Create an MDT task sequence for the target computer in the Task Sequences node in the Deployment Workbench using the New Task Sequence Wizard. This task sequence is used to deploy the captured image of the reference computer to the target computer.

To create a task sequence for deploying the captured image to the target computer

1.   Click Start, and then point to All Programs. Point to Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, and then click Deployment Workbench.

2.   In the Deployment Workbench console tree, go to Deployment Workbench/Deployment Shares/MDT Deployment Share (C:DeploymentShare$)/Task Sequences.

3.   In the Actions pane, click New Task Sequence.

The New Task Sequence Wizard starts.

4.   Complete the New Task Sequence Wizard using the information in Table 12. Accept the default values unless otherwise specified.

Table 12. Information for Completing the New Task Sequence Wizard

On this wizard page

Do this

General Settings

1.   In Task sequence ID, type WIN8_TARGET.

2.   In Task sequence name, type Deploy Captured Image to Target Computer.

3.   In Task sequence comments, type Task sequence for captured Windows 8 image from reference computer (WDG-REF-01) to the target computer (WDG-CLI-01).

4.   Click Next.

Select Template

In The following task sequence templates are available. Select the one you would like to use as a starting point, select Standard Client Task Sequence, and then click Next.

Select OS

In The following operating system images are available to be deployed with this task sequence. Select one to use, select WIN8_RERENCEDrive in “WIN8_REFERENCE\WIN8_REFERENCE.wim”, and then click Next.

Specify Product Key

Click Do not specify a product key at this time, and then click Next.

OS Settings

1.   In Full Name, type Woodgrove Bank Employee.

2.   In Organization, type Woodgrove Bank.

3.   In Internet Explorer Home Page, type

4.   Click Next.

Admin Password

In Administrator Password and Please confirm Administrator Password, type P@ssw0rd, and then click Next.


Click Next.


The progress for creating the task sequence is displayed.


Click Finish.


The Import Task Sequence Wizard finishes, and the WIN8_TARGET task sequence is added to the list of task sequences.

5.   Close all open windows and dialog boxes.

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Step 5: Configure MDT to Deploy Windows 8 to the Target Computer