Upgrade Thin client HP T5740e WES7 with New (8.1) RPD client

I'm looking for Instructions on upgrading a T5740e to use the newest RDP 8.1 that is on the HP website.  We recently upgraded to server 2012 and the rdp performance is slow.


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Randy DownsOWNERCommented:
It's a Windows Update

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Operating system      Update

All supported x86-based versions of Windows 7      Download the update package now.

All supported x64-based versions of Windows 7      Download the update package now.

All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2      Download the update package now.

Important After the update is installed, install update 2913751 to fix a smartcard redirection issue.

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591Smart card redirection in remote sessions fails in a Windows 7 SP1-based RDP 8.1 client
Aaron TomoskyDirector of Solutions ConsultingCommented:
You should be using hp device manager to do your updates to thin clients.
You can also check out their velocity add on but I've never had a need for it personally so I don't know how well it works.

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Aaron is exactly right.. get the HP Device Manager and learn to use it.  Their support is great, *if* you can track down their email address.  (I used to have it :-\)  But as recently as 2 years ago they had 4 guys that supported it, and they really know their stuff..

You'll import the 8.1 package into device manager, configure a deployment action for it, and then deploy it.  
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1212proAuthor Commented:
Thank you everyone for your response. I downloaded the Device Manager and the Admin guide.

Is it possible to load the whole thing on a single machine?  In their diagram they showed multiple servers for individual functions which wouldn't be the best for my environment (only 10 thin clients).  

Has anyone been able to created an image for a USB flash that I can boot the thin clients off of and install that way?

1212proAuthor Commented:
Looks like it can be setup on a single 2012 server. I'll give that a try and reply back, but feel free to to add comments if you know how to create a usb flash image I can take to these few machines.

1212proAuthor Commented:
OK I found some other documentation that shows the process for a USB Image.

You can easily set it up on a single machine.. and if you don't have multiple sites with 100s to 1000s of machines you are better of just keeping it on 1.

You can run it on a workstation OS if you don't have too many machines..

In my implementation I had a central server and small FTP workstations at all the remote locations.

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