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MDT 2013 Update 2 is here!

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2013 Update 2 is now available for download and was release last December 22nd 2015. Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2013 Update 2 is for operating system deployment leveraging the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows 10. Feature Summary MDT is the recommended process and toolset for automating desktop and server operating … Continue reading

MDT 2013 Update 1 Now Available

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2013 Update 1 is now available for download at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=48595 MDT 2013 Update 1 will support the following Operating Systems: Windows 10 Windows 7 Windows 8/8.1 Windows Server 2008 R2 Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 Windows Server Tech Preview You are required to install Windows ADK 10 for all deployment scenarios and … Continue reading

Deploying Windows Server Technical Preview with MDT 2013

If you want to deploy Windows Server Technical Preview using MDT 2013 follow the instruction in these blog posts: Beyond unsupported – Deploying Windows Technical Preview with MDT 2013 by Johan Arwidmark Deploy Windows 10, Windows Server, and Hyper-V Server Technical Preview Using MDT 2013 by Frank Lesniak Though these are for Windows 10 Technical Preview deployment, it … Continue reading

TechNet Virtual Lab: Deploying Windows 8.1 with ConfigMgr 2012 R2 and MDT 2013

Saw a post from Deployment Reseach   Access and learn: Windows 8.1 image with ConfigMgr 2012 R2 and MDT 2013. Link: http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9845756

Unblock BGInfo in MDT Task Sequence

Here how to unblock BGInfo.lnk that you put in the “C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp” folder during your LTI deployment. Create a simple PS1 file containing the CGI <file> | Unblock-file command line.  gci “C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp\Bginfo.lnk” | Unblock-file In your notepad, copy-paste the command line above and save it as a .ps1 file in the Scripts folder. In your task sequence … Continue reading

Windows 8.1 Update now available!

Get your update today! Windows 8.1 Update and Windows RT 8.1 are now available for free Windows Update. Follw the instructions from http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/install-latest-update-windows-8-1 The updates are already available few day back to MSDN and TechNet subscribers. Read more the Windows 8.1 Update review from Paul Thurrott’s WinSuperSite  http://winsupersite.com/windows-8/windows-81-update-1-review

Windows 8.1 Preview Installation CAPS

MDT 2012 Update 1: Config Manager Integration

Following the installation of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, for OS Deployment here’s how to integrate MDT 2012 Update 1 to the Configuration Manager. Download and install Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 Update 1: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=25175 In the Windows Server 2012 Start Menu right-click on Configure ConfigMgr…  and from the menu choose Run as administrator. should UAC prompts click Yes. Select Install … Continue reading

Hyper-V Server 2012: Changing IP Address, DNS and Domain Join

After installing Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 the next thing to do is to configure it, I have already changed the name of my Hyper-V server now it’s time to set it’s Network Settings and join it to my existing domain which is jdeployment.com. You can download Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/hyper-v-server/ Changing IP Address In … Continue reading

Running Windows 8 in iPad 2

Just for fun, if you want to try out the touch experience of Windows in your iPad, there’s a handy app from Splashtop Inc. that is available in App Store called Win8 Metro Testbed. Once that the is app in your iPad go to your Windows 8 machine to download and install the streamer client. Should … Continue reading