MDT

Hydration Kit for ConfigMgr Technical Preview

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Since the release of the ConfigMgr Technical Preview branch, we’ve seen monthly updates rolled out bringing new features and functionality for us to test with and essentially send feedback to Microsoft. In my experience, when approaching customers with installing a…
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Switch from BIOS to UEFI on Dell Systems during Windows 10 deployment with ConfigMgr

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When deploying Windows 10 with ConfigMgr, you should really consider making the move to UEFI and Secure Boot. There are tons of articles and posts around the net explaining why you should, so I’ll not cover that here. In this…
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Dynamically install Applications in a MDT integrated Task Sequence with ConfigMgr

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The scenario of dynamically installing Applications based upon a variable list (CustomSettings.ini or Dynamic Variables) during OS Deployment is not something new and has been around for ages. When you integrate MDT with ConfigMgr, you get tons of extra features…
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Install Visual C++ Redistributable applications with PowerShell in MDT

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Creating the perfect reference image is a time consuming task and there’s always something to tune. Over the years I’ve used various scripts and wrappers created by community members to improve the reference image creation process, in addition to a…
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Create a Windows 10 Enterprise reference image with MDT 2013 Update 1

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This summer Microsoft released what they’re calling the last version of Windows, naming it Windows 10. Organizations that are looking into deploying Windows 10 will have to evaluate what scenario they will use, e.g. In-Place Upgrade, Provisioning or the traditional way…
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Integrate DaRT Remote Viewer in ConfigMgr 2012 R2 console

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Many of you have probably heard about integrating the DaRT Remote Viewer component into the Boot Images in ConfigMgr. This functionality enhances the way you can monitor Operating System Deployments when you have ConfigMgr integrated with MDT. In that scenario,…
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Remove WSUS configuration before capturing a Reference Image with MDT

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While I was configuring MDT for creating reference images at one of my customers, we noticed that in some cases when systems that were deployed through ConfigMgr using the reference image we’ve built, they would contact the WSUS server used for patching…
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