Tag Archives: xml

How to Add “Deployment Duration” to the MDT Litetouch’s Final Summary Page

By | March 19, 2017

1. Add a step in Task Sequence to create a “.tag” file named after the OsdComputerName, which will be later used to determine the deployment duration. Command Line: cmd /c echo. > “Z:\Logs\%OsdComputerName%.tag” 2. Add a Task Sequence step to sync time with Deployment Server during the State Restore phase. Command Line: cmd /c net time \\… Read More »

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

By | December 14, 2016

   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


Easy way to clean-up MDT XML files

By | July 15, 2016

Notepad++ is a must-have. If you don’t have it go get it (ninite.com). Also install the “XML Tools” add-on and use it to “pretty up” your XML files.