SCCM 2012 – How to import VMware Drivers

When you want to deploy a new VMware virtual machine with System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), you could have an error during the WinPE phase. The VM will start WinPE but constantly reboots after few seconds. If you detect this behavior, it means that the network vmware driver is missing.

SCCM OSD Network connection

SCCM OSD Network connection

You can resolve this issue by adding the VMware drivers into your WinPE boot image. Moreover, these drivers can be use later to install it in the operating system with the task sequence.

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VMware – How to remove floppy drive

When you create a virtual machine with VMware, vSphere or Workstation, it has a floppy drive enabled by default. It can be used to deploy operating system with specific drivers, maybe you want to remove floppy drive after the installation.

To do this, you need to change some configuration in the BIOS of the virtual machine:

  • At the boot, press F2 to go into SETUP:

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