Prepare the source image by installing and configuring the OS and application settings the way you want them. Run the sysprep utility and shutdown the computer. Then take an image of its hard drive with Ghost or another imaging utility. You can then deploy the image to target workstations.
Here is a good step-by-step reference for using sysprep <a href=”http://support.microsoft.com/kb/302577″>http://support.microsoft.com/kb/302577</a>.