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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

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

MDT 2012: Customizing Task Sequence Label

In MDT 2012 same as MDT 2010, here’s a simple way to change the “IT Organization” default text in the Task Sequence dialog box. In order to change the default text “IT Organization” locate the customsettings.ini in your deployment share folder, it should be in the DeploymentShare\Control. Right click on the CustomSettings.ini and click on Edit. … Continue reading

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 Beta 2 – Now Available

You may join the MDT 2012 Beta 2 Program and download MDT 2012 Beta 2  for your testing. Whats new in MDT 2012 Beta 2 New User Driven Installation (UDI) wizard and designer Lite Touch monitoring feature for tracking in-progress deployments Microsoft Diagnostic and Recovery Toolkit (DaRT) intergration Microsoft Security Compliance (SCM) security template integration “Deploy … Continue reading