Using MDT to deploy Windows 7 with custom desktops

I want to use MDT to deploy Windows 7 x64 images.  I have a Windows 2008 x64 server with the Windows Deployment Services Role added.  I have a PC with Windows 7 x 64 ready to go.  What do I do now?

Also, can I customise the desktop/settings for users to the machine?  When we deployed XP we tailored the default user.  How can this be achieved with MDT & Windows 7?  Basically would like a standard desktop.
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Neil RussellTechnical Development LeadCommented:
Personally I would go for an SCCM install instead of Just MDT. That gives you lots more and package deployment all rolled into one with all of the added functionality of the SCCM reporting.
canuckconsultingAuthor Commented:
Is it free?  How do I use it?

You may very well use MDT for this purpose. You may just download an excellent CD describing all steps from here: (Thanks to Johan. You may have to register once to download it). Its an excxellent video guide and is going to help you a lot.

Good Luck


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jibutomsCommented:  was an excellent tutorial and guide for this purpose.


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