Microsoft Deployment, ConfigMgr, Boot Media, Unknown Computers, Web Services

Did you ever read the title for a blog entry and have no idea what the posting is about?  Well, this one might fall into that category.  So first, some background information straight from the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 documentation (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb633291.aspx): To deploy an operating system to a new computer without stand-alone media […]

Did you ever read the title for a blog entry and have no idea what the posting is about?  Well, this one might fall into that category.  So first, some background information straight from the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 documentation (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb633291.aspx):

To deploy an operating system to a new computer without stand-alone media that is not currently managed by Configuration Manager 2007, the new computer must be added to the Configuration Manager 2007 database prior to initiating the operating system deployment process. Although Configuration Manager 2007 can automatically discover computers on your network that have a Windows operating system installed, if the computer has no operating system installed you will need to import the new computer information by using the Import Computer Information Wizard. This wizard supports importing information about a single computer, or importing information about one or more computers from an external .csv file.

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