Add one computer object to many AD groups

I recently visited a Specops Deploy customer that was migrating from Windows 7 to Windows 10.  As a part of the preparations, they went through their Deploy App targets to make sure that the correct application would be rolled... Read More

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Keep your corporate golden image golden

Trying to keep a golden image up-to-date is a challenge many IT administrators struggle with. But it’s a necessity since updating the image with patches and settings means you shorten the time your users need to wait. There’s a... Read More

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Preventing Sleep when patching a new image

Patching a machine can be a tedious process, especially if the machine goes to sleep before the process is complete. This has been a common problem our Specops Deploy customers have run into when creating an image for Windows... Read More

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How to find the right drivers in OS deployment

When you are deploying an operating system in Specops Deploy, you start with creating the make, model and OS driver folders tree. Many people want to jump to importing drivers, but it’s important to understand how to find the... Read More

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Things to do before a Capture

Doing a Capture and creating a new image to deploy to your clients is quite straight forward with Specops Deploy (and also a clean MDT, this is not Specops Deploy specific). Just install a client, patch it and then... Read More

Windows 7 Screen Resolution defaults to 1024×768

Windows 7 will detect the most optimal screen resolution during the setup. But when you deploy your Windows 7 clients, you might have noticed that the Screen Resolution is 1024×768? Which usually is not the most optimal resolution. How... Read More