Tag Archives: MDT2013

Copy an MDT Deployment Share to a USB without building a Media Share

By | March 27, 2017
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*Updated to support both x86/x64 boot wims. This script copies an MDT Deployment Share to a USB drive and basically converts it to a media share in the process.  You must edit and update the “DrvLetter” variable. Please the batch file beside the “Deploy” folder.

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Environment Variables set during the “Update Media” processing of MDT

By | January 25, 2017
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At the end of running “Update Media” for the 1st run or on any run with the “-force” argument passed, an update script can be called via the “LitetouchPE.xml” file. Here are the dynamic vars exposed that can be called via a custom script. ADKPath | C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\Assessment and Deployment Kit CONTENT |… Read More »

2 Unattend.xml settings I specify in all of my Windows 10 installations.

By | December 14, 2016
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   There are others, but these are 2 I include in all of my Unattend.xml files. Disable the First run animation from displaying: reg add HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v EnableFirstLogonAnimation /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f Prevent the Network Selection box from appearing. reg add HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Network\NewNetworkWindowOff /F

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Setting the Wallpaper and Lockscreen in Windows 10

By | December 4, 2016
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Finally! I found a failsafe way to set a desired image to both the default wallpaper and lockscreen in Windows 10. Place a Wallpaper.jpg into your MDT “scripts” folder, add Powershell support to your WinPE (you will need to also add .NET support).  Then use this command line after applying the image:

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Display the WIM filename during Image Apply step Dynamically

By | November 30, 2016
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Since there is no MDT built-in variable assigned with just the wim name, i had to create a seperate step to create the variable “OSDImageName”, which i  then used in my standard image apply step. Here is what the Task Sequence looks like: Step Name Text: Expanding %OSDImageName% (%ImageSize%) to %OSDisk%\… And here is how… Read More »