It’s now time to deploy !
The script for deploying is called a Task Sequence.
Right clic on Task Sequence and select New Task Sequence
Define the sequenceID (which must be unique), the task
sequence name and add comments if you want :
a Standard Client Task Sequence
Select the OS you want to deploy :
Select the product Key, if necessary :
Define user name and organisation, then default IE home
Define the default local admin password :
Then confirm the summary :
Let’s look deep inside, now:
First tab show basic properties :
But the second tab show all the “magic” :
You can start to customize.
Customization of the
I won’t show all steps one by one, but here are the most
important to me :
example, here I create a C partition of a fixed size of
50 Gb, then a Data partition with the free space.
Never inject all drivers ! It will generate lot of
If you have only a few models of PC, you can create one
task per model. But the best way consist in creating one
folder and one selection profile per model, then update
the customsettings.ini file (in the properties of the
Create a Settings section :
;auto select the filters for drivers
Then one section per model, for exemple :
DriverSelectionProfile=Drivers Win 7 Dell E6410 x64
DriverSelectionProfile=Drivers Win 7 Dell E6420 x64
DriverSelectionProfile=Drivers Win 7 Dell XT2 x64
DriverSelectionProfile=Drivers Win 7 Dell Optiplex 380
DriverSelectionProfile=Drivers Win 7 Dell Optiplex 755
text after DriverSelectionProfile refer to a selection
Model variable is coming from an MDT string, who will
show the model given by the BIOS.
can predict the model string using the following script
it as a vbs script :
strComputer = "."
Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" &
strComputer & "\root\CIMV2")
Set colItems = objWMIService.ExecQuery("SELECT * FROM
For Each objItem In colItems
WScript.Echo "In MDT Variable Make will be: " &
WScript.Echo "In MDT Variable Model will be: " &
then run it.
Install Applications allow you to deploy Applications,
we’ll see it later.