Tag Archive: MDT 2013

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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MDT Factory Tool – Version 1.0.1 has been released

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Today I’ve released a new version of my MDT Factory Tool. Since this version include some fixes for WSUS and Application import, I suggest that you grab it right away if you’ve been using the older version. Whats new: I’ve…
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MDT Factory Tool 1.0.0 – Create Reference Images

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During the past 2 months I’ve been working on a new tool that will assist ConfigMgr administrators with creating reference images. You may know that there’s various methods that you could use to create a reference image that would later…
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Migrate from Windows XP to Windows 8.1 with ConfigMgr 2012 R2

We all know that the support for Windows XP is being dropped by Microsoft on the 8th of April 2014, more information can be found here. In this post I’ll go through the necessary configuration, requirements and steps to successfully…
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Install a ConfigMgr 2012 R2 hierarchy with a Hydration Kit

You’re probably familiar with Johan Arwidmarks awesome hydration kit for ConfigMgr 2012. He recently released an updated version that supports ConfigMgr 2012 R2. If you’ve tested it out, you’re probably aware of all the benefits with the hydration kit. For…
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