2.0 System Images

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You have a computer running Windows 7 Ultimate.
To deploy Windows 7, you want to use the Windows 7 installation on this computer as a system image.
After removing the machine-specific information from the computer, you are ready to capture the image as a WIM file.
Boot to Windows PE and use ImageX to capture the Windows installation onto a network share.
Drag each component of the Windows Automated Installation Kit on the left and drop it on the correct description of it function on the right.
Windows SIM - Creates and manages answer file
Sysprep - Removes machine specific information
DISM - Applies updates, drivers, and language packs to Windows image
Oscdimg - Creates ISO images
WinPE - A thin version of Windows
ImageX - Creates and image file for deployment
Drag each command line option for the Sysprep utility listed on the left to the correct description of it function on the right.
/oobe - Starts the computer in the Windows Welcome mode
/unattend: answerfile - Applies settings in an answer file
/reboot - restarts the computer when Sysprep completes
/generalize - Removes machine-specific information from the installation
/audit - Allows you to add additional drivers or applications and test your image
You have a computer running Windows 7 Ultimate. Prior to capture the system image, you need to remove machine-specific information from the installation. What should you do?
At the command prompt, run sysprep.exe /generalize
You have a computer running Windows 7 Enterprise. You plan to capture the installation on this computer and use the image to deploy to other computers. You create an answer file named win7ent_answer.xml with Windows SIM. You want to remove computer-specific information and apply the settings in the answer file before you capture the installation. What should you do?
At the command prompt, run sysprep.exe/generalize/oobe/unattend:win7ent_answer.xml
You need to install Windows 7 Enterprise edition on multiple computers. Each computer has a single SATA hard drive, a PXE-compliant network card, a DVD drive, and several open USB ports. You will not be using WDS or MDT for the installation. When you start each computer, you would like the computer to boot and start the installation process automatically without any intervention. You want to minimize the actions that you must perform on each computer. What should you do next?
Create an Unattended file on a USB drive. One each computer, edit the BIOS to boot from the optical drive first. Insert the Windows installation disc into the DVD drive and the USB drive into a USB port.
You decide to use a system image to deploy Windows 7 to multiple computers. You have installed Windows on a reference computer. You need to restart Windows and manually install applications and make other changes prior to capturing the image. You want to prevent the Windows Welcome screen from showing when the system reboots prior to customizing the installation. You do not want any changes you make to prevent the end-user from seeing the full Out-of-Box Experience after the image is applied. What should you do?
Run Sysprep with the /audit option.
You have a computer running Windows 7 Professional. You want to capture the installation as a system image. You need to remove any computer-specific information from the computer prior to capturing the image. What should you do?
Run Sysprep
Last month you deployed Windows 7 Enterprise to all of the desktop computers in your company using a single system image. To install this image, you created a WinPE boot CD. You recently received new desktop computers, and one of your colleagues is not able to install the image using the WinPE CD. The WinPE CD cannot boot to the network drive. What should you do?
Install the latest hardware drivers for these new desktop computers on the WinPE image.
You intend to install Windows 7 by using a Windows 7 installation DVD on several computers. To save time, you would like to automate the installation of Windows 7 for each computer. What should you do?
Create an answer file named autounattend.xml. Place the file on a USB flash drive, and run setup.exe.
You want to deploy Windows 7 to multiple computers using a system image. You would like to use an answer file to automate the installation process on a reference computer. What should you do first?
Run Windows System Image Manager (Windows SIM).
You want to capture a system image to deploy Windows 7 to multiple computers. You want to install Windows 7 on the reference computer using an answer file. You need to create the answer file. What should you do?
1. On a technician computer, insert the Windows 7 product DVD.
2. Run Windows SIM and load a preloaded install image (install.wim) from the DVD.
3. Select and edit the responses to the questions presented during product installation.
4. Validate the file in Windows SIM.
5. Save the answer file.
You have a computer running Windows 7 Ultimate. You will use this computer as a reference computer to install Windows 7 from a system image. You have already used Sysprep to remove machine-specific information from the reference computer. You need to capture the image using compression, but excluding some file types from being compressed. You create a file named myCaptureSettings.ini to identify the compression settings. What should you do next?
Run imagex.exe with the /capture, /compress, and /config options.
You decide to use a system image to deploy Windows 7 to multiple computers. You have configured a reference computer with Windows 7 and are ready to capture and deploy the image. You want to save the image file using three smaller files instead of one large file. Then you need to install the image to the new computers. You want to perform these actions with the least amount of effort possible. What should you do? (Select two. Each choice is a required part of the solution.)
On the reference computer, run imagex /capture. After the image is captured, run imagex /split.
On the target computer, run imagex /apply /ref.
You have a computer running Windows7 Ultimate. You will use this computer as a reference computer to install Windows 7 from a system image. You have already used Sysprep to remove machine-specific information from the reference computer. You need to capture the image using compression, but excluding some file types from being compressed. You create a file named myCaptureSettings.ini to identify the compression settings. You need to edit the compression settings in the file. What should you do? (Choose the best answer.)
Identify files that are not compressed using the CompressionExclusionList section.
