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System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Unleashed by Greg Ramsey., Jason Sandys, Marcus Oh, Byron Holt, Kerrie Meyler

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Task Sequences

Task sequences are a core element for any OSD operation. They consist of a series of customizable tasks or sequentially performed steps. Many tasks types are built into ConfigMgr, and MDT adds a handful of useful tasks as well. In addition, you can create your own tasks using the ConfigMgr Software Development Kit (SDK) if you cannot find one that fits your needs.

The New Task Sequence Wizard, available from the context menu or ribbon bar of the Task Sequences node by selecting Create Task Sequence, quickly builds one of two default task sequence types or a custom task sequence:

Build and Capture: This type of task sequence builds an OS image for you by performing the following steps:

• Installs Windows from an OS installer

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