A new version is coming soon!

The latest version of the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, MDT 2010, is currently being developed.  This new version, which is due to be released shortly after the Windows 7 release, will offer: Support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Deployment Workbench and script architecture improvements. Documentation improvements. The first beta release will be made…


Microsoft Deployment Team featured on the Technet Radio Podcast

We recently had the honor of sitting down with Technet Radio and recording a series of FAQ’s about MDT 2008 and a brief discussion on the next version of MDT.   You can download the podcast directly from here: WMA MP3 High Bandwidth MP3 Low Bandwidth   Enjoy!


Questions for the MDT team?

We are going to be featured on the Technet Radio podcast and we want to know what you would like us to talk about!  Now is your chance to get your deployment questions answered or here us talk about a topic that you have always wondered about. Feel free to leave your topics as comments…


TechNet Presents: MCS Talks Enterprise Architecture Session 6 – Desktop Deployment

Register here! Join consultants from Microsoft’s Consulting Services for the 6th session in the MCS Talks Infrastructure Architecture series.  In this session we’ll discuss our approach to deploying a new desktop to an enterprise environment. We’ll discuss desktop deployment strategies and technologies including the importance of understanding your existing infrastructure and some of the options…


How to upgrade to MDT 2008 Update 1: Lite Touch

We’ve received a number of questions over the past few days on the best way to upgrade from MDT 2008 to MDT 2008 Update 1 without losing any settings.  The most common problem that has been seen is that the Deployment Points are no longer present after installing MDT 2008 Update 1.  The following instructions…


Why does the Deployment Workbench show version 4.1 after installing MDT 2008 Update 1?

We’ve received several questions over the past few days regarding the Help, About Microsoft Deployment Workbench showing 4.1 even after the upgrade to MDT 2008 Update 1: The reason why the Help, About Microsoft Deployment Workbench shows Version 4.1 is due to caching that can occur with certain DLL’s.  In this case the value of…


Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2008 Update 1 is now Available

We are pleased to announce the release of our first update to Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2008  (MDT 2008).  We have added two major features:  OEM preload scenarios for Lite Touch Installation and Zero Touch Installation with System Center Configuration Manager 2007 and a new management pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007 SP1.  Minor updates…


Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2008 Source Code Released

Source Code for Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2008 has been released   We have released Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2008 (build number 4.1.523.0) source code for customers and partners who want to make modifications, enhancements, or bug fixes to MDT’s components. Source Code is current as of the March 2008 release of Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.   Source…


Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2008 and BDD 2007 Update 2 are Released

Announcing Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2008 – now Windows Vista SP1-Ready! Windows Vista Service Pack 1 was Released to Web via Windows Update and Download Center this Tuesday and we know there are a lot of companies waiting to deploy it into production. You may be familiar with the Business Desktop Deployment (BDD) tools from the…