Creating and using Password Hashes and Secure Strings with Powershell

This is how you can generate a Secure String with powershell and use it in your scripts secureString = Read-Host -AsSecureString ConvertFrom-SecureString $secureString | out-file c:\temp\encrypted.txt $newString = gc C:\temp\encrypted.txt | ConvertTo-SecureString…

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SCCM 2012 client fails to install Windows 10 Build 10049

When testing the latest Build of Windows 10 I got an error installing the Configuration Manager 2012 R2 client, it fails installing the Windows Update agent with the following error in the CCMSetup.log file.

“File ‘C:WINDOWSccmsetupWindowsUpdateAgent30-x64.exe’ returned failure exit code 775. Fail the installation.”

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