Richard Smith

Consultant - Microsoft Services - United Kingdom

July, 2007

  • Windows Vista Deployment Planning - Part 1

    As promises - I will start to deep dive into the areas that I consider when working with clients on Windows Vista deployment projects...in Windows Vista Client Build and Deployment Process , I presented the diagram used when scoping deployment projects...
  • Multiple Partitions in BDD 2007

    Have had a couple of requests to cover creating multiple partitions using BDD 2007. By default BDD 2007 creates a single partition (C:) that then builds out with your required OS and applications via the task sequencer. The partition and format information...
  • Useful Registry Changes During Build Creation/Image Deployment

    As I have worked with different customers, a number of common requests often pop up for changes during build creation on deployment. For Windows XP deployment, I built up a library of VB scripts that carried out most of the customisations that I required...
  • Windows Vista Client Build and Deployment Process

    I often get asked about the process I go through when working with clients on deployment projects - I find that building a corporate client image that meets the needs and requirements of a large organisation follows a distinct process. All aspects of...