Expand your deployment capabilities with support for Windows 8 Release Preview
The Solution Accelerators team is pleased to announce Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 Update 1 Beta 1 is available for download on Connect now.
This release expands your deployment capabilities with support for the latest software releases, including Windows 8 Release Preview, Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate, and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 Community Technology Preview.
New features include:
Download MDT 2012 Update 1 Beta 1 now.
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I'm still waiting for the day when MDT is completely converted over to PowerShell scripts.
i hope this version corrige the many problem had in mdt 2012
Does anyone know if this update fixes the username issue with MDT? All the images I have installed so far, after you log on and log off Windows 7 is not remebering the previous log on username.
I resolved this by adding a final step to the task sequence for my production machines. It is just a general/run command line that references a reg file that I made and tossed it into the applications folder in my deployment share.
The reg key in all its glory is:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
Save that as a .reg, add a command line step as the final step in your TS. Tested working.
BTW: Forgot to mention that particular reg key is for Windows 7 x64.
@Chris A: If you disable the "Apply local GPO package" step in the task sequence, this will no longer happen. This is new since 2012 and has been added to create a more secure baseline configuration. You can alter these settings in the Deploymentshare\Templates\GPOPacks.
Does update 1 mean we can run MDT on Server 2012 as well now
Does anybode know if the following is covered?
It's a great toll, and I'd like to make couple of suggestions to make it even better.
1- can you add restore data from external hard drive option when replacing a pc?
2- can you add "Store key to external drive" when use bitlocker?
i am waiting for sdt ,to know all things in that ,and make a project..................