You have a computer running Windows 7 Ultimate. You want to capture the installation as a system image. You have already used Sysprep to remove machine-specific information from the reference computer. You need to exclude specific files from the ImageX capture operation. What should you do? (Select two. Each choice is a required part of the solution.)
Run imagex.exe.
Create a wimscript.ini file and include an exclusion list section.
Drag each command line option for the ImageX utility listed on the left to the correct description of its function on the right.
/split > Splits a captured image into multiple files.
/capture > Creates an image of a reference computer.
/compress > Specifies compression when capturing a system image.
/apply > Deploys an image.
/verify > Checks for errors and file duplication.
/config > Identifies an alternate configuration file name and location.
You have a computer without an operating system installed. You have a previously-captured image which contains a Windows 7 Enterprise installation. The image is on the following network share: \\imgserve\images. You need to manually deploy the image onto the computer. You boot the computer using WinPE and map a drive to the network share. What should you do next?
Run Diskpart to partition and format the disk.
You have a single computer without an operating system installed. The computer will eventually store sensitive information and will require the encryption of the operating system partition. You have a previously-captured image which contains a Windows 7 Enterprise installation. The image is on a network share. You want to manually deploy the image to the computer. What should you do?
1. Boot the new computer using WinPE.
2. Use Diskpart to create a BitLocker partition.
3. Use Diskpart to create a system partition for the Windows 7 image.
4. Use ImageX to apply the image to the local drive.
You have a computer without an operating system installed. You have a previously-captured image which contains a Windows 7 Enterprise installation. The image is on the following network share: \\imgserv\images. You need to manually deploy the image onto the computer. After booting the computer into WinPE, you partitioned and formatted the local hard drive with DiskPart. What should you do next? (Select two. Each choice is a required part of the solution.)
Use the net use command to connect to the network share and map the drive with a letter.
Use imagex.exe with the /apply option to copy the image from the network share to the local drive.
You need to deploy Windows 7 Professional to multiple new computers using a previously-captured system image. You have created an answer file called Win7ProfAnswer.xml in the E\Images\Answerfiles folder. You want to apply the answer file to the image. What should you do?
At the command prompt, run dism /apply-unattend:e:\images\Answerfiles\Win7ProfAnswer.xml
You need to deploy Windows 7 Professional to multiple new computers using a previously-captured system image on a network share. You have updated the offline image with a Windows Update Stand-alone Installer (.msu) file. You believe the new .msu file is causing a problem on the system image. What should you do?
Use the dism /cleanup-image and /revertpendingactions options.
You need to deploy Windows 7 Professional to multiple new computers using a previously-captured system image. Before deploying the image, you need to make sure there is a specific Windows application on the image. What should you do? (Select two. Both answers are complete solutions.)
At the command prompt, run dism /get-apps
At the command prompt, run dism /get-appinfo
You need to deploy Windows 7 Enterprise to multiple new computers using a previously-captured system image. Before deploying the image, you insert the third-party drivers from the C:\Drivers\Network and C:\Drivers|Custom directories into the system image. What should you do? (Select two. Both answers are complete solutions.)
At the command prompt, run dism /add-driver /driver:c:\drivers\network /driver:c:\drivers\custom
At the command prompt, run dism /add-driver /driver:c:\drivers /recurse
You need to deploy Windows 7 Enterprise to multiple new computers. You have an image that you have previously captured.You have mounted and dismounted the image several times. You want to reduce the overall size of the image file by removing unnecessary resource files from the image file. What should you do?
Run imagex /export.
You need to deploy Windows 7 Professional to multiple new computers using a previously-captured system image. You mount the image and use Dism to make several changes to the image. You decide not to keep any of the changes you have made to the image. The image is still attached. You want to undo the changes with the least amount of effort. What should you do?
Run Dism with the /unmount-wim and /discard options.
You want to deploy Windows 7 Enterprise to multiple computers from a previously-captured system image. You have received some operating system updates and would like to add these to the existing install image without recapturing the entire image. What should you do?
Run DISM
You need to deploy Windows 7 Enterprise to multiple new computers using a previously-captured system image. Before deploying the image, you need to append several files to the image. You want to compress the appended files to minimize disk space. What should you do?
Use the same compression type as the initial capture.
You want to deploy Windows 7 Enterprise to multiple computers from a previously-captured system image. You have received an updated application and would like to add the application to the existing install image without recapturing the entire image.. What should you do?
Run MDT 2010 with the Distribution share.
You need to install Windows 7 to multiple computers on your network.
You would like to use windows Deployment Services (WDS) to deploy a custom image to all computers. The computers do not have a PXE-compliant network cards.
Place an install image on the WDS server. Boot each computer using a CD that contains a discover boot image with Windows PE.
You need to install Windows 7 to multiple computers on your network.
You would like to use Windows Deployment Services (WDS) to deploy a custom image to all computers. All computers have a PXE-compliant network card. What should you do?
Place an install image on the WDS server.
You have been put in charge of installing Windows 7 on 15 new computers.
You use Windows Deployment Services (WDS) to install the operating system on ten of the computers. You find, however, that the remaining five computers do not have the PXE support.
You need to install Windows 7 on the remaining five computers with as little effort as possible.

