March 25, 2013

Installing MDT 2012 Update 1 (Part 1)

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 Update 1 it’s possible to deploy Windows 8, Windows 7, Office 2010 and 365, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2008 R2 in addition to deployment of Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP within your organization. MDT is supported on Windows 7, Windows 8,
March 6, 2013

Active Directory-Based Activation

In  previous post we Installed VAMT and then added licenses and devices, now we will create the possibility to use Active Directory-Based Activation. To use the Active Directory-Based Activation you need at least one Windows Server 2012 domain controller. Installing Active Directory-Based Activation To use AD-Based Activation you need to install the Volume Activation
February 25, 2013

VAMT 3.0 Adding licenses and manage host (part 2)

In my previous post we installed VAMT 3.0 and created the database. In this post we will add MAK and KMS keys and we will add some host to monitor the servers/clients to see if the activation is successful. Because you need at least 5 Servers or 25 Clients before KMS keys will work
February 20, 2013

Change vDisk from MAK to KMS

When using MAK on a provisioned vDisk with multiple versions and you need to change the activation to KMS, it’s important to first create a Merge of the version to a now Base image. This has to be done because you need to change the Microsoft Volume Licensing option within the vDisk properties and dis can
February 7, 2013

Shrink vDisk VHD file

When you created a dynamic vDisk with Citrix Provisioning you like this file to be as small as possible, but when you remove files from the vdisk the size doesn’t shrink. To Shrink the file please use the following steps. Start the vDisk in maintenance mode and download sDelete from the Sysinternals site: here.
February 5, 2013

Remove Internet Explorer X64 Icon from start menu for all users

When a users Start Menu is created, the users will get the default settings form the server wich includes the Internet Explorer X64 icon. When the users opens a the browser the default is X86 (watch this blog for more information), but I luike my Start Menu as clean as possible. While searching the