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Incorporating KB2028749 Into Your Microsoft Deployment Toolkit Reference Image Build Process
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2028749 A "Set Network Location" dialog box appears when you first log on to a domain-joined Windows 7-based...
LTIPause.vbs – Take a break in deployment
The Deployment Bunny is at it again. This time he’s got a nice post on pausing the Task Sequence. Read the full post here. Ok, so I know there is a very...
Using ZTIWindowsUpdate.wsf To Install Updates In A System Center Configuration Manager Task Sequence
There are instances were you may want to install updates during a ConfigMgr Task Sequence without using Software Updates in ConfigMgr.  Maybe you...
OSD–How to Refresh Encrypted Systems and Gather User Settings and Data
Fellow myITforum blogger Brandon Linton has created a nice post on how to capture and restore USMT data when you are using a 3rd party encryption tool...
Configuration Manager 2007 – Configuring USMT To Use A UNC Path
The below guide will cover configuring Task Sequence’s for allowing USMT data to be stored to and from a UNC path. This will utilize a folder named after...
Microsoft Deployment Toolkit–Controlling The Task Sequence Progress Bar And Individual Step Status
Huge thanks to Keith Garner for answering my questions and showing me this function. Thanks Keith! I was recently working with a client that had some custom...
Microsoft Deployment Toolkit Lite Touch (LTI) - “The Task Sequence Has Been Suspended”
This is basically the result of the the system coming up in an OS it didn’t expect. For example WinPE instead of XP/Win7. Commonly, you might be testing...
Automatically remove computers from a collection and reset the last PXE advertisement flag after a Deployment has finished
Maik Koster posted a nice blog discussing the removal of computers from a collection after OSD has completed. This is especially handy if you are using...
Installing the P2V Solution Accelerator
First, be sure to read the Prerequisites in the Release Notes provided with the installation files. Also, please make sure to read the Known Issues list...
Customizing the MDT Task Sequence Editor
Great article over on The Deployment Guys Blog that talks about customizing the MDT Task Sequence Editor to allow your own custom actions as menu options...
Integrating Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 Update 1 With System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2/R2 - Part 3 “Task Sequences”
This will be a quick-start guide for integrating MDT 2010 Update 1 with ConfigMgr SP2/R2. This information is provided as-is. This will be a three part...
Using Command Shell Scripts with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)
Michael Murgolo has a nice post over on The Deployment Guys Blog about using command shell (CMD) scripts within MDT.  “OK… I’ll admit it, I like to...
MDT 2010 Update 1: Added Support for ConfigMgr R3 Prestaged Media
Another post by Michael Niehaus on changes in MDT 2010 Update 1 MDT 2010 Update 1: Added Support for ConfigMgr R3 Prestaged Media
MDT 2010 Update 1: New Posts By Michael Niehaus On Changes In Update 1
Michael has been putting up a series of posts on some of the changes incorporated in the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit Update 1.  Here are a few he...
MDT/ConfigMgr – UDI – Having Multiple Configurations For the UDI Wizard (UDIWizard_Config.xml)
By default the UDI based task sequence will use the UDIWizard_Config.xml contained in your MDT 2010 Update 1 toolkit package. What if you want to use the...
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