Deploying Windows 8: Unattended Installation Using Windows Deployment Services (WDS) – Part II

  See also: Deploying Windows 8: Unattended Installation Using Windows Deployment Services (WDS) – Part I In the first post of this series we’ve already reviewed the initial steps for preparing Windows Deployment Services (WDS), adding boot and clean Windows 8 images into the environment, an also how to capture a reference Windows 8 image for deployment. Now, it is […]

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Deploying Windows 8: Unattended Installation Using Windows Deployment Services (WDS) – Part I

  See also: Deploying Windows 8: Unattended Installation Using Windows Deployment Services (WDS) – Part II For a while now I’ve been preparing articles in this blog regarding deploying operating systems, and especially unattended deployments. I’ve started with Windows Vista deployments and the initial version of Windows Deployment Services (Post I, Post II and Post III); the moving forward with […]

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Deploying Windows 7 + Office 2010 Using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010 – Part III

  Other posts in this series: Deploying Windows 7 + Office 2010 Using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010 – Part I Deploying Windows 7 + Office 2010 Using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010 – Part II Now that we’ve reviewed in Post I of this series how we can complete the initial configurations in MDT 2010, added a clean Windows […]

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Deploying Windows 7 + Office 2010 Using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010 – Part II

Other posts in this series: Deploying Windows 7 + Office 2010 Using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010 – Part I Deploying Windows 7 + Office 2010 Using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010 – Part III After completing the first post of this series where we’ve installed and configured MDT 2010 Update 1, added a Windows 7 clean image to the […]

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Deploying Windows 7 Using Windows Deployment Services (WDS): Step-by-Step – Part II

  See also: Deploying Windows 7 Using Windows Deployment Services (WDS): Step-by-Step – Part I After reviewing Post I about installing and configuring Windows Deployment Services, we’ve also review the process of capturing a customized Windows 7 image and upload it to WDS. To image is already available and we can use it to deploy on workstations from a PXE […]

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Deploying Windows 7 Using Windows Deployment Services (WDS): Step-by-Step – Part I

  See also: Deploying Windows 7 Using Windows Deployment Services (WDS): Step-by-Step – Part II  We had a good look about the possibilities about Windows deployment; regarding Windows 7 we’ve completed a guide using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 (MDT 2010 beta) to capture and deploy unattended installations of Windows 7 with Office 2007 (Post I, Post II and Post III). […]

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Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 Beta 1: Using MDT to Prepare, Install and Capture customized Windows 7 Images – Part II

IMPORTANT: Updated versions from this series using Windows 7 + Microsoft Office 2010 in automated deployment with MDT 2010 can be found here: Deploying Windows 7 + Office 2010 Using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010 – Part I Deploying Windows 7 + Office 2010 Using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010 – Part II Deploying Windows 7 + Office 2010 Using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010 – Part III On the first post of this series, we’ve managed to install MDT 2010 and its requirements, prepare distribution share and task sequence, add Windows 7 image to use it as reference and create the deployment point. We are now going to add Office 2007 as an application to be deployed included in the OS image and complete the environment to generate the reference image. The process of adding an application like Office 2007 it is quite simple, the only trick is to get the application to install silently (or unattended) without requiring for user intervention , we’ll see how that works. Adding Applications to MDT 2010: Office 2007 We’ll add the application using also a simple wizard, but the interesting part comes when you get the chance to modify default settings on the Office 2007 package: 1. “Deployment Workbench” > “Distribution Share” > “Applications” > “New”. 2. Select “Application with source files”. 3. Complete the data about the application. 4. Select the “Source Directory”. Since I have it on the hard drive, […]

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