Automatic logoff after MDT deployment

by Mitch Tulloch [Published on 21 June 2012 / Last Updated on 21 June 2012]

How to automatically log off immediately after MDT 2010 installs Windows onto a system.

If you are performing LTI deployment with MDT 2010 to install Windows on a target computer and you want Windows to automatically logoff once the installation has completed, you can do so by adding the following to the CustomSettings.ini file:

[Default]

SkipFinalSummary=YES

FinishAction=LOGOFF

If you do this, then as long as the task sequence successfully finishes, the target computer will skip the final summary wizard and automatically logoff when the task sequence finishes.

Mitch Tulloch is a seven-time recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award and widely recognized expert on Windows administration, deployment and virtualization. For more tips by Mitch you can follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook.

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