Windows XP Workstation Setup — Summary

Recycled Dell Optiplex 270 setup  with Windows XP  

Install Windows XP OS
 Partition Hard Drive 
 Install Windows XP SP2 from Dell CD 
 First User = “Network Manager” 
 Administrator password =  
 Drivers: Install Intel Chip Set Drivers
 Drivers: Install video drivers —  video will change from 640×480 to something more reasonable
 Drivers: Install network drivers.  
 Install Windows Updates, SP3 and subsequent updates
  Assign the machine name: YBWSx  — Workgroup = Workgroup 

Install Security Software  
 Install Microsoft Security Essentials
 Create user accounts:   labmgr/labpassword with Admin rights, and student/student with normal rights 
 Install FreeNas batch file in C:\FreeNas 
 Create shortcut for Freenas batch file on desktop
 Install  Microsoft Office 2007 Office 2007
 Install Microsoft Security Essentials 
 Install LogMeIn 


Log in under the Student Account: 
Remove icons for OE, Windows Media, etc. on start menu 
Create shortcut for Freenas batch file on desktop
 Pin Word, Excel, icons to start menu
 Change search engine in IE to Google, and home page to Google. 

Finish up
 Create stickers and put on machine.   

Install on site
  Login with admin account
    Install printer(s) 
    Login with student account
  Test MAP H: connection to server

Optional:   
 Create Auto Login for student account
Press WindowsKey+R
In the box type control userpasswords2
select the student account 
check box, allow login without password. 

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