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Mastering Windows® 7 Deployment by Kenneth van Surksum, Darril Gibson, Aidan Finn

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Chapter 9. Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010

In Chapter 4, "Cloning the Panther: Automating Windows 7 Installation," we showed you how to deploy Windows 7 images using the Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK). As you learned in that chapter, manually deploying Windows 7 is doable but not very intuitive or easily repeatable. Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 (MDT) was designed to remove the complexity of manually creating, deploying, and maintaining your images by implementing friendly and concise wizards. Another great strength of MDT is that it's script driven for full flexibility, allowing you to tailor MDT's behavior to fit any environment. Microsoft provides a portal of sorts where you can easily download the latest and greatest deployment ...

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