troubleshooting Question

WinPE on USB and WDS

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I am having problems with GHOST so I installed WDS (Windows Deployment Services) to install a custom image on 78 Optiplex 380s.  By default the Optiplex 380s DO NOT have PXE boot enabled in the BIOS.  I don't want to update the BIOS settings on all 78 computers just to boot to the WDS server.

Can I create a USB boot key that will boot to WinPE and connect to the deployment server?  I have the network  drivers, etc if necessary.  If yes, how do I create a WinPE USB to connect to WDS?

Thanks in advance for your help,

-Chuck
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