SMS_MP_CONTROL_MANAGER Failed to Start 0x80041002

Ran into a lovely issue on a Monday morning (typical) No Clients could talk to the server, Apps & Packages couldn’t be deployed, remote tools un-accessible ….basically everything ground to a hault! I did some research and couldn’t really find an instant fix regarding this, so I uninstalled the Management Point Role, checked the logs to make … More SMS_MP_CONTROL_MANAGER Failed to Start 0x80041002

Upgrading CRM 2013 to CRM 2015 Outlook Client with SCCM 2012

Upgrading from the 2013 CRM Outlook Client to 2015 was nothing short of a pain in the arse 😦 Much googling and no results lead to the creation of a lovely batch script So….extract the  CRM2015-Client-ENU-i386.exe to a folder, copy this folder to your SCCM Source Share Create the simple batch file as below (changing the parameters … More Upgrading CRM 2013 to CRM 2015 Outlook Client with SCCM 2012

Windows 10 SCCM 2012 Client Won’t Install Manually or in Task Sequence

I’m in the middle of testing Windows 10 for a company wide deployment using bare metal OSD and In-Place Upgrades. I’ve ran into a big issue along the way when installing the client through a Task Sequence or Manually, it won’t work 😦 The process pops up in task manager then disappears…..  (WHY OH WHYYYY) The way … More Windows 10 SCCM 2012 Client Won’t Install Manually or in Task Sequence

Uninstall Visio Standard 2010 Application

Being in charge of Licensing as well as Administering SCCM, I ran a quick report which indicated we were over on Licenses for Visio, so below is how i made my Visio Uninstall for x64 Application Firstly Create a new ‘Application’ Fill in all the relevant information On ‘Deployment Types’ click ‘Add’ and select ‘Script … More Uninstall Visio Standard 2010 Application

Software Query to display all Visio Installs x64 and x86

SCCM Query to display x86 x64 Visio Installs This query is pretty self explanatory 🙂 select distinct SMS_R_System.Name, SMS_R_System.ResourceId, SMS_R_System.MACAddresses, SMS_R_System.LastLogonUserName from SMS_R_System where SMS_R_System.ResourceId in ( select SMS_G_System_ADD_REMOVE_PROGRAMS.ResourceID from SMS_G_System_ADD_REMOVE_PROGRAMS where SMS_G_System_ADD_REMOVE_PROGRAMS.DisplayName = “Microsoft Visio Standard 2010”) or SMS_R_System.ResourceId in ( select SMS_G_System_ADD_REMOVE_PROGRAMS_64.ResourceID from SMS_G_System_ADD_REMOVE_PROGRAMS_64 where SMS_G_System_ADD_REMOVE_PROGRAMS_64.DisplayName = “Microsoft Visio Standard 2010”)