Tag Archive: 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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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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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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