Entries by chris buck


Feature Upgrade AWS Workspace

I’ve recently supported a customers environment where they had a split environment. This environment consisted of both physical and virtual assets managed by MemCM, or WS1. The virtual assets were Amazon Windows 10 BYOL Workspaces which come with their own pre-reqs to be able to upgrade devices, and support is very limited to do so. […]

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Feature Update Errors

I’ve now consulted to about half a dozen environments where we have leveraged the feature update approach for windows servicing. I’m seriously considering every upgrade forward to be done this way instead of using highly complex in place upgrade task sequences. There are some drawbacks for reporting but we can PowerShell to capture data, and […]

Policy Evaluation Errors – IIS Connections

In this scenario the customer is trying to image systems from within WinPe. They are able to select a task sequence, but then once policy dependencies evaluate the customer receives the “An error occurred while retrieving policy for this computer (0x80004005) message. This is much a generic error and I’ve covered how to fix a […]