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Last Updated on 20 March 2013, Total: 60 Knowledge Base Tips

  1. Inject multiple packages into an offline Windows image

    You can use DISM to inject multiple packages into an offline Windows image... Read More

  2. Changing the Display Resolution in Windows PE during LTI

    How to change the display resolution in Windows PE during a Lite Touch installation using MDT 2010... Read More

  3. Suppressing the Network Location Wizard after LTI deployment

    This tip explains how you can prevent the Network Location Wizard from being displayed after an LTI deployment that joins the target computer to the domain... Read More

  4. Backing Up Your MDT Infrastructure

    How to back up your Microsoft Deployment Toolkit infrastructure... Read More

  5. Replicating the MDT Database

    A tip concerning replicating the MDT database in a multi-site environment... Read More

  6. Creating Windows image catalogs using Windows SIM

    A tip concerning creating Windows image catalogs using Windows SIM for different system architectures... Read More

  7. Create a Bootable USB Flash Drive for Windows 7 Installation

    Install Windows 7 from a Netbook or other PC without a DVD drive... Read More

  8. Analyzing Wait Chains to Determine the Cause of Software Hangs

    Nothing is more frustrating than a program that continues to hang during operation. The Windows 7 version of resource monitor provides a new feature which helps determine the cause of software crashes... Read More

  9. Opening Command Prompts at Your Current Location in Windows 7

    If you are a command prompt junkie then one of the most useful features you can have is the ability to open a command prompt window from your current working directory in Windows Explorer. This required a separate download in previous versions of Windows, but with a special trick it’s a bit easier in Windows 7... Read More

  10. Troubleshooting Slow Shutdowns with Xbootmgr

    There’s nothing more frustrating than waiting on your laptop to shut down so you can head out the door. The Xbootmgr utility from Microsoft can help troubleshoot lethargic shutdowns... Read More

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