What should you do?
Create a discover boot image and convert it to an ISO image. Burn the ISO image to CD. Boot each computer to the CD, connect to the WDS server, and complete the installation.
You want to use Windows Deployment Services (WDS) to deploy a custom version of Windows 7 to multiple new computers. You want to make custom modifications to the installation such as installing applications and modifying desktop settings. You then want to create an image of the installation while retaining the custom changes. What should you do?
1. Create a capture image in WDS
2. Install the operating system on the reference computer. Customize the installation.
3. Run Sysprep on the reference computer.
4. PXE boot the reference computer and select the capture image.
You need to automate the installation of Windows 7 to multiple computers. None of the computers will be a member of a domain.
You will use a custom image to install Windows 7 on each computer. Following Windows installation, you want the setup program for an application to run automatically.

What should you do?
Configure a task in MDT.
You have just been put in charge of installing Windows 7 on 30 new workstations.
You decide to use Windows Deployment Services (WDS) to help automate the installation.
You need to create a custom install image from a reference computer that you have configured.

What should you do? (Select two. Each choice is a possible solution.)
- Boot the reference computer using a capture image.
- Run ImageX
You need to install Windows 7 Enterprise on multiple new computers.
You decide to use Windows Deployment Services (WDS) to help automate the installation. You have installed and configured Windows 7 on the reference computer.
You need to create an install image using the reference computer.

What should you do?(Select two. Each choice is a complete solution.)
- Boot the reference computer using a capture image.
- Run imagex.exe
You need to install Windows 7 on 20 computers.
You would like to automate the installation process as much as possible. After booting each destination computer, you would like to complete all of the following automatically (in this order):
1. Partition and format the hard disk
2. Install Windows from a custom image
3. Following installation of the image, applying Windows updates
4. Install applications
5. Enable BitLocker

What should you do?
Use Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)
You want to use Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT 2010) to deploy Windows 7 to several new computers. You have a previously-captured image which contains the Windows 7 installation and several custom applications. If possible, you would like to deploy the image to all the computers with no intervention required by the user. You do not have a Microsoft SQL server. What should you do?
Use the Lite Touch Installation (LTI) installation method.
You have a computer that runs Windows 7 Enterprise.
You want to configure the computer to boot to a Windows 7 installation on a VHD file. You will use the install.wim image on the Windows installation disc.
You have downloaded the Windows AIK tools. You create and attach a virtual disk file using Disk Management. You run ImageX to apply the image to the VHD file.

