MDT tips. Local admin account, Drivers and Office. RRS feed

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  • I plan to setup an OSD at a school with ~100 students. This is the first time I setup MDT/WDS in a production environment and I'm very excited. :-) Now I want some tips.

    - The school have two different computers, same brand but with different specs. I have no idea if the computer needs drivers or if they are build-in or downloaded from Windows update. Can I make a "out of box drivers" and put drivers for both computers in the same package, and it will choose the best suiting driver? I really don't want to use variables and such at this stage.

    - They want to have Office in their image. Is the best way to "hardinstall" it, or automate the process via the build in office deployment feature-thingie? 

    - What is the best way to handle Local Admin accounts? I'm aware of LAPS and have implementet it a few times, and it works fine, but I don't want to mess with it in this environment. Does it even need to have a Local Admin account? I really don't want students to get hold of the Local admin password. :-)

    Tuesday, May 31, 2016 1:45 PM

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