Category Archives: SCCM

Split GPS COM Ports using com0com and hub4com

By | November 19, 2015

Here is a script I wrote to split GPS COM ports to multiple virtual COM ports.  In this Create virtual COM ports 14 and 15 using com0com (Used a high number to avoid hitting a conflict with an existing port). Download link:

2. Locate assigned GPS Com port. Download link:

Use hub4com to… Read More »

SCCM 2007 WinPE not seeing CF-311xxx Toughbook USB ports

By | October 19, 2015

Here is the current workaround to the USB ports not working on a CF-311xxx with SCCM 2007. A registry entry must be imported into the registry of the WinPE boot media. Mount the boot wim. Dism /mount-image /imagefile:boot.wim /mountdir:c:\mount Mount theWinPE’s SYSTEM Hive into your HKLM via regedit C:\mount\Windows\system32\config\SYSTEM Name the imported hive: importedsystem Import… Read More »

Powershell script to collect MDT/SCCM/Windows logs from a local system

By | September 11, 2015

Add this script to your custom WinPE boot media to make grabbing the logs from a system simple and quick. UPDATED 9/11/2016 –


Whats the best way to query for a Toughbook from MDT/SCCM?

By | February 17, 2015

The old way: SELECT * FROM Win32_ComputerSystem WHERE Model LIKE “CF-53J%” This query no longer works for Toughbook systems manufactured after 2014.  This field is now populated with a generic value for the Toughbook revision (CF52-2 instead of CF-53JVUZK1M).   The best way: SELECT * FROM Win32_BaseBoard WHERE Product LIKE “CF53-2%”   If you prefer to… Read More »