Microsoft Connect: Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 Beta 2 now available!

The Microsoft Deployment Toolkit team is working on the next version of MDT: Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012, and we'd like to get your feedback!

Download MDT 2012 Beta 2 now!

Beta 2 of the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 is now available for download! New features and enhancements make large-scale desktop and server deployments smoother than ever! For System Center Configuration Manager customers, MDT 2012 Beta 2 provides an improved, extensible wizard and designer for customizing deployment questions. MDT 2012 makes full use of the capabilities provided by System Center Configuration Manager 2012 for OS deployment. MDT 2012 integrates with configuration templates from the Security Compliance Manager (SCM) tool to ensure a secure Windows installation from the beginning of the deployment. Download the latest version of MDT and improve your deployment experience. Existing MDT users will find more reliability and flexibility with the many small enhancements and bug fixes and a smooth and simple upgrade process.

This release supports the deployment of the Windows® 7, Windows Thin PC, Windows Embedded POSReady 7, Windows Vista®, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003 operating systems. See the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit Documentation Library, which is included with MDT 2012 Beta 2, for the complete documentation for this release.

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