A System Center Configuration Manager 2007 MDT Task Sequence fails with “An error occurred when loading the task sequence”

Here’s another KB we published this morning.  This one talks about an issue where creating an MDT based task sequence fails with An error occurred when loading the task sequence and logs a 0x80041002 error in TaskSequenceProvider.log: ===== Symptoms After clicking the Finish button when attempting to create an Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) task sequence,…

Silverlight XAML Parse Exceptions

Since its inception, Silverlight’s XAML parsing hasn’t been very fault tolerant. When you’ve done something the XAML parser doesn’t like, you tend to get an incredibly ugly COM error message. Like this one: {MS.Internal.WrappedException: Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component. —> System.Exception: Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned…

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Hotfix Installation Guidance

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Hotfix Installation Guidance A System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (ConfigMgr) hotfix will affect one or more separate roles within the distributed environment.  Possible roles include: ·         Primary Site Server ·         Secondary Site Server ·         Remote Administrator Console ·         Remote Provider ·         Client This article is designed to provide general guidance…

Certified!

It took me longer than I had planned but I finally took the Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 IT-PRO exam. Two years of experience combined with about three weeks of intense studying enabled me to score 1000! J After a few days of rest (my brain can only handle so much information at once!), I will…