Native resolution not set after deploying via MDT 2010

If your machines aren’t automatically having their display resolution set to their monitor’s native resolution after deployment via MDT, this may be the cause of the problem.

Although I’d previously deployed Vista and Windows 7 using MDT 2010, I’d never seen this problem. The issue occurred with a captured HP ProBook x86 Windows 7 Professional build.

I had to edit the unattend.xml for the task sequence in question, and delete the Display section from oobeSystem –> x86_Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup_neutral. Once this was done, the strange default of 1024 x 768 (where did that come from?) was no longer applied, and Windows Setup detected and set the maximum resolution.

WSIM-res_issue

3 thoughts on “Native resolution not set after deploying via MDT 2010

  1. Thank you for the screen shot and posting, lots of info out there on the subject, your solution is the simplest to implement, and I can verify that it resolves this issue

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s