Links collected by me and found on the web. This list continues to grow.
The App Compat Guy (Chris Jackson)
The Deployment Guys (Richard Smith, Ben Hunter et al.)
Windows and Office Deployment Ramblings (Michael Niehaus)
Xtreme Deployment (Keith Garner & Tim Mintner)
App Deploy (now IT Ninja)
Ars Technica – Windows Technical Mojo
- Deploying Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V with MDT
- Image Servicing with DISM
- Using MDT to quickly and efficiently deploy Windows 7 across your organization
Microsoft Management Summit 2011
- Troubleshooting Configuration Manager 2007 OS Deployments (Download)
- SCCM/MDT OSD Tips & Tricks from the Deployment Masters (Download)
- Inside Panther – Troubleshooting the Windows Setup Engine
- Advanced MDT 2010 Customizations – Dueling MDT Enhancements (Download)
- Deployment Internals – Mastering the Windows Deployment Service (Download)
Dell – Driver packs for almost every business-class desktop/laptop that Dell sell. » Desktops – XP, Windows 7 » Notebooks – XP, Windows 7 » Windows PE v3.0 (NIC and Mass Storage drivers only)
IBM – ServerGuide Scripting Toolkit (WinPE drivers for IBM servers) Lenovo – ThinkVantage Update Retriever Driver Backup Tools CLI: Drvbckp GUI: DriverGrabber, Double Driver, Driver Magician Lite
AppInst – A small program to easily install applications from an MDT deployment share.
Exe2Cab – Converts language pack installers from EXEs to CABs so they can be integrated into Windows using MDT or DISM
GImageX – ImageX GUI
KeepAlive – Prevent machines from falling asleep during LTI
MDT App Export – Export & share MDT applications
MDT MSI App – Quickly add MSIs to MDT either via GUI or command-line
USB Boot Tool – Wizard to add/remove WinPE Boot.wim(s) to a USB flash drive.
Tips, Tricks & How To’s
Images / WIMs
Hints & Tips
Password “protect” MDT 2010 LiteTouch (and disable F8 key / Command Prompt)
SysPrep / Unattend.xml etc.
TechNet Technical References
Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM), ImageX, SysPrep, Windows System Image Manager (WSIM)