We recently started evaluating Windows 8.1 at work and, quite frankly, I forgot how much effort went into creating a fully customized reference image. I did the work several years ago when we migrated to Windows 7 and I can build out that infrastructure in my sleep. But, it seems that there are even more […]
Tag: Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
For most systems, I typically recommend using the primary disk’s full capacity as one partition, C:\, instead of creating multiple partitions/drive letters for end users. As an IT Pro, it makes it easier for me to find someone’s “stuff” if they store their data in a standard location like their default profile location, C:\Users\%username%\. If […]
As I covered previously, you can customize the CustomSettings.ini in the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) to show a custom message like the name of your IT department or company/organization when an OS deployment is running. You can take this customization a step further by using variables within the MDT environment to customize the message further.