Provide GUI option in disk partitioning Task Sequence step to guarantee drive letter selection
We were trying to build a Windows 10 deployment and got stuck for a little while. We used the 1511 WIM from VLSC and had the OSPreserveDriveLetter = True variable. We did NOT do a build and Capture to create the customized WIM. We used the Stocked 1511 WIM to try and lay down the Windows 10 Image.
After lots of reading, troubleshooting, and frustrations, we were finally able to get the TS to use the C drive to lay down the OSDisk.
It would be awesome if we could have a task sequence step that allows the OSD admin to choose which drive letter to lay down the OSDisk.
In 1606 we have deprecated OSDPreserveDriveLetter – instead of using the captured driver letter the change leaves Windows Setup to determine the best drive letter.
Prajwal Desai commented
You can choose from one of the below options :-
The available options we can choose from are:
Next available partition
Specific disk and partition
Specific logical drive letter
Logical drive letter stored in a variable