ConfigMgr SCCM 2007 – How to stop advertisements with immediate effect or How to stop an errant advertisement in SMS 2003 SCCM 2007

My Cached Google fu is decently strong!  Cached source: https://www.anoopcnair.com/2011/06/04/configmgr-sccm-2007-how-to-stop-advertisements-with-immediate-effect/ The original from 2008 is Below.  I will be writing a new version shortly with SCCM CB solution.  Really nice stuff that the MS team introduced. In real time scenario, I have faced several instances of those we need to stop the advertisement with immediate effect to decrease impact…

MyITForum Missing Blogs – Big Red Stop Button (BRSB)

Hi all, I am currently trying to dig up my article from 2008 about the different methods to stop an errant software deployment via SCCM.  If anyone has it please let me know.  Here is the original blog location – http://myitforum.com/cs2/blogs/scassells/archive/2008/05/14/how-to-stop-an-errant-advertisement-in-sms-2003-sccm-2007.aspx The best I can find is the 2010 MMS Birds of a feather by Kim…

Collect SMART hard drive status in ConfigMgr inventory

Recently while working through preflight checks for Windows 10 (W10) Redstone 1607  deployment we realized there were some spinning platter drive failures.  To help identify potentially failing machines we were looking for the Hard Drive Smart status field.  Turns out it is not gathered by default in SCCM.  The following walks you through it. WIN32_DiskDrive…

MyITForum: Then of an era

I have been an avid user, contributor, speaker, and blogger on http://www.myitforum.com since 2005.  It has been an amazing journey.  However with the most current owners a lot of great content is disappearing.  As such I am attempting to grab content before it disappears completely. The email lists are by far the best part still….

Resolved: Microsoft Office 2010 Copy and Paste Stopped Keeping Source Formatting if Skype Click to Call is Installed

Written in 2011 – http://myitforum.com/myitforumwp/2012/06/19/resolved-microsoft-office-copy-and-paste-stopped-keeping-source-formatting-if-skype-click-to-call-is-installed/   I noticed recently that my copy and paste in Microsoft Office 2010 stopped keeping the source formatting.  It was only allowing the paste of text only.  If you were to check for paste special it would show only a capital A. I noticed that if you closed all internet browsers…