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Vista deployment project using MDT

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Ron Kasbohm, director of technology services for Township High School, tells us about their environment, reasons they decided to move from XP to Vista, challenges they encountered, benefits gained, and also a demo of how they deployed Vista using the Microsoft Desktop Toolkit (MDT) utilizing the Light Touch Interface.

Here’s how it breaks down:

[0:35] Initial motivation to roll out Vista

[0:54] Challenges & solutions they had in deploying Vista -  Active X controller & "Approved Servers" in  Vista Point and Print Security (whitepaper) 

[1:54] How often they get UAC prompts

[2:25] Benefits of using Vista now in their environment

[3:24] – How they deployed Vista in their environment 
Ron walks through their usage of the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT), including: the desktop deployment workbench, the PXE boot image, and Light Touch interface (LTI).

Visit the  Springboard Series for Windows Vista on TechNet for expert advice, open and honest feature articles, technical guidance, links to tools and training, and community resources

Visit the  TechNet Desktop Deployment homepage (Includes MDT download & info)

 

Published Date: November 21, 2008
Presented By: David Tesar

 

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