[K12OSN] Installing using disk image WinXP pro

Daniel Hogan cablemonkey42 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 27 08:02:21 UTC 2005

If all the harddrives are the same, you can use UDPCast.


On Sun, 27 Feb 2005 18:56:35 +1300, Krsnendu dasa <krsnendu at orcon.net.nz> wrote:
> A little background:
> As mentioned in a recent email I need to install WinXP pro on 5 computers at
> our school. Each machine has identical hardware.
> *********************
> Specific task at hand:
> I would like to install WindowsXP incl. updates, antivirus and other
> essential programs on one computer, then copy the image of the hard drive to
> the other machine.
> Options:
> 1.Use Norton ghost, copy image to network share then use recovery disk to
> access image from network. (Preferred solution, because it will be easier to
> reinstall in future using this way.)
> 2. Take out the disk and use dd if= of= under linux (CDbased distribution,
> or put both HDs into another machine) to make a direct copy of the disk.
> Notes:
> 1. I know that for the computer to work on the network properly the netbios
> name and SID needs to be changed after the image has been copied.
> Any suggestions or tips?
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