services@lboro.ac.uk for more information.

Update to Windows 10 IPU and Provisioning Task Sequences

Dear Colleagues,

On Friday 7th June, from 8:00 am to 9:00 am, the Windows 10 Staff In-Place-Update and Provisioning Image Task Sequences will be updated to include Oracle Java 8 Update 201.

The Task Sequences will be at risk during this period. It is therefore recommended that you do not attempt to upgrade any computers to Windows 10 or provision any Windows 10 computers at this time.

CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION AND HELP?
Please contact our Service Desk at it.services@lboro.ac.uk for more information

Update to Windows 10 Staff Re-Image Task Sequence

Dear Colleagues,

On Friday 31st May, from 8:00 am to 9:00 am, the Windows 10 Staff Re-Image Task Sequence will be updated to provide support for the Stone Mini PC. Following this work all Task Sequence media will need to be updated.

The Task Sequences will be at risk during this period. It is therefore recommended that you do not attempt to image any Windows 10 staff computers at this time.

CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION AND HELP?
Please contact our Service Desk at it.services@lboro.ac.uk for more information

Update to Windows 10 Staff Task Sequence

Dear Colleagues,

On Friday 12th April, from 8:00 am to 9:00 am, the Windows 10 Staff Task Sequence will be updated to provide support for the following additional Dell laptops:

  • Latitude 7490
  • XPS 13 9380
  • XPS 15 9570

The Task Sequences will be at risk during this period. It is therefore recommended that you do not attempt to image any Windows 10 staff computers at this time.

CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION AND HELP?

Please contact our Service Desk at it.services@lboro.ac.uk for more information

Update to Windows 10 Staff Task Sequence on 14/01/19

The Windows 10 Labs Task Sequences will be updated on Friday 18th January. The Task Sequence will be at risk during this period. It is therefore recommended that you do not attempt to image any Windows 10 staff computers at this time.

The following change will be made. Add Step to reset USB Hubs just before reboot out of WinPE. This is necessary if the Dell DA300 USB-C Mobile Adapter is being used for imaging. The step is only applied to when imaging the following Dell devices:

  • Latitude 3390
  • Latitude 5290
  • XPS 13 9365
  • XPS 13 9370

Please note we do not advise imaging computers via a docking station. For the listed machine we recommend using the Dell DA200 or DA300 Adapters.

TIMESCALE

18/01/19 – 08:00am-10:00 am

CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION AND HELP?

Please contact our Service Desk at it.services@lboro.ac.uk for more information

Re: Implementing “MAC Address Pass Through” on the Windows 10 service on 04/01/19

These changes have now been completed.

The task sequences should be considered at risk for the rest of the day until testing is completed.

A new January 2019 Task Sequence media has been created and can be found in the following location: \\ws2.lboro.ac.uk\DesktopResource\Windows\TaskSequenceMedia\TS_Media_Jan19.zip

Documentation – \\ws2.lboro.ac.uk\DesktopResource\Windows\TaskSequenceMedia\Create an SCCM WinPE disk or USB Flash Drive.docx

Existing USB media will have to be updated. PXE imaging will work as normal.

All the following Dell accessories support “MAC Address Pass Through”:-

CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION AND HELP?

Please contact our Service Desk at it.services@lboro.ac.uk for more information.