TsGui 0.9.3.3

Hi all, Have just posted a minor update to TsGui. This update adds the ability to customise the labels on the buttons in the GUI, i.e. the Next, Back, Finish, Cancel buttons. This will allow you to customise for your local language if desired. Download Mike.

New tool – IT Info

Hi all, I’ve just uploaded a new tool to the site. IT Info is a tool to make getting basic information from the user easier. I’ve been using this for a few years now and it just makes my life easier. Check it out here

TsGui bugfix release 0.9.3.2

Hi all, Have uploaded 0.9.3.2 this morning to fix a bug that will affect toggles set on a dropdownlist. If you’re planning on using this feature please grab the updated version. There is also a fix for an issue where controls were getting squashed in the GUI. Mike

TsGui update – 0.9.3.1 + open source

Hi all, I have just uploaded version 0.9.3.1 to the downloads page. This release brings three new updates: You can now bypass validation checks for empty FreeText options. This lets you have a text box that is optional, but if something is entered, it must meet your validation rules (minlength, disallowed Read more…

Windows 10 1511 software update work around

I recently came across an issue where a Windows 10 (1511) task sequence would hang during a software update task. The patch being installed at the time didn’t appear to be consistently the same, so I ruled out an issue with the update. After some digging I found this article which nailed the issue down to a crashing Windows Update service.

The suggested work around appears to work, but is a manual process. The script below automates the same process. (more…)

File System Cleanup

Its a common need that often doesn’t really get sorted out, cleaning up old data in a file system. For starters, nobody knows when things were created, and the last time they were accessed or modified, let alone know how to go about cleaning it up without a lot of manual labour. I’ve created the scripts below to sort this problem out, and have used it many times to keep things tidy, usually in a scheduled task after the initial auditing phase. (more…)