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Is there a way to deploy Windows 10 via the K1000?

12/02/2015 3636 views
I thought I saw mention of this at one point, but cannot find any information.
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  • I am looking to either deploy the upgrade via k1000 or k2000. I thought I saw there was a method on the k2000 you could do it without wiping /reimaging the machine.

    I tried to copy the zipped dvd install to the k1000 but it keeps timing out.
  • what would be a way to preform an in-place upgrade through the K1000? I've tried looking at the "Windows 10 Imaging guide" below, but it only briefly mentions doing it in the k1000. I have about 1600 machines that will need to upgrade to Win10 before June.

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I haven't done it personally but the author of this told me it works at the Software user Forum in October. 

http://www.itninja.com/blog/view/windows-10-imaging-guide
Answered 12/02/2015 by: rockhead44
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  • They showed how to use the k1000 to deploy an upgrade from w7 to w10 at Dell World User Forum
    • Is there any record of this anywhere?
      • I think they said they would make the presentation available but it would be a few weeks leave this open and maybe one of the instructors will see it and be able to answer
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    • That would be an upgrading using a patch to do it vs a deploy. If it is a patch, sure the K1000 can deploy that installer and have it run.
      • you are not using a patch you zip the install dvd and are running the install setup.exe. with a script
      • Sorry poor choice of words by calling it a patch per say since you can install it from Windows Update.
      • Ideally I'd like to push out the upgrade silently. I know it is technically a patch in WSUS, so thats why I was thinking k1000. Seems like many possible methods with the k1000 or k2000, but no step by step guide available yet.
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In this blog if you read thru all they do on the k2000 is copy the source media, autologon and run the setup.exe using command line switches

http://www.itninja.com/blog/view/upgrading-to-windows-10

they referenced this link in the blog, that talks about setup.exe commands for installing.

http://winaero.com/blog/windows-10-setup-exe-command-line-switches/

you could zip up the dvd and upload that as a script dependency and script out the login and setup calls

here are the k2 scripts that do the upgrade




Answered 12/02/2015 by: SMal.tmcc
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K1000 does not do imaging. If you want to do imaging you have to look at the K2000 System. 
Answered 12/02/2015 by: nshah
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