Tag Archives: Tips

MDT 2012: Tip – Getting UUID, SerialNumber

I was working at a customers site last year creating a media based Windows 7 deployment for some laptops. I over heard one of the technical leads saying that he was deploying XP to a machine so he could use … Continue reading

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MDT 2012: Targeting Lite-Touch Deployments

There are a number of Operating System Deployment scenarios where you will need to automate specific configurations to individual or certain types of computers. The most common scenarios are: Automating a Deployment to a Specific Computer Automating a Deployment to a … Continue reading

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MDT 2012: Sysprep and Shutdown

With today’s virtualisation technologies, the Windows imaging process of creating and deploying a reference image is not always suitable. In some scenarios you may just want to deploy Windows, patch it, then sysprep and shutdown a machine without capturing an image. … Continue reading

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Windows 7: All Tasks Shortcut

There were links going a year or so ago around about a mythical ‘God Mode’ in Windows 7 that reveals ‘hidden’ features. What it is really is a link to a special windows folder using a CLSID key found in the … Continue reading

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