Free Deploy Windows Image over Network with AOMEI Image Deploy. Quickly deploy system image to multiple computers or clone multiple computers over network. Now more and more users would like to backup computer to NAS or network shared folders to save local disk space. So deploy Windows 7 system image to different hardware is already a very common thing in people’s daily life. But how can you deploy Windows 7 system image to different hardware and guarantee the operability after the restoration?
Free AOMEI Image Deploy is your best system image recovery software that intends to restore one system image to multiple computers that work in same LAN either with similar or dissimilar hardware. You don’t need to use CD/DVD or USB to boot target computer because it will create WinPE in the installation directory automatically.
How to deploy Windows 7 over the network with AOMEI Image Deploy?
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Step1- install and launch AOMEI Image Deploy on one of your PCs and use it as the master PC. Let AOMEI Image Deploy to create WinPE ISO image for you. Or, select the second option to create the ISO manually if you want to add some drivers to the target PC(s). Check Enable DHCP box at the same time if you don’t have one.
Step2- after creating WinPE ISO image, the AID will give you the message reading “The service has started, waiting for connect…” as follow.
Step3- leave this PC alone and boot the target PC(s). Keep tapping F2 or F8 once booting. Enter the BIOS to change boot priority to network.
Step4- after all target PCs boot normal, AOMEI Image Deploy on master PC will prompt you “Client computers connected” in the display list. Click “I confirm all the client computers which need to be restored are online” and click Next.
Step5- click Browse to navigate the Windows 7 image you stored on network before. You may configure more at will if you deploy image to multiple computers as the example did. Note that the “Destination disk” refers to the disk number on client PC(s) you will deploy; the “Deployed computers” refers to the PC amount you will deploy at a time.
Step6- click “Start Deploy” after personal configurations done. If you want to restart the client PC(s) after deployment, go and turn over one of your favorite magazines to wait the process to be completed.
Step7- Here you can view the image deployment progress of each client computer. Besides, you can choose whether to shut down or restart the client computers after the deployment is completed.
Free AOMEI Image Deploy helps you to save the time of booting up each computer one by one as well as the time of creating bootable device for possibly dissimilar hardware. Not only Windows 7, AOMEI Image Deploy also supports both 32 bit and 64 bit of Windows 10/8/8.1/XP/Vista/Server 2003/2008/2012/2016. In addition, when you are restoring a system image to a different hardware, you can use the free backup tool AOMEI Backupper, it will automatically tick the Universal Restore option to guarantee the success.