Checklist: Create a Custom Install Image

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

You can use Windows Deployment Services to customize the operating systems that you deploy. You can modify your images and create new images that are customized to your business needs. By standardizing applications, drivers, and configuration settings, you can increase consistency across your organization. For more information, see Creating Images (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=115311).

Step Reference

Add a boot image to the server.

Add a Boot or Install Image

Create a capture image.

Create a Custom Install Image

Create a custom install image and add it to the server.

Create a Custom Install Image

Modify the image (optional).

Modify a Boot or Install Image

Deploy the custom install image.

Install an Operating System