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Month: July 2015

Uninstall Visio 2013 with SCCM

Uninstall Visio 2013 with SCCM

As I’m sure all of you have found there are lots of helpful articles out there about how to do a silent install of Microsoft Office/Project/Visio/etc through SCCM, but there is very little information out there on how to do an un-install silently. After much head scratching I finally found the method of doing so… 1. Navigate to the directory where your install files are located2. Edit the config.xml file located within vispro.ww (note this changes depending on the version…

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Running Configuration Manager 2012 Remote Control standalone

Running Configuration Manager 2012 Remote Control standalone

In some instances you might not want to roll out the full SCCM console but still allow the user to run the Remote Control SCCM tool. Here is how to do it: 1. Find the directory where the AdminConsole is installed, example: C:Program Files(x86)Microsoft Configuration ManagerAdminConsolebini386, copy the following directory and files:0000049CmRcViewer.exeRdpCoreSccm.dll 2. Copy the whole directory and the files to the computer you want to run Remote Control from. You can create a folder anywhere on the computer, i.e…

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Changing Startup to Automatic on the SCCM Remote Control Service

Changing Startup to Automatic on the SCCM Remote Control Service

One of the biggest bugbears within the support staff is that the Configuration Manager 2012 Remote Tools client service is set to Automatic (Delayed Start) when installed as default. If you are working on a users machine and you have to restart it, it can often feel like an age before you can remote control the machine again. Using Group Policy and a Group Policy Preference Settings you can change this. Under Services add the SCCM Remote Control Service and…

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