Operating System Deployment is one of the most utilized features of System Center Configuration Manager 2007. Many companies are now planning to upgrade their machines from XP to Windows 7 and will be using SCCM to do so. IT organizations may be new to SCCM or Win7 OS Deployment “so this blog post provides some instruction on how to use SCCM to capture an image from a reference machine. Why would you want to capture a Win7 image? It’s possible to use SCCM to create a task sequence which installs the OS, software updates, apps, etc, but by including those in the image itself can dramatically reduce the time it takes to deploy a machine,” stated GBorger.