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Installing Terminal Server Client without floppy drive

Posted on 2004-04-20
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I am trying to install Terminal Server client on a Windows 2000 Pro machine that does not have a floppy drive.

Have tried various things including coppying files to a network location and isnstalling from there, have tried installing from a mapped drive and USB key, but I get an error during the install.

In the client creator you only have the option of creating disks on the A: and B: drive, and I can't seem to map the usb key or CD drive as A: drive.

Am I missing somthing or is it impossible to install the client if you don't have a CD?

Is there a way I could roll out TS Client using group policy? This would be the most usefull solution.

Francois.
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Usualy the client software is already created on the TS server in the following folder:

C:\WINNT\system32\clients\tsclient\win32\disks

you will have to copy it from that location to the target computer and install.

In order to deploy software using group policy it must be a windows installer package (*.msi).

You will have to download the new (and enhanced) client from Microsoft

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/downloads/rdclientdl.asp

extract the contens of the archive to a folder on the server and configure a policy to deploy the msrdpcli.msi on target computers.
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