Archive | February 2012

SSD Drive Script

I understand this is the script you have all been waiting for. Here it is…

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CM2012 Resources

Official information on CM2012 has been hard to find recently. The TechNet documentation is now up and live and gives you everything you need.

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Improving User Experience During Deployments

When it comes down to your deployment, the user at the end waiting for their BAU rebuild or their new machine from the refresh scenario doesn’t care about the technology behind the installation. What does the user care about?

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Let Your Application Discovery Take Flight

In the Refresh Computer deployment scenario in MDT, the OSD Setup Wizard contains a preflight check. The Application Discovery preflight check which scans the target computer for existing applications. The Application Discovery preflight generates an XML file that the Operating System Deployment (OSD) Setup Wizard uses to help the user preselect which applications need to be reinstalled after the operating system image is deployed.

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Securing Your Deployment With Group Policy

Your deployment is completed, you have moved to Windows XP from XP. How do you go about recreating all those group policy objects you had for Windows XP into Windows 7.

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Detecting SSD Drives in Your Task Sequence

The introduction of SSD drives have become a problem for those of us who deploy software and operating systems. Especially if we are deploying software such as Diskeeper which is a defragmentation tool.

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Introduction to UDI With MDT 2010

Since the release of MDT 2010 Update 1 a new deployment method called User Driven Installation or UDI for short is available for your deployments. In this post we take a look at installing and configuring your systems to use UDI.

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