You deploy Windows 8.1 by using Operating System Deployment (OSD). The deployment task sequence contains steps to install software updates and applications. The amount of time required to deploy the Windows 8.1 image has increased significantly during the last six months. You need to recommend a solution to reduce the amount of time it takes to deploy the image. What should you recommend?
A. Synchronize software updates before deploying the image.
B. Use offline servicing for the image.
C. Create a new automatic deployment rule.
D. Add an additional Install Software Updates step to the deployment task sequence.