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  • Hi,

    I am really confused about the step which described in the below article for creating reference image .

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/deployment/deploy-windows-mdt/create-a-windows-10-reference-image#the-reference-image

    My requirement is to take a thick image ( from a physical machine  ,it is fully patched and installed around 15 apps)  and deploy to the same model physical pc's .

    The article recommend to use virtual machine  for creating reference image  to deploy  on physical machine . 

    Q1. What is  the definition or what is the  purpose of a reference image ? 

    Q2 .I really don't understand why  OSInstall=Y here in the rule .The question here why it should install an OS again If we are taking the Image for deployment .

    [Settings]

    Priority=Default [Default] _SMSTSORGNAME=Contoso UserDataLocation=NONE DoCapture=YES OSInstall=Y

    Q3. Why the task sequence is standard task sequence . It must be Sysprep Task sequence ? 

    Please help 

    Thanks




    • Edited by supportsib Wednesday, June 14, 2017 1:14 AM
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017 1:14 AM