Users want to deploy a disk image on bare metal when he purchased recycle computer with no OS on or his current PC becomes malfunctioned. Companies, schools, and hospitals who want to deployment on bare metal via images on a large scale usually dispose of masses of computers that come from different sources or donations, suburban schools in particular. Windows also provide the feature of bare metal restore. But today we will introduce another free cool image deployment tool to you, AOMEI Image Deploy, AOMEI Image Deploy is an image deployment software that supports you deploy system image or system disk image to multiple computers through the network in a LAN, which can solve the installation and configuration system problem of a batch of computers.
AOMEI Image Deploy supports all Windows operating systems, including Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP and Windows Server 2003/2008 (R2)/2011/2012 (R2)/2016.
Free download AOMEI Image Deploy from here: http://www.aomeisoftware.com/download/aid/DeployFree.exe
How to deploy disk image on bare metal with AOMEI Image Deploy?
Step 1. Install AID on your properly work computer and use it as the master PC. Then you need to place the backed up disk image on network or NAS. And select “Create WinPE automatically” or do that manually if you want to add more drivers to the machines. Check Enable DHCP box at the same time if there is no one in the LAN.
Step 2. When AID shows “The service has started, waiting for connect…” as follow, it’s time to boot target bare machines. Just leave this master PC alone for a while.
Step 3. Start client machines (target machines) and enter the BIOS to change boot priority to network.
Step 4. If all machines boot successfully, AID on master PC will reminder “client computers connected” in the display list. Then click “I confirm all the client computers which need to be restored are online” and click Next.
Step 5. Now it’s time to do personal configurations. Click Browse to select the disk image you stored on the network before. You may configure more at will if you deploy the 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.
Step 6. Now click “Start Deploy” to start the deployment. It may take a while based on the bare metal amount you deploy.
AOMEI Image Deploy is not only an image deployment software, but also it can save you a lot of time, money, and effort. If you want to deploy Windows image to dissimilar hardware and deploy target PCs amount overpass 30, you can to turn to AOMEI Image Deploy Technician version. Afterwords，AOMEI Technology’s computer backup software AOMEI Backupper 4.0.4, you can also backup server and restore files/folders, system, partitions and disks with this software. AOMEI Backupper 4.0.4 not only supports MBR/GPT disk backup, external hard disk backup, hardware RAID backup but also supports create a system image.