Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of WindowsInstall


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03/13/08 11:31:53 (10 years ago)
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joshuadf
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    1212   * `washington.edu` 
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    14  * Create a {{{C:\Users\}}} directory for backups 
     14 * Create and share a {{{C:\Users\}}} directory for backups 
     15 * Share {{{C:\Documents and Settings\}}} as `Profiles` for backups 
    1516 * WindowsClassic if you want the Classic look on XP 
    1617 * Install the [https://www.washington.edu/uware/uwick/ UWICK Starter Set] and [https://www.washington.edu/uware/virusscan/ McAfee VirusScan] 
    1718 * Install MS-Office '''if the computer is licensed''' 
    1819 * For workstations, join the BIOSTR.WASHINGTON.EDU domain; you may have to reboot twice for Firefox to install via Group Policy 
    19  * Install free applications from `\\viscus\Public` (or for laptops scp from `bursa:/ISO/windows-apps/`; for more ideas, see the [http://www.ischool.washington.edu/technology/softwarelist.aspx iSchool's list]) 
     20 * Install free applications from `\\viscus\Public`; for more ideas on public software, see the [http://www.ischool.washington.edu/technology/softwarelist.aspx iSchool's list]) 
    2021 * [wiki:AddingPrinter Add printers] if appropriate 
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    2323There are a lot of other ways to install Windows, here are ones I don't use and why (I'd like to get [http://wpkg.org WPKG] working for application installation, though): 
     
    2525 * Disk Imaging (Symantec Norton Ghost) - our hardware is too heterogenous (mostly Dell, but several models of Precision and Opti``Plex) 
    2626 * [http://unattended.sourceforge.net/ Unattended] - need to have volume licensing version of Windows XP; requires DHCP and maintainence 
    27  * Microsoft Remote Installation Services - have to buy product, reviewers are not impressed anyway 
     27 * Microsoft Remote Installation Services - have to buy product, reviewers are not that impressed for small networks anyway