MDT 8443 Bug: Capture Image Step Missing From Deployment Wizard

There is a bug in the latest version of the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) which keeps the Sysprep and Capture task sequence from capturing an image. I came across a workaround that fixed the problem on my install. Issue: The Capture Step is Missing From the...

Reminder: Certifications Will Not Get You the Job

If you’re new to IT, or relatively low-level in your career, certifications can be a valuable way to establish that you’re interested enough in this domain to pursue an exam, the work ethic to follow through on that exam, and the interest in that domain to...

SCCM 2012 R2: Windows PE Reboots Immediately After Loading

I have been working with System Center Configuration Manager to image a new model computer, and I ran into an issue that hit me when I set this up in my home lab too: The client computer PXE boots into WinPE fine, but when WinPE loads, it reboots the computer before...

Web Developer Roadmap 2017

A software engineer named Kamran Ahmed posted a Web Developer Roadmap to Github. It shows a progression of skills to get someone into Front-End or Back-End Development, or into DevOps. I’m sure some of the content is debatable or may not include all of the...

Thoughts on Dice’s 2017 Tech Salary Survey

Dice recently released the results of their 2017 Tech Salary Survey. Some thoughts on the results: Survey Methodology: 100% Online The report describes its methodology as follows: “The 2016 Dice Salary Survey was administered online by Dice.com, with 12,907...