How to use MDT to re-install OS directly for Win10 home edition

Eaven Huang 1,816 Reputation points

Dear All,

We have MDT ready and running smoothly, there is no problem to install OS via network PXE boot option. However, we came across an issue to re-install OS via Litetouch vbs as mentioned at

The scenario is that the new laptops purchased from Chinese market place are always Windows Home edition in Chinese language only. The pain point to install OS via network with MDT is that some new models (for example surface) are not easy to be booted from network, and they require specified adapter to convert to wired network port, so if we could just re-install it from existing OS, that would save a lot of time.

I've tried Litetouch script but it always returned captioned error, any suggestions would be really appreciated. Many thanks.

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
A collection of Microsoft tools and documentation for automating desktop and server deployment. Previously known as Microsoft Solution Accelerator for Business Desktop Deployment (BDD).
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  1. Simon Ren-MSFT 17,676 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    Thanks for posting in Microsoft MECM Q&A forum.

    1.Please help check the SMSTS.log, Bdd.log, LiteTouch.log to see if there is any furter information.
    Troubleshoot MDT Deployments with log files
    Troubleshooting Reference for the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

    2.What edition and language you would like to upgrade to? Could you please share your MDT task sequence screenshoot?

    Thanks for your time.

    Best regards,

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