Using MBR2GPT with Configuration Manager OSD

[Update 4/5/2017] This post was based on the MBR2GPT that was released with the Windows Insider build 15007. There are a few things that have changed since then – the /silent switch has been replaced with the /convert switch. Also, it is highly recommended to run MBR2GPT from WinPE 1703 (this is required for earlier…

Getting Started with MBR2GPT

In my previous post, BIOS to UEFI made easier with Windows 10 Creators Update, I uncovered a hidden gem in the 15007 build of the Windows 10 Enterprise Insider Preview called MBR2GPT. The benefits of this MBR to GPT conversion utility is that it makes it easier to convert systems from BIOS to UEFI and…

Getting Started with 1E BIOS to UEFI

1E BIOS to UEFI is a component of the 1E OSD Solution Accelerator that comes with 1E Nomad and enables administrators to create a true Zero Touch BIOS to UEFI Task Sequence method. This enables enterprises to get to secure Windows 10 by enabling feature like Secure Boot, Credential Guard and Device Guard to name…

How to Inventory Dell BIOS and UEFI Settings with ConfigMgr Part 1

WARNING 9/30/2016: Installation of Dell Command | Configure version 9.1 will break Hyper-V on workstations that are running it. Basically, the Dell Command | Monitor overwrites some Hyper-V WMI entries and renders it inoperable. The simple fix is to run the following command after installing Command | Monitor on a system running Hyper-V: ‘mofcomp %systemroot%\system32\WindowsVirtualization.V2.mof’.…