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Windows 7: Bootable .iso file

06 Aug 2011   #1

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Bootable .iso file

Hey guys just have a quick question. I have a server and domain in my house. I bought a few laptops for my family and I want to install Windows XP Professional on them. For now I'm just focusing on one computer but how would I go about making a .iso file bootable and then putting on a flash drive so I can install it on a computer with no operating system. (I already made the .iso file I just need it to be bootable)

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06 Aug 2011   #2

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers

Hi there
I think with the server you can set up the software to install on the client computers via the Windows PE (pre install environment) which can be started on the client computers at first logon.

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(XP used to be managed similarly)

You need to have a license for each of the windows client computers -- (large computers have a special license for multiple installation setups which use a special licensing server but in your case the client machines will have to activate windows individually)

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06 Aug 2011   #3
Bare Foot Kid
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Have a look at this tutorial linked below and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.

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