• Customizing a RIS installation script

    Customizing the default Remote Installation Services (RIS) installation script requires nothing more than a few simple edits, which you can do without any real programming.

    Brien Posey13,805 pointsBadges:
  • Can I build a disk image using RIS that includes applications?

    We are swapping out all our old PCs with new ones all at once. I need to do application push-outs for the client machines. Can I use RIS (Remote Installation Service), and if so, where would I find out how to do it? I looked up a technical guide to RIS on the Microsoft Web site, but it looks like...

    jerry111,065 pointsBadges:
  • How can I deploy WinXP in a Win2000 based-network for 250 machines?

    I want to deploy Windows XP in a Windows 2000 environment. I would like to do it with less intervention from the administration side. My question is: what method do you suggest to deploy Windows XP in a Windows 2000-based networked environment for 250 machines? The method you choose for deploying...

    jerry111,065 pointsBadges:
  • Turn off SIS for small RIS installations

    Single Instance Storage (SIS) can slow down you PC imaging when using RIS.

    ITKE407,235 pointsBadges:
  • Remotely installing Windows 2000 Pro on 20 systems

    I have 20 systems that should be remotely installed with Windows 2000 Professional simultaneously. I can't use RIS because the NIC does not support it. So I went for Sysprep, which I found very difficult to use since I have one CDROM and one Floppy Drive with me. Is there any other way I can...

    SearchWinIT2,435 pointsBadges:
  • Installing RIS on Windows XP

    I am a hardware and networking engineer working with a service provider. I want to configure RIS on Windows XP Pro and install XP on another machine from RIS. Is this possible? If so, how can I do this?

    laurapennquakers2,040 pointsBadges:
  • Using RIS, which drivers should I use — DOS or Win2k?

    I used RBFG.EXE to create a boot disk (to install Windows 2000 via Remote Installation Service -- RIS). This solution is good with the recent card. RBFG.EXE proposes about 10 network cards. What must I do to add other drivers? And which drivers -- Windows 2000 or DOS?

    laurapennquakers2,040 pointsBadges:
  • Turning a standard RIS installation into a scripted installation

    There are three ways to install an operating system onto a client computer using RIS: a standard installation, a scripted installation or an image-based installation. This article will show you how to turn that standard installation into a scripted installation.

    Brien Posey13,805 pointsBadges:
  • Keep existing partitions with Riprep

    When using Riprep/RIS, a nasty result can be that you lose your existing data. This tip will show you how to prevent this.

    ITKE407,235 pointsBadges:
  • Deploy Windows Server 2003 SP1 with Remote Installation Services

    Learn to automatically install Windows Server 2003 SP1 on all new machine deployments using Remote Installation Services (RIS).

    JonHassell1,480 pointsBadges:

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