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# ===============================================
# Script to decline superseeded updates in WSUS.
# ===============================================
# It's recommended to run the script with the -SkipDecline switch to see how many superseded updates are in WSUS and to TAKE A BACKUP OF THE SUSDB before declining the updates.
# Parameters:
# $UpdateServer = Specify WSUS Server Name
# $UseSSL = Specify whether WSUS Server is configured to use SSL
# $Port = Specify WSUS Server Port
# $SkipDecline = Specify this to do a test run and get a summary of how many superseded updates we have
View NewStart.xml
<LayoutModificationTemplate xmlns:defaultlayout="" xmlns:start="" xmlns:taskbar="" Version="1" xmlns="">
<LayoutOptions StartTileGroupCellWidth="6" />
<defaultlayout:StartLayout GroupCellWidth="6">
<start:Group Name="Office">
<start:DesktopApplicationTile Size="2x2" Column="0" Row="0" DesktopApplicationID="Microsoft.Office.EXCEL.EXE.15" />
<start:DesktopApplicationTile Size="2x2" Column="2" Row="0" DesktopApplicationID="Microsoft.Office.ONENOTE.EXE.15" />
<start:DesktopApplicationTile Size="2x2" Column="4" Row="0" DesktopApplicationID="Microsoft.Office.OUTLOOK.EXE.15" />
<start:DesktopApplicationTile Size="2x2" Column="4" Row="2" DesktopApplicationID="Microsoft.Office.lync.exe.15" />
danjpadgett / PowerPrompt.ps1
Last active Apr 2, 2019
prompt for a/c power during in place upgrade.
View PowerPrompt.ps1
##//Call this at the start of the TS. serviceui.exe -process:TsProgressUI.exe %windir%\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe -WindowStyle hidden -executionpolicy Bypass -file .\PowerCheck.ps1
##//DEMO -
if (Get-WmiObject -Query "Select BatteryStatus from Win32_Battery WHERE BatteryStatus=2") {break}
else {
$T1 = New-Object -ComObject "Microsoft.SMS.TsProgressUI"
View gist:a79b8293dae43d8356206799ea453230
View unattended.xml
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<unattend xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:unattend">
<settings pass="oobeSystem">
<component name="Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup" processorArchitecture="amd64" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35" language="neutral" versionScope="nonSxS" xmlns:wcm="" xmlns:xsi="">
View gist:5a942e87801a81b209df0ca54c95c3bd
$SecureString = ConvertTo-SecureString "xxxxxx" -AsPlainText -Force
Unlock-BitLocker -MountPoint "D:" -Password $SecureString
.\manage-bde.exe -protectors -enable d:
$secure = ConvertTo-SecureString "xxxxxx" -AsPlainText -Force
View getTPMVersionStatus.sql
SELECT distinct CS.Manufacturer0 as 'Manufacturer',
CS.Model0 AS 'Model', CS.Name0 as 'Name', TPM.SpecVersion0 as 'SpecVersion',
TPM.IsActivated_InitialValue0 as 'IsActivated_InitialValue',
TPM.IsEnabled_InitialValue0 as 'IsEnabled_InitialValue',
TPM.IsOwned_InitialValue0 as 'IsOwned_InitialValue',
OPSYS.Caption0 as 'OS',
OPSYS.CSDVersion0 as 'ServicePack',
GSBIOS.SerialNumber0 as 'Serial No.'
View CheckWSUSAppPool
Checks WSUS App Pool
Script will check status of WSUS APP Pool and if 'stopped' will email. Setup script as scheduled task on WSUS instance.
Version: 1.0
Author: dpadgett
Creation Date: 07/02/17
Purpose/Change: Production
View Office Channel.sql
SELECT sys.Name0 [Computer Name] ,
"Update Channel" =
When O365.CDNBaseUrl00 = '' Then 'Semi-Annual Channel'
When O365.CDNBaseUrl00 = '' Then 'Monthly Channel'
When O365.CDNBaseUrl00 = '' Then 'Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted)'
When O365.CDNBaseUrl00 = '' Then 'Monthly Channel (Targeted)'
danjpadgett / Customise-Win10.ps1
Last active Mar 28, 2018
View Customise-Win10.ps1
Sets W10 1709 Options
Sets W10 1709 Options
.PARAMETER <Parameter_Name>