What should you do next?
Run BCDEdit to create a BCD entry pointing to the VHD file.
As part of your responsibilities, you manage multiple VHD files that contain bootable Windows images.
You need to make multiple changes to the image within each of the VHD files. Each image will get the same list of updates. You want to update the images without booting to each VHD file.
You attach each VHD file.

What should you do next?
Create an Unattend file with entries in the offlineServicing section. Run Dism to apply the file to each image.
You have a computer that runs Windows 7 Enterprise.
You want to configure the computer to boot to a Windows 7 installation on a VHD file. You will use the install.wim image on the Windows installation disc. Your computer does not have the Windows AIK installed.
You create and attach a virtual disk file using Disk Management. You need to apply the Windows image file to the virtual disk.

What should you do?
Run the Install-WindowsImage.ps1 PowerShell script.
You have a computer running Windows 7 Ultimate.
You need to copy files to an existing VHD file that contains a Windows 7 installation.

What should you do?
Run diskpart.exe, then use the list, select, and attach commands.
You have a computer that runs Windows 7 Ultimate and a VHD file which contains a Windows 7 installation.
You need to boot the computer from the VHD file.

What should you do?
Run BCDEdit and modify the BCD boot entries.
You have a computer that runs Windows 7 Enterprise.
You have created a VHD file that contains a Windows 7 image.
You would like to perform offline servicing of the image in the VHD file to add a driver and enable some Windows features.

What should you do?
Use Diskpart to attach the VHD file. Use Dism to modify the image. Use Diskpart to detach the image.
You have a computer that runs Windows 7 Enterprise.
You have created a VHD file that contains a Windows 7 installation image. The VHD file is currently not attached.
You would like to perform offline servicing of the image int he VHD file to add driver and enable some Windows features.

What should you do first?
Attach the VHD file.
You manage a computer that runs Windows 7 Enterprise edition.
You would like to boot the computer to a VHD file that contains a Windows 7 installation.
You will use the install.wim file from Windows installation disc to create the VHD file. You would also like to apply updates to the image.

What should you do?
Run WIM2VHD
You have a computer that runs Windows 7 Enterprise.
You have created a VHD file that contains a Windows 7 image.
You need to perform offline servicing of the image in the VHD file to add a driver and enable some Windows features.
You attach the VHD file. You use Dism to add a driver.
You realize the driver should not have been added to the image. You need to undo the changes you have made using the least amount of effort possible. The VHD file is still attached.
Run Dism /Remove-Driver.
You have a computer that runs Windows 7 Enterprise.
You want to configure the computer to boot to a Windows 7 installation on a VHD file. You will use the image on the Windows installation disc.
You have downloaded the Windows AIK tools. You create a virtual disk file using Disk Management.

What should you do next?
Attach the VHD.
You have a VHD file which contains a Windows 7 Enterprise installation and other data files. You want to view, but no modify the installation and data files in the VHD file.

What should you do?
Use Disk Management to attach the VHD file as read-only.
You have a computer tha runs Windows 7 Professional and a VHD file which contains a Windows 7 installation.
You need to boot the computer from the VHD file.

What should you do first?
Upgrade to Windows 7 Ultimate.
You have a computer that runs Windows 7 Enterprise.
You want to configure the computer to boot to a Windows 7 installation on a VHD file.
You have downloaded the Windows AIK tools. you create and attach a virtual disk file using Disk Management.

What should you do next?
Run ImageX to apply the install.wim image to the VHD.
You have a computer that runs Windows 7 Enterprise.
You have a VHD file that contains a Windows 7 image. You need to perform offline servicing of the image in the VHD file.
You attach the VHD file and use Dism to make several changes.
You decide not to keep any of the changes you have made to the image on the VHD file. The VHD file is still attached.

What should you do?
Run Diskpart, then detach. Restore the VHD file from a backup.
You have a computer running Windows 7 Enterprise.
You want to create a VHD file with the following settings:
* Size = 200 GB
* Location = F:\VHDS
* Name = Win7vhd

What should you do?
Using DiskPart, type create vdisk file=f:\VHDS\Win7vhd.vhd maximum=204800