Automating Installation of Windows Xp

By muiezahmed ·

I Have 72 Computers with one USB CDROM & 1 Windows XP CD, now i want to do 1 time installation for all the 72 Computers from formatting the Windows XP & deciding the partition size of C & D and continue with installation for all computers, is there a way to automate it so that i can finish the setup in 1 Hr or 2 Hr..


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use the unattended installation

by CG IT In reply to Automating Installation o ...
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No Help found

by muiezahmed In reply to use the unattended instal ...

Hi, i went through the link which you provided to me it is about unattended installation my question was, i have all new computers without any OS in that i want to connect it to the switches and start the installation from one CDROM & one computer to all 75.

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Not enough info

by ComputerCookie In reply to No Help found

do these PC's have a floppy drive?

You would need an Image on the server and an
appropriate boot disk for each PC.

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by muiezahmed In reply to Not enough info

No Floppy drive & no cd drive...

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You need an imaging/deployment package

by IC-IT In reply to No

like Ghost or set up a RIS.

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no floppy no CD then you need a RIS server

by CG IT In reply to You need an imaging/deplo ...

which will deploy the unattended installation image. do it all the time...

Visit technet again and search RIS [remote installation server].

note: to do this the computer must have a PXE enabled NIC card

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