It’s been an eventful week this week. The problem our Support team faced this time was that some computers would not image and the symptoms were described as follows:
- WindowsPE boots
- “Welcome to the task sequence” wizard appears
- Password entered
- Press enter and….
Failed to run task sequence
An error occured while retrieving policy for this computer (0x80004005).
I checked the SMSTS.log file on one of the problem computers which showed the following:
The time\date in the computers BIOS was incorrect. Setting these to the correct value resolved the issue.