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How can i use ghost images(.gho+.ghs files) in the modern process i.e. WDS and MDT

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Hi,
   We earlier used to reimage our systems using .gho image files. Now we have a WDS + MDT 2010 setup in place. Can we use our older ghost images(WIN XP) in our new environement? If yes, then how? Is there a way to convert (.gho+.ghs) files into a .wim file? How should i go ahead to boot the client systems? Can i create a single .iso file which would take me through the entire OS installation as is done using an OS media when we download it?
   Please suggest how should i go ahead to reimage our new systems?

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Ravi
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by:Tomas Valenta
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Look  in  ID:21430447 - there is no way to convert it.
Create a new images from your new deployment environment.
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ok Tominov,
   So does that mean i need to reimage my reference computer using the older image and then recapture it through my WDS server after syspreping? So that i get a new .wim file for deploying ?

--Ravi
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Tomas Valenta earned 375 total points
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Yes, If you need old image - then you must do it.
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by:raviexchange
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thanks Tominov...
   Will try that.....

-- Ravi
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