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Windows 10 Optional Feature Optical Character Recognition Install Failed

After researching this on and off for ages, i finally came across a proper fix for this issue! The problem is applicable to clients that are pointed at a WSUS server and that is where they try to ...
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Windows 10 Optional Feature Optical Character Recognition Install Failed

I was running Windows 10 Build 1803 on a workstation that had been reset. It would constantly attempt to install optional language packs, but fail with error code 0x800F0594. I finally found a ...
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On Server 2016, can i set up a cluster and install MDT so that MDT is highly available?

There is an option to build distributed MDT environment, which can cover your needs. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/deployment/deploy-windows-mdt/build-a-distributed-environment-for-windows-...
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How do I stop Windows 10 Install from modifying BIOS boot settings?

Learned the following: On Linux, this would be fairly straightforward, via efibootmgr EasyUEFI would let me do what I want too - command line support requires a fairly cheap license; but I don't feel ...
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Import Powershell AD Module during MDT Task Sequence

When you're not logged on as a domain user, you need to explicitly instantiate a PSDrive and then run *-AD* commands from there: Import-Module ActiveDirectory -WarningAction SilentlyContinue New-...
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Running PowerShell scripts as an Application in MDT 2013

in the 'quiet install command' of your application: powershell.exe -executionpolicy bypass -noprofile -noninteractive -file ".\[yourscriptfile].ps1" There main issue with just putting the ps1 file ...
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Using FirstLogonCommands in an Unattend.xml file

The command(s) will run once for the first user that logs into the system. Think about it. If you add a user a year down the road, the commands do not execute on the original login of that user. The ...
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Deploying Applications via MDT Fails

Setup errors typically don't lie: "Source file not found(cabinet): \\WSUS\DeploymentShare$\Applications\Adobe Acrobat Reader DC\Data1.cab. Verify that the file exists and that you can access it." ...
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Dell Latitude 3490 - MDT results in "No Boot Device Found"

To provide some closure, this was the answer: I had to add a DHCP Policy to treat legacy and UEFI clients differently. I had to wait until our DHCP server (2008 R2) was replaced with a (2016) new one ...
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WDS + MDT How to avoid pxe boot loop

It's a known MDT issue with LTIApply.wsf file. It needs to be manually changed to correct the network boot loop.
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MDT Deployed Image has tanked ability to Apply Cumulative Windows 10 updates

You have misunderstood the support article, which says: Microsoft strongly recommends you install the latest servicing stack update (SSU) for your operating system before installing the latest ...
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On Server 2016, can i set up a cluster and install MDT so that MDT is highly available?

Architecture Overview MDT is architected as a file share, optionally a SQL DB to track metrics, and optionally WDS for the ability to network boot your Windows PE image. MDT is booted from whatever ...
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How do I stop Windows 10 Install from modifying BIOS boot settings?

I came up with this powershell script that works for me. It's not perfect because it just "stupidly" moves the first non-Windows boot entry to the top. That works for my purposes and there may be a ...
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How to add custom scripts to the MDT?

First thing, I would crate a separate folder for custom scripts, and place it after Windows Update step. Then create new step and chose Run PowerShell Script not Run Command Line option. Then enter a ...
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MDT auto-logon and update fails on when re-imagining Windows 10

MDT requires some steps to be performed during Specialize and OOBE phases of Windows Setup, and those phases will only be "Triggered" if you sysprep the machine. Apparently using a non-...
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Capturing installed applications with MDT

I figured out my own problem. I had forgotten to import the captured image from the \Captures folder into the \Operating Systems folder. Once that was done I had to modify the Install Image contained ...
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MDT new computer imaging over Internet

There is no out of the box solution that can match the power out of the box that MDT offers. As a workaround, our IT department has made it so that the deployment share is downloaded locally over an ...
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PXE-E16: No offer received with Surface Laptop 3 Only

I had the same issue and I was struggling with this issue, found the document. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/surface/ethernet-adapters-and-surface-device-deployment It says "Booting from the ...
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Task Sequence fails with Task Sequence error 0x00000001 at the step "error in the task sequence."

You do not have a reboot after installing your OS, Add a reboot computer step so that it boots from disk and you should be good to go. When you do go to reboot the computer, ensure that the MDT files ...
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install application on a mounted WIM file

There are three methods that should be able to help: MDT, Image Capture and an experimental run scanner instance. MDT - Application Install This is my preferred method as it allows to modularize ...
Elliot Huffman's user avatar
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MDT WSUS update fails

I've seen this problem before, i remember fixing it by doing some things to the registery. Although it might not work, maybe you can try something with powershell? Also check if the WUASERV are ...
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WDS/PXE boot for MDT on different subnets

You need IP Helpers on the routing gear pointing to your newly located WDS server. BTW, IP Helpers == DHCP relay agent
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Can not find script file "Z:\Scripts\LiteTouch.wsf"

The file share to the WDS server has been created wrong. Remove the file share. Then open an elevated command prompt and use: net use z: \\servername\deploymentshare$ and it will work as expected. ...
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Applying OOBE to captured WIM

Found a solution to my problem: I managed to deploy an OOBE-enabled image by editing unattended.xml file, deleted all sections that contained Built-In Administrator Enabling aswell as "trued" all OOBE ...
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MDT v. 8443 + ADK v. 1703 = boot-order changed after Post Install using UEFI

We faced the same problems during our Win 10 deployment. Using: MDT 8843 & Win 10 ADK 1703 64 GB USB key USB key configured with RUFUS tool Everytime after first restart, MDT was booting in ...
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Unsupported 16-Bit application & unexpected return code 216

Application Compatibility Layer The 64bit version of Microsoft Windows does not include a translation layer to handle 16 bit applications. To use 16 bit programs, you will need a copy of 32bit Windows....
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Installing Visual Studio 2015 via MDT/WDS

Try using vs_enterprise.exe /adminfile .\Admindeployment.xml /norestart Hopefully that would work.
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Webpage for MDT

Front end web page created and linked to the MDT Database. From the webpage able to key in the details and start the OS Deployment.
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MDT 2013, Offline Media, cannot install to unformatted disk

So after several years with no problems using USB disks, the documentation tells me otherwise (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn781277.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396) When ...
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MDT windows 10 deployment error

Based on your smsts.log file you are getting a 80070002 downloading the os files. This is a classic example of not having a working NIC driver in the image. Pressing F8 in the bot and running an ...
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