Error 80073D01 during deployment MSIX application

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The deployment of a MSIX application may fail in case roaming user profiles are used. This can be solved easily with a policy adjustment.
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Deploy a MSIX application with SCCM and test it on a client

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As per SCCM 2012 build 1806 it is possible to deploy MSIX packages. In this article, I will describe all the steps that are needed to deploy a MSIX package on a Windows 10 v1809 client.
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Create a MSIX modification package

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In my article package and install a MSIX package I described the steps to install a single MSIX package. In this article I will create a nodification package. Paint.Net will be modified with a package that installs some addins.
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Package and install a MSIX package

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MSIX is the new packaging format to create new packages. It is aviable on Windows 10 v1809 and later. According to Microsoft packaging has never been easier.

In this tutorial I will create a Paint.Net 4.1.5 package on a dedicated Hyper-V Virtual Machine. The package will be deployed with PowerShell.

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Performance issues on HP laptop after increasing memory

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New internal memory

New internal memory

I have a HP 4740s laptop with 8Gb of RAM. According to HP the maximum memory size is 8Gb, but according to the motherboard specs, there could be 32Gb of memory in it.
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Install all the MSI installation files in a folder

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All the files in a folder

All the files in a folder

If you want to install a bunch of MSI files you put them in a folder and install them with a batch file. There is a downsize: you must modify the batch file for each situation. With this PowerShell script you can install all the MSI files in the folder, including applying transform and patch files. You can add your own properties in a csv settings file.
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All expired user accounts and the accounts that are about to expire

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A colleague of mine asked me to write a script with the Active Directory users with an account about to expire. So I created this script for him:

Account with an expiry date.

Account with an expiry date.


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Improved script to migrate users from Windows 7 to Windows 10 automatically

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In my article, I wrote about a script to perform a user migration. In the meantime, that script has been improved to perform a more efficient and errorless migration.

The following improvements have been implemented:
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Migrate users from Windows 7 to Windows 10 automatically

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For a migration from Windows 7 to Windows 10 it is needed to do the following with the users’ account:

  • Move it to a different OU
  • Add it to a new VDI group
  • Add it to the new application groups
  • Remove it from the previous application groups
  • Clear the profile path, if needed.

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Inventory the directory access rights on file servers

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During the migration, it was needed to inventory the directory access on several file servers. So we could easily monitor the access rights on several directories on the file servers. Some applications are started from a UNC path. So we could add the ‘old’ and the ‘new’ group and check if that has been done properly.
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