Build Configuration Sets or Data Images

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

Note

This content applies to Windows 7. For Windows 8 content, see Windows Deployment with the Windows ADK.

This section helps you prepare your customized Windows® settings for deployment.

You can either create a configuration set, which can be used alongside a Windows image, or you can create your own image, which includes the Windows installation files. For more information about configuration sets, see Understanding Distribution Shares and Configuration Sets.

In this section

Create a Configuration Set

Describes how to create a configuration set by using Windows System Image Manager (Windows SIM).

Create a Data Image

Describes how to create a data image.

See Also

Concepts

Understanding Distribution Shares and Configuration Sets
Phase 3: Preparing and Customizing Your Windows Image