During the Get On The Bus Tour, Stephen demonstrated using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010 where he took a Windows XP machine with Office 2003 on it and migrated it to Windows 7 and Office 2010 in under 40 minutes. Here's are the steps for you to get on:
- Get MDT 2010 here
- Windows XP to Win7 Migration using MDT 2010?
- Part 1: Building the Deployment Environment
- Part 2: Initiating the Install and Migrating the PC
Build bootable USB stick:
- Based on the size of content folder, acquire a USB drive that can store all files. (you can also store deployment files on network and boot from LiteTouchPEx86/x64.iso files –typically under 300MB)
- Prepare USB drive to be bootable
- Insert drive
- Open an elevated Command Prompt
- Type "diskpart.exe"
- Type "list disk" and find the disk number
- Type "sel disk 1" (replace the "1" with the actual number)
- Type "clean"
- Type "cre par pri"
- Type "active"
- Type "format fs=ntfs quick"
- Type "assign"
- Type "exit"
- copy content from "content" folder to USB root
- Your USB stick is now bootable with your image and custom build on it.
XP to Windows 7 with MDT – Get On The Bus Tour presentation: