Install a Printerport and Printer with PowerShell

Last year I have written about how you can install a printer and printerport from the command line. Really useful if you want to create a batch script so users can install printers them self. But today I wanted to create some deployment scripts to do deploy some printers. And that made me thought, why am I not using PowerShell for…

Fix error code 17006 when adding product to existing Office 365 ProPlus install

When you want to add a Office program to an existing Office 365 ProPlus installation with PDQ Deploy or SCCM it’s necessary to add the FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN property to the xml file. If you don’t do that, you will probably get error code 17006. If you already have a deployment setup you might have an config.xml file similar to this:

Deploy ODBC connection

You can deploy an ODBC connection in 2 ways, with a GPO or with a reg file which can be deployed with also an GPO or deployment software. The GPO Way Create a new GPO and navigate to Computer or User Configurator > Preferences > Control Panel Settings > Data Sources. Create here a new Data Source and fill in…

Deploying printers with GPO to Win 10

Deploying printers is in basic pretty simple if you have Print Management installed on a server. I can tell and show with screenshots how you set it up, but there is enough written about that already. The problem I ran into was that users didn’t get the printers on Windows 10. They were not allowed to install the driver. If you…

Import WLAN profiles with Powershell (and PDQ Deploy)

If you have multiple sites or as in our case, (construction)sites that come and go, you want an easy way to provide the Wifi keys to your users. Sure you can mail them around, update a list on the intranet. But would it not be convenient to automatically populate the list of WLAN profiles in your users notebooks? To get…

Deploy NVIDIA drivers

Updated: Juli 2017 To keep your NVIDIA drivers up-to-date you can deploy them with PDQ or SCCM. Download the drivers from the NVIDIA website and extract the zip file to your repository location. Remove any feature folder that you don’t want to install, such as the NV3DVision folder. Deploy the software with the following command

Make sure you select “Include entire…

Deploy Logitech Setpoint silently

Updated: sep 2017 From version 6.67 you just can install the SetPoint software with the /S flag. For older version you may need to follow the steps below. You can silently install Logitech Setpoint software, even without a msi file. First download the full installer from the Logitech site and extract the .exe file with 7-zip. In the extracted folder…