Category Archives: Windows 7

“A required CD/DVD drive driver is missing..” error when installing Windows 7 on new Toughbook laptops. – Updated 2016-12-06

By | October 11, 2016

!! UPDATE: 12/6/2016- If the script doesn’t work, try changing the index number being adjusted to #2. 2 things need to happen to fix this: Windows 7 install PE needs the Windows 7 USB 3.0 driver package injected. USB 3.0 Host Controller Driver:… USB 3.0 Driver:… A registry hack (for lack of a… Read More »

SOLVED: Netmotion XG Mobility Client Install Driver Prompt

By | August 11, 2016

SOLVED (08/11/2016): The “NM_Options” property MUST be used, even when using the MmsAddress MSI property. So my final install string was this:

Forum link: My install command line (using PSAppDeployToolkit):

in the internet options, it appears as though the MSI is adding themselves as a “Trusted Publisher”, but the prompt is… Read More »

Hung at “Checking for updates…” on Windows 7 x64

By | July 16, 2016

* 2016-7-27 Updated with 7 x86 download links Scenario: Installed Windows 7 x64 Professional using ISO from MSDN. Windows Update hung indefinitely “Searching for Updates”. Solution: Applied the following 3x patches: 9,575,735 Windows6.1-KB3020369-x64.msu 11,313,360 WindowsUpdateAgent-7.6-x64.exe 500,046,015 AMD64-all-windows6.1-kb3125574-v4-x64_2dafb1d203c8964239af3048b5dd4b1264cd93b9.msu Download: Download for x86 patches: Lastly, If running 7 Pro run Never10 to ensure Windows 10 is not cached… Read More »

Prevent Windows 10 from staging and prompting in Windows 7 or Windows 8

By | October 19, 2015

Update 2016-07-28: Just use the NEVER10.exe tool: ================================================================ Here’s what I found to work to prevent Windows 10 from caching or prompting in Windows 7 or Windows 8: If you are using Windows 7, locate the following updates: 3035583, 2952664, 3021917 If you are using Windows 8, locate the following updates: 3035583, 2976978 ================================================================ Windows… Read More »

A Custom vbScript to Restore and Capture User Data using USMT 4.

By | January 31, 2014

The reason for a custom script, is that the customer wanted to see a prompt displaying how large the backup .MIG file would be before initiating the backup. The script was used in an SCCM 2012/MDT 2012U1 UDI Task Sequence.  I kicked off the script using a “Run a Command Line” step and used the… Read More »