MDT: deploy drivers

Drivers importés

In this tutorial, we will see how to add drivers in MDT, so that they are installed when deploying Windows. Before importing the drivers into the MDT console, I advise you to create a folder per model. When adding drivers, you must also regenerate the boot images so that the drivers are also integrated into …

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MDT install Office when deploying Windows

Dans ce tutoriel, nous allons aborder l’installation d’Office lors du déploiement de Windows. If you are not familiar with application deployment with MDT, I invite you to read the following article first: MDT installation during applications during Windows deployment. Why use MDT to install Office? When adding the application in the console, you have the …

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MDT : Application name is already used

MDT message d erreur

When creating a new application in MDT, you get the following message: Application name “application name” is already used. This error occurs when trying to create a new app with a name that was used and the app was deleted. Solution 1. Open the Applications.xml 1 file (with notepad++) located in X:\DeploymentShare\Control 2. Delete the …

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DaRT: configuration and integration with MDT

DaRT Tools

Introducing DaRT DaRT (Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset) is a component of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) that is available to customers who subscribe to Software Assurance (SA). DaRT allows you to create a bootable environment (WinPE) that integrates Windows diagnostic and troubleshooting tools like: Registry Editor File Explorer Disk scan Change local account password …

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MDT: use with a database

New computer

In this tutorial, we will see how to use MDT with a database. The use of this one makes it possible to store in a database the information of deployment for a station to identify for example by its MAC address, which makes it possible when one has to redo the post to pre-fill all …

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MDT: Install updates with WSUS

Installing updates during deployment

In this tutorial, I’ll explain how to enable Windows updates to a WSUS server when deploying an image with MDT. Enable updates Open the properties of an installation sequence, go to the Task Sequence 1 tab and activate one of the two update patches 2 by unchecking the Disable this step 3> box. > and …

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MDT: enable monitoring

More info

In MDT, it is possible to activate the monitoring, which makes it possible to follow the deployment of the stations and to have a progress report from the console. The state of the deployments is kept for 3 days. Activation of the monitoring To enable monitoring, right-click on the MDT share and click Properties. Go …

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