How to Skip F12 When PXE Boot

It’s a little annoying for me to press F12 each time during PXE Boot as I do testing all the time. Here are the steps to skip F12 : On your WDS server(s) navigate to Systemdrive:\RemoteInstall\SMSBoot\x64 Make a copy of your pxeboot.com (the version that prompts you to press F12) Delete the original pxeboot.com Make […]

How to make PXE TFTP Boot Faster?

Usually it takes a long time for PXE Boot during the downloading boot image file, you can change the registry settings to make it faster: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\SMS\DP\RamDiskTFTPBlockSize Type Reg_Dword Value: 16384 Dec  ((Recommend that you increase this setting in multiples (4096, 8192, 16384, and so on) and that you not set a value higher than 16384.)) […]

SCCM UEFI OSD for Surface Pro 3

Update : this method only worked a few months, and later we had issues booting up. After talking to Microsoft, the best way to do OSD is using IP Helpers. Point the OSD DP server to the IP range you want.     —————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Surface pro 3 only supports UEFI OSD boot, so unfortunately the […]

How to Setup PXE Server for SCCM OSD

Here are some notes from our Microsoft SCCM trainer a few months ago, really helpful on setting up PXE Server. How to set up Option 66 & Option 67 on the DHCP Server   Open DHCP management console (dhcpmgmt.msc) Add the server with the subnet you want to configure (i.e. dc01, dc02, etc.) Expand IPv4 […]