add a custom background to MDT


Add a custom background to MDT, to achieve a more corporate look and or to customise the look of MDT to fall in line with your branding.


Once you have your Background.bmp file created you will need to overwrite the current existing file C:\Program Files\Microsoft Deployment Toolkit\Samples with your image.

You will then need to completely regenerate the boot image and then replace the boot image on WDS

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Once complete you can now boot via PXE into MDT and you will see your new background displayed.


A BMP image file sized 800×600 pixels named Background.bmp such as the one below


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