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Error message: Your account is configured to prevent you from using this computer

Edit the CrashOnAuditFail Registry KeyClick Start, and then click Run.In the Open box, type regedt32.exe, and then click OK.Click the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa\CrashOnAuditFail In the right pane, double-click CrashOnAuditFail .In the Value data box, type 0 (zero), and then click OK.Click Start, and then click Run.In the Open box, type secedit /refreshpolicy machine_policy /enforce, and then click OK to apply the new security setting.Restart your Machine..

Deploying Office 2007 via software distribution (SCCM 2007 or SMS 2003)

Here's a link to the whitepaper which contains a step be step instructions to setup na d deploy Office2007 package to SCCM or SMS clients:

Deploying Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 SP1 via software distribution (SCCM 2007 or SMS 2003)

1. Create a Package.
2. Create a Program with command line Setup.exe /q for silent Installation with Maximum Allowed runtime Of 3:00 Hours.

Windows Management Instrumentation Command-Line

Interview Question for SCCM 2207

Interview questions for SCCM 2007 Question: What is SMS provider and what it does.=
Answer: The SMS Provider is a WMI provider that allows both read and write access to the Configuration Manager 2007 site database. The SMS Provider is used by the Configuration Manager console, Resource Explorer, tools, and custom scripts used by Configuration Manager 2007 administrators to access site information stored in the site database. The SMS Provider also helps ensure that Configuration Manager 2007 object security is enforced by only returning site information that the user account running the Configuration Manager console is authorized to view. More on SMS provider…Question: Can we upgrade SCCM secondary site to primary site?
Answer: Yes we can do. More on upgrading secondary sites…..Question: Can you change a secondary site to a primary site?
Answer: No. A secondary site is always a secondary site. It cannot be upgraded, moved, or changed without deleting it and reinstalling it. If y…

PXE: Failed to read PXE settings. The system cannot find the file specified. (Error: 80070002; Source: Windows)

Issue :You try to PXE boot a computer to deploy operating system through SCCM but it throw the error :PXE-T01: File not found
PEX-E3B: TFTP Error – File not foundUpon investigating you find that smspxe.log shows this error: “Failed to read PXE settings.
The system cannot find the file specified. (Error: 80070002; Source: Windows)”
This error comes when boot images and related files are not ready on SCCM server or Windows Deployment Service is not running on PXE service point role.Solution:
1. Take ownership of this folder and delete all content : C:\Windows\Temp\PXEBootFiles2. If that doesn’t help delete the boot images and re-create them