We’ll be coming out with an update for Microsoft Deployment sometime later this month (February) to fully support Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista SP1 deployment with the Windows Automated Installation Kit 1.1, all of which were released to manufacturing this week. To give you an idea of what this deployment process looks like, I recorded a video that walks through the steps of installing Windows Server 2008 using Microsoft Deployment’s Lite Touch capabilities. To make things a little more interesting, I decided to use the Server Core installation option. All total, the recording lasts just under 10 minutes, although that includes some editing to remove the boring parts.
Note that there is no wizard screen at the end of the process to show the results. This is because the Server Core installation option does not include Internet Explorer (among other things). So using HTA applications isn’t possible[…]
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