Dell AHIC ATA Windows Deployment
Posted on 2014-01-17
I have a customer that is trying to use Windows deployment to Image a Dell OptiPlex.
However the workstation is in AHIC mode coming from Dell. They have made this workstation a representative workstation and want to send this is image up to Windows Deployment to use as a template to load other workstation. When windows deployment starts to do the Image the C: or what ever drive assigned would be assigned does not come up when the wizard drop down to choose the drive.
I did some re-search with the customer and I am not sure how to image this system in AHIC mode. You could use a third party imager, but that would be expensive. The only way I see around this issue and still use Windows Deployment is to re-load the system in ATA mode and do it that way. When new systems come from Dell Change the BIOS to ATA and use Windows Deployment to deploy the image.
If there is another way I would sure appreciate some help.