In the Configuration Manager console, create an advertisement for the task sequence created earlier in the process. Advertise the task sequence to the collection of target computers created earlier in the process.

To create an advertisement for the task sequence

1.   Click Start, point to All Programs, and then point to Microsoft System Center. Point to Configuration Manager 2007, and then click ConfigMgr Console.

2.   In the Configuration Manager console navigation pane, go to System Center Configuration Manager/Site Database/Computer Management/Operating System Deployment/Task Sequences.

3.   In the preview pane, click Windows 7 Target Deployment.

4.   In the preview pane, click Advertise.

The New Advertisement Wizard starts.

5.   Complete the New Advertisement Wizard using the information in Table 33. Accept the default values unless otherwise specified.

Table 33. Information for Completing the New Advertisement Wizard

On this wizard page

Do this


1.   In Comment, type Advertisement to deploy Windows 7 reference image.

2.   In Collection, click Browse.

3.   In the Browse Collection dialog box, click Microsoft Deployment – Batch 01, and then click OK.

4.   Select the Make this task sequence available to boot media and PXE check box.

5.   Click Next.


Click Next.

Distribution Points

Click Next.


Click Next.


Click Next.


Click Next.


Click Close.


For more information, see the section, “How to Advertise Task Sequences,” in Configuration Manager Documentation Library, which is installed with Configuration Manager 2007 R3.

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