MDT 2010 USB Media for XP to Win7 REFRESH (fully automated)

To start an MDT 2010 LiteTouch Deployment REFRESH from USB Key follow these steps.

In this example my deployment server is DEVMDT2010. The deployment share is DeployWin7$.

1. In MDT 2010 create a Selection Profile under Advanced Configuration called USBRefresh. Assign the proper Applications, OS, Drivers, Packages, Task Sequence, etc.

2. Create New Media called USBRefresh under Advanced Configuration.

3. On DEVMDT2010, configure the Bootstrap.ini and Customsettings.ini files on the deployment share so the deployment is completely automated.

Bootstrap.ini

[Settings]
Priority=Default

[Default]
SkippBddWelcome=YES
TaskSequenceID=DeployBuild001

UserDomain=MDTLAB
UserID=servicesmdt
UserPassword=P@ssw0rd

CustomSettings.ini

[Settings]
Priority=Default, DeploymentType, ByDesktopType, ByLaptopType
Properties=MyCustomProperty

[ByDesktopType]
Subsection=Desktop-%IsDesktop%

[ByLaptopType]
Subsection=Laptop-%IsLaptop%

[Desktop-True]
ComputerName=DT%SerialNumber%

[Laptop-True]
ComputerName=LT%SerialNumber%
BDEInstall=TPM
BDERecoveryKey=AD
BDEKeyLocation=C:
BDEWaitForEncryption=False
BDEInstallSuppress=NO

[Default]
_SMSTSORGNAME =MDTLAB
OSInstall=Y
DeploymentType=REFRESH
UserDataLocation=AUTO
SKipDeploymentType=YES
SkipAdminPassword=YES
SkipProductKey=YES
SKipComputerName=YES
SkipDomainMembership=YES
SkipUserData=YES
UserDataLocation=AUTO
SkipLocaleSelection=YES
SkipTaskSequence=YES
SkipTimeZone=YES
SkipApplications=YES
SkipBitLocker=YES
SkipBDDWelcome=YES
SKipComputerBackup=YES
ComputerBackupLocation=NONE
SkipCapture=YES
SkipFinalSummary=YES
SkipSummary=YES
TimeZone=004
TimeZoneName=Pacific Standard Time
FinishAction=REBOOT
TaskSequenceID=DeployBuild001

JoinDomain=MDTLAB
DomainAdmin=servicesmdt
DomainAdminPassword=P@ssw0rd
MACHINEOBJECTOU=OU=COMPUTERS, DC=MDTLAB, DC=COM

4. Update Media Content on USBRefresh and copy the Content folder to a USB key.

5. Create a new shortcut on the root of the USB key called LiteTouch Refresh. Point the target location to:  D:\Content\Deploy\Scripts\LiteTouch.vbs

6. Insert the USB key into a Windows XP Client and copy the LiteTouch Refresh script to the desktop. Double-click on it and deploy Windows 7 via REFRESH.

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