Our company has been rolling out Surface Pro 3 devices for several months now.

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These are user's directories on a Windows server, we cannot just set permissions to Everyone.

Hello tomshardware community members, I am having trouble updating to the latest version of Java.

As we deployed more Surface Pro 3’s, it was clear that we needed an automated method to update firmware and drivers.

We started down the path of creating an application in SCCM but preferred to update our Surface Pro 3’s during monthly patches so we didn’t create an extra reboot for our end users.

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I want to update my bios for my MSI B75MA-P45 motherboard but I am not quite sure how to do so.

If you are using Configuration Manager 2012, creating Applications is a fairly simple process using the vendor supplied MSI package. By default the Java website has you downloading an . In this case the latest version was Java 7.0_40 as you can see above.

Obviously you have to replace User Name in the path with your actual user name.

In the Package source field click Browse and then navigate to your Surface Pro3_15_01_1file Click the checkbox Use a local source to publish software update content Click Next On the Required Information screen, fill in the information as shown On the Optional Information screen, fill in the information as shown On the Prerequisites screen, click Next On the Superseded Updates screen, click Next On Installable Rules screen click on the star icon to add a new rule.

Choose rule type of System/WMI Query In the WMI namespace field type in: root\cimv2 In the WMI query filed type in: Select * From Win32_Computer System Product WHERE Name LIKE “Surface Pro 3” Click OK This WMI query ensures that this package is only intended for Surface Pro 3 computers.

When satisfied with the results of your custom .exe, copy to your user profile on your server with SCUP installed to C:\Users\Documents\Local Source Publishing Adding the drivers and firmware updates to SCUP Open SCUP Add a new product to SCUP.