I am curious if anyone has been successful at applying the LANDesk HII process to Windows XP Home. I know that Home doesn't work completely with Sysprep, but I am not sure which functions in particular are not available. I have to deploy "exit images" to computers that leave our organization that were purchased with a Windows XP Home license. Has anyone been able to do this?
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brrrr XP Home ... shiver. Brave fellow ...
For my part, not come across anyone (successful or unsuccessful) who's tried anything of this sort with XP Home - sorry. Given a choice, I'd stay away as much as possible, but it doesn't sound like you have one?
I suppose you don't happen to have the luxury of homogenous hardware - where at least you could use a traditional image as a last resort?
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Actually I don't. We're a university, so we're always getting upgrades. If worse comes to worse, I will have to have an "exit" image for every model of computer!
That may be the way forward.
You can use the benefit of having a tree-structure in the boot-menu to get the right images across. It's a pain, but about the only realistic way.
XP Home already puts you in a bad position, and disparate hardware makes Sysprep/HII and co. even harder. This may be the "least bad" option, as it were.
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