HowTo Create SCCM collection based on failed advertisement

I came across with advertisment that failed 50% because of some setting wrong,

Before installation of the software requested was necessary to install a specific patch failed computers,
I found the following query that finds the computers that have failed in the original Advertisment

SELECT sys.ResourceID,sys.ResourceType,sys.Name,sys.SMSUniqueIdentifier,sys.ResourceDomainORWorkgroup,sys.Client FROM sms_r_system as sys inner join SMS_ClientAdvertisementStatus as offer on sys.ResourceID=offer.ResourceID WHERE AdvertisementID = ‘XXX#####’ and LastStateName = “Failed”

You know the rest here,


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how to resolve EV outlook add-in Error MSG: This version of the enterprise vault Outlook add-in is not compatible with the installed version of microsoft outlook

If u encounter with this error msg : ”

this version of the Enterprise Vault Outlook add-in is not compatible with the installed version of microsoft outlook.

contact your help Desk for details of how to resolve this issue.”

Do this folowing steps:

1)close outlook
2)open “regedit” (start->run->”regedit”->ok)

3) HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Outlook.Application

u should have 2 keys under:

if one of the keys not exist.
go to another computer that have no problem with EV outlook add in . and “Export” the missing key.
now, open it in your computer.

Can’t Enable Mailbox for EV When it’s full

01/07/2011 1 comment

Something else I noticed about the Enterprise vault.
When the e-mail box is full, you can not Enable it

Have to make room or to increase the e-mail box to do this

Please note that

Categories: Enterprise Vault, Symantec

Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1

Hi all, Microsoft released 2 days ago The First Service Pack for Office 2010,

This Service Pack supposed to provide stability, speed and fix some security holes were discovered in previous version.

I had several Bugs that fixed after I Install This SP1

Also among the new features is the official support Chrome (Chrome). For Outlook, the service pack will provide system support of Office 365 that is based on a cloud.

You can download an Excel file with a list of all fixes and additions include the service pack  – Direct download

You can download the service pack from here: Or you can use Windows Update or WSUS to received

A nice learning game from microsoft for office 2010 [Ribbon Hero]


Yes, we turned Office into a game! If you’re going to spend time immersed in the inner workings of Office, by golly it should be fun. In Ribbon Hero 2, the player will hop on board Clippy’s stolen time machine and explore different time periods. With each time period, they get to explore a new game board with challenges they must complete to get to the next level. Each challenge takes the player into Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or OneNote to complete a task. Discover new Office features by actually using them, with a hint button to fall back on in case you get stuck. Race for a high score with colleagues, classmates and friends, or even put your score on your resume to show off your Office skills!

How-to create collection based on MAC address or UUID

22/04/2011 1 comment

Hi all

I Use this collection to “find unknown” computers  for deploy OSD over PXE, to make the resource unknown i need to delete it, but I don’t know the name of the resource only the MAC / UUID that shown in the PXE boot.

First create a new collection and the member ship rules should be based on query like the images below:

 That’s it,


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Where is the delegate tab in Outlook 2010 ?

18/04/2011 1 comment
Categories: Office 2010, Outlook 2010