Let’s take an example where we are tasked to deploy Windows 7 Thin PC. The first obvious step would be to import the binaries of Windows Thin PC into the MDT 2012 Console.

Right Click the Operating Systems Container and select tImport Operating System and follow the wizard as shown in the screenshots below:

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Importing Drivers

We will import the Drivers for Dell within the Drivers container. As with MDT 2010, with MDT 2012 you can create a folder hierarchy for better organization within your MDT Default Containers.

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The Specify Directory Pane will search for INF files and add it into the MDT console.

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Importing OS Packages or Hotfixes

In our example, we will import a hotfix http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2028749 within our MDT Packages console.

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In the next part of this series, we will learn how to create Task Sequences in MDT 2012 Beta 2