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  • Blog Post: BDD 2007 FAQ: Windows XP Deployment

    Q. What additional files are needed to deploy Windows XP SP2 with BDD 2007? A. In addition to the Windows XP SP2 source files, sysprep.exe, setupcl.exe, and factory.exe from the deploy.cab file from the Windows XP SP2 Support Files located at the root of the Product media or downloaded from: http...
  • Blog Post: BDD 2007 FAQ: Lite Touch Installation (LTI)

    Q. What exactly is Lite Touch Installation? A. Lite Touch Installation is an interactive installation and deployment of Windows XP SP2 or Windows Vista complete with application install and any other needed configuration of the final image on destination computers. Lite Touch Installation in BDD 2007...
  • Blog Post: BDD 2007 FAQ: Installation

    Q. Is there one document that details the basic installation of BDD 2007? A. Yes, the previously mentioned “ Quick Start Guide ” document and the “Getting Started Guide” document in the documentation folder under the base BDD 2007 installation folder are the principal documents that outline basic...
  • Blog Post: BDD 2007 FAQ: Getting Started

    Q. What is the Solution Accelerator for Business Desktop Deployment (BDD) 2007? A. The Solution Accelerator for BDD contains guidance, sample templates, and technology files (such as scripts and configuration files) to facilitate deployment of Windows client operating systems such as Windows XP SP2...
  • Blog Post: BDD 2007 FAQ: Zero Touch Installation (ZTI)

    Q. What exactly is Zero Touch Installation? A. Zero Touch Installation (ZTI) uses SMS 2003 with the Operating System Deployment (OSD) Feature Pack to completely automate the deployment of Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista as well as any needed applications. Q. What documents are most useful in understanding...
  • Blog Post: BDD 2007 FAQ: Configuration

    Q. What is the primary tool used to configure BDD for deployment? A. BDD 2007 includes the Deployment Workbench which where all deployment configuration is performed. Q. What steps are necessary to configure BDD 2007 for deployment of Windows Vista? A. After installing the prerequisites mentioned...
  • Blog Post: BDD 2007 FAQ: Troubleshooting Deployment

    Q. What log files can be evaluated to troubleshoot deployment issues with Windows Vista? A. The primary log files for Windows Vista setup are detailed in this Knowledge Base article and are: setupact.log - Contains information about setup actions during the installation. setuperr.log - Contains...