Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010 Update 1 is Microsoft's imaging and provisioning system for automated systems deployments. It was superseded by Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 Update 1.

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MDT does not automatically select the correct task sequence on reboot of client system

I have a pretty good (automated) MDT setup (with no SCCM) but when the client computer reboots, it asks for the task list that it needs to execute. I want it to keep choosing the same task sequence ...
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MDT/WDS Deployment issue

Hi I have setup a MDT/WDS deployment environment. Its almost completed now (images, drivers etc) and I can PXE boot to the server no problem. On running PXE boot on a PC once I enter in my network ...
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Interaction of IPSec and WinPE in MDT 2010 sequence

I'm in the process of enabling IPSec and Windows Advanced Firewall within my organization. We are also using MDT 2010 for OS deployment. This is the first time I've tried a new sysprep and capture ...
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MDT: oob drivers not being injected

I'm trying to use MDT and WDS to image a machine. I've got the image of the reference cpu via a vmware machine. I tried running LiteTouch via PXE on the target machine. It gives me an error: A ...
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Connecting to Microsoft VPN during MDT deployment

So I've finally got the deployment almost perfect. I just can't for the life of me figure out how to get it to connect automatically to a VPN using Microsofts Connections. I tried just adding a custom ...
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MDT 2012 - Task Sequence Not Completing

I'm a complete novice with MDT 2012, but I have had pretty good luck getting a deployment for Server 2008 R2. I have a reference system, and I do a very vanilla sysprep and capture using the ...
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Driver problems with rerunning WIM capture

How do I handle driver problems associated with creating a new WIM file using a previously created image as a base? I am using a custom MDT image which installs Windows 7, Office 2010, etc which was ...
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Modify MDT wizard to automate computer naming

Situation: I am imaging new systems using MDT Lite-Touch. I am trying to customize the wizard to automate the naming of new systems so that they include a prefix "AG-", a department code which ...
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Applications Deployment with MDT

I have added a install for Silver light to my MDT server, so it can get installed when the image gets deployed. When I boot them machines it is asking me to install the applications, how can i get ...
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Sysprep and Capture task sequence failing using MDT 2010

I have created a Windows Deployment Services server in Windows 2008 R2. When I originally set it up I was able to successfully use MDT 2010 to create my boot images as well as creating task sequences ...
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Error when trying to deploy Windows XP SP3 with WDS

I have created a WDS server running Windows Server 2008 R2. I have built my custom images of Windows 7 using WAIK and MDT 2010 that are installed on the server. I used this guide to help me through ...
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Adding Drivers To MDT 2012 Deployment Share

Whilst I have experience of WDS/RIS, I am new to using MDT so I have a question regarding drivers. Our company has various different desktop hardware all over the place and I need to roll out Windows ...
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WDS and multiple subnets subnets

Goal: To allow my one WDS server on Subnet A to accept client PXE boots from subnets B, C, D, and E. Setup: Currently, WDS is installed and configured with default settings on my Deployment (Server ...
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Issues with deploying custom .msp file for Office 2010 via MDT 2010

Currently I have a working MDT 2010 server that has been humming along for awhile with no issues. We've decided to upgrade to Office 2010 and I was trying to layer it into MDT as well. It seems ...
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What settings need to change if I change the name of a MDT/WDS server?

I recently ran into an issue where my Windows Deployment Services server stopped working after changing the name of the server. After looking around, I didn't really find a good answer for what ...
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MDT: Imaging different hardware types?

We use numerous make and model of laptops in our research. To this point we've always used "ghost" to image them (w/ XP). Im wondering about the feasibility of using MDT instead. Would I need a ...
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MDT Handling Failure

I have a MDT server that needs to run a script. This script is potentially problematic and sometimes errors out with an access denied to a network resource. It looks like I can handle this with the ...
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mdt: skipping task sequence?

I have imaged a win7 machine and imported it into MDT. I have setup a single task sequence that should be installing the OS. I 'updated' the deployment share and burned the .ISO file to a disc. I ...
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MDT: workgroup installs?

Im trying to use MDT to capture and reproduce a win7 image with some customizations (extra SW). Ive tried both the 'scripts\litetouch.vbs' process and the 'litetouchpe_x64.iso' (pxe boot) approach. ...
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Bypass or disable proxy based on computer name

We are trying to deploy a bunch of new Windows 7 (and some old XP) machines using MDT2010 and MDT2012. Because IE is set to "automatically detect proxy settings", it gets the settings from the ...
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How to remove an entry from the registry during an MDT deployment

I'm working on the well known problem of MDT not wanting to automatically continue because of a legal disclaimer prompt at login. Our disclaimer is set at the domain policy, so I've created a new OU ...
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Send Email as last task on task sequence in MDT 2010

I'm currently trying to setup a task that will email me when the deployment has finished. It seems fairly simple, and I've looked online as a reference. I found one person (Johan I believe) that had ...
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Exporting Out-of-box-drivers from MDT 2010 into a new install of MDT 2010

I am currently trying to setup a new instance of MDT 2010 and would like to export my Out of box Drivers from the current MDT solution we have, into the new one. I tried simply copying the contents ...
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Workstation is not accepting image

I am in the process of a Win 7 migration using MDT and the last workstation is having a problem reimaging. I am getting an error message saying the installation was canceled windows cannot not ...
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Is there a way to speed up MDT 2010 deployment of Windows 7?

