Installing Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
If you’re installing MDT 2008 on Windows XP Professional or Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1, you must install additional prerequisite software. This additional software is already installed in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. The following list describes software that you must install before installing and using MDT 2008 on Windows XP Professional or Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1:
Offline Servicing Kernel Update. Download the offline servicing kernel update from http://support.microsoft.com/kb/926044/.
Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1. Download Windows Installer 3.1 from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=889482fc-5f56-4a38-b838-de776fd4138c&DisplayLang=en.