Solved

Installing Terminal Server Client without floppy drive

Posted on 2004-04-20
1
879 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-13
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.
0
Comment
Question by:makiwa1
1 Comment
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
corneliup earned 250 total points
ID: 10868781
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.
0

Featured Post

Do You Know the 4 Main Threat Actor Types?

Do you know the main threat actor types? Most attackers fall into one of four categories, each with their own favored tactics, techniques, and procedures.

Join & Write a Comment

NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
A Short Story about the Best File Recovery Software – Acronis True Image 2017
Sending a Secure fax is easy with eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com). First, Just open a new email message.  In the To field, type your recipient's fax number @efaxsend.com. You can even send a secure international fax — just include t…
Illustrator's Shape Builder tool will let you combine shapes visually and interactively. This video shows the Mac version, but the tool works the same way in Windows. To follow along with this video, you can draw your own shapes or download the file…

747 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

11 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now