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Chapter 17. Using a Windows XP Network > Tips from the Windows Pros: Using Comm...

Tips from the Windows Pros: Using Command-Line Utilities

Setting up a new network can be a grueling task. If you’ve ever set up a dozen computers in a day, you know what I mean. Think how long it took you to set up Windows, install applications, set up printers and network information, and get the desktop just so . . . then multiply that work by 10 or more. Then repeat the process anytime a new computer is installed, or repaired and reformatted.

Network managers do anything they can to minimize the amount of work they need to do to set up and maintain computers. Windows .NET Server offers a remote installation service that can set up a completely outfitted Windows XP workstation in a virgin computer, over the LAN, without laying a finger on it. This is a blessing for them, but what about those of us with peer-to-peer workgroup LANs?


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