About a year ago we implemented WDS and MDT. Using this we have been successfully deploying Windows 7 x86 and x64 on every PC and laptop we have. We put the OS on, then add on Office, Adobe, ...
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Am I misunderstanding the purpose of Microsoft Deployment Toolkit and WDS?

I am not sure if I am confused as to the purpose of MDT. We need to deploy a standard Windows 7 build to about 100 new computers, and more as time goes on. Having followed a whole bunch of ...
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Rebuilding failed WDS & MDT server… Do we need to change DNS, DHCP or AD?

My colleague and I are experimenting with replacing Ghost with WDS (Server 2008 R2 SE) and MDT 2010. I intially built the virtual machine and added the WDS service but at the time I also imported ...
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WDS Error: A connection to the deployment share could not be made

We currently have a WDS server that we use for imaging both Windows XP and Windows 7 machines. We use MDT 2010 to add drivers to the WIM files. It works for all of our existing hardware, but we ...
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MDT 2010 x64 server and x86 clients

I have successfully captured an x64 Win 7 image for deployment, and am trying to do the same for x86 architectures. I understand that you need to create the catalog on an x86 machine, I was wondering ...
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Microsoft Deployment Toolkit - Windows.old

I am starting to implement Microsoft Deployment Toolkit along with Windows Deployment Services to install Windows 7 and Windows Vista over the network, including applications. We are a PC repair shop ...
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Using WAIK or MDT 2010 to deploy Windows 7

I have seen many tutorials showing how to use WAIK to create a Windows 7 inane for deploying to many machines. I have also seen tutorials about using MDT 2010. Which is a better way to use and why? I ...
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MDT 2010 CustomSettings.ini for each task

Is there a way to define CustomSettings for each task? I have a task that is only to capture the User State of a machine, I want specify in the task/customsettings credentials to use and a location to ...
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MDT 2010 Litetouch.vbs Fails to Launch

I have the custom image captured. Import the image and files. Prepare the customsettings.ini and the boot.ini to minimize the questions the deployment team will need to answer. Everything works ...
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How does MDT resolve settings specified in multiple machine roles?

I have a number of machines in MDT that belong to multiple roles. Nothing fancy there. However, in role A (which applies to most machines) the MachineObjectOU is specified, and in role B (which only ...
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MDT 2010 Deployment Workbench remote access

Is it possible to install the Deployment Workbench console on a workstation to manage an MDT server on the LAN? I don't want to have to install the whole of MDT to do this.
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Mount ISO for MDT deployment?

I installed MDT 2010 and worked out how to deploy win7. Now I want to be able to boot to a Acronis-Boot-CD over the network. (without having to insert the cd) Is this possible? I have got the ...
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silent installion command for installing office 2007 in MDT 2010 deployment

Can any body help me out in providing some silent installation commands for installing office 2007 for MDT 2010 Deplyoment
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Windows 7 AIK help

I've just got in a few Windows 7 (64, Windows 7 Professional) machines, and I'm trying to get the AIK 2010 working. I've set up one of the machines, and installed AIK and MDT on it. I've followed ...
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How best to set up MDT developement and production?

What's your MDT 2010 test and prod setup? What do you consider best practice? Linked Deployment Shares Is it best to use linked deployment shares, and replicate from development to production when ...
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Unattended Windows XP Install Stops at Deleting Previous Installation

I'm not sure if I'm just not asking Google properly or what, but I can't come up with a good answer to this problem. We have MDT 2010 setup and have a Task Sequence for refreshing Windows XP ...
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MDT-2010 Some Packages start without others finishing

I am trying to deploy Autodesk suite through MDT. I have my packages. They are packaged as exe files with some switches. The Problem is when I try to deploy them Autocad starts to install and revit ...
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Microsoft deployment toolkit 2010 failure message

I am having a problem with the deployment of Windows 7 from a server with Microsoft Toolkit 2010. When deployment has finished I get a Windows error report which shows following message. FAILURE ...
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mdt 2010 windows 7 deployment credentials error

Currently I am trying to deploy Windows 7 with Windows 2008 Server Microsoft Deployment Kit 2010 over my Network to a Physical machine. Now when my machine starts with the Lite touch-PE CD I get the ...
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MDT windows 7 application installation error on ActiveX

I have a problem with the deployment of Windows 7 from a Microsoft Deployment Toolkit Server. The installation of the Operating System works just fine but when it continues with the application ...
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MDT2010 setup for controlling multiple languages on OS and software

I'm setting up an MDT 2010 server with LTI for deployment of Vista and later on Windows 7 where I'm supposed to control atleast 8 different languages of OS and software. I'm also building a ...
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How do I provide sysprep a list of servernames and IPs

I would like to have sysprep make a call out to a server somewhere (SCCM, MDT, etc) that provides an answer during bootup to get the computer name and IP address to use. Any pointers on which ...
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How to deploy Vista SP2 with a Vista SP1 media?

Description of the problem: When I try to create an image with Vista SP2 for deployment from a Vista SP1 installation media I'm encountering some installation errors which I can't solve after a lot of ...