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I want to install windows XP from an image. Image should be located on a PC in LAN. I want to boo the new PC with a CD which can run that image through LAN.

In an office I have seen this kind of installation, they used to boot the PC with a CD and just give the IP address of the remote PC and the path of image file. OS starts installing from that image
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by:Kechka
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Acronis have that solutions http://www.acronis.eu/
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by:iceblitz
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use acronis True Image and Snap Deploy.
you can use Acronis Snap Deploy to create a Bootable media to boot or you can configure Acronis PXE Server which is included in Snap Deploy.

or You can use Microsoft Windows Deployment Server.
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Ghost can do this.

For a Ghost tutorial see http://ghost.radified.com/

There's a lot of stuff there to read.
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by:Abhishek-Srivastava
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can anyone tell me exactly which version of Norton Ghost has this kind of facility.
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Corporate edition page 16 of the link I supplied earlier.


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You connect to the network first using DOS commands and drivers.  These set the network drive up as a drive you can access.

Then you use Ghost to install from an image file on the server drive.
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I have tried this software, and I think it will work for me.
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