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How to boot Thin Client to Windows XP from Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services

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I am new to Thin Clients.
I have one to play with. I have a PC setup runnign Windows Server 2003 with Terminal Server setup.

How do I go about getting my Thin Client to boot to Windows XP and utilising this server for its My Documents etc?
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just access the remote desktop connection program and connect to the terminal server?
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The thin client has no operating system and no hdd so there is no rdp.
I remember at college, our thin clients had no hdd and simply booted to a remote? windows XP runnign formt he Server 2003.
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Try a Ubuntu liveCD written to a flash drive and then use the remote desktop

http://www.ubuntu.com/desktop/get-ubuntu/download   (item #2)

(I'm sure there are simpler ways - check www.distrowatch.com )
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