Chapter 2

Automating a Windows 7 Installation

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Use the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010
  • Perform Unattended Installations
  • Deploy Unattended Installations
  • Use the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit
  • Work with Windows PE

As you noticed in the previous chapter, installing Windows 7 is a quick and easy process. But as an IT manager or professional, you might have to install hundreds of copies of Windows 7 at one time. You wouldn’t want to do the installation of Windows 7 one machine at a time.

In this chapter we will discuss the different ways to automate the installation process of Windows 7.

Use the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010

Microsoft has released a program called the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit ...

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