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Monday, August 4, 2014

Problems activating Windows 7

Did you type the correct KMS in?
Is the time and date correct?
Do you need to configure your DNS to see the KMS?

Setting up a PC - Temple University

Bring external hard drive
Bring usb network adapter
And/or wifi adapter
Bring extra printer, power, monitor cords

Register mac address
Backup user data and bookmarks
Take pc off domain
Run windows updates
Check drivers
Activate windows
Activate office
Install proper java
Install powershell
Install webex
Install  citrix
Install proper Internet Explorer(IE9 for iGreenTree)
Update symantec policy
Update Firefox
Add to ou
Make users admin
Install requested software (adobe, spss...)
Install printers
Adjust msconfig
Transfer backup data to c:

Power options, closing lid
User login on ethernet (domain account)

Turning Point
Make desktop shortcuts

Configure start screen
Add bookmarks citrix, tumail

Inventory at final location

Giving a client a surface

Show Client how to:
customize start screen
swipe up from bottom to bring up apps
Swipe from right to bring up settings to shutdown or check wifi
Windows key +x, u, u; for quick shutdown
Swipe from left to bring up last app
Closing an app, swipe down from top, or mouse in top left corner, right click
Stylus: side button for right click,  or hold down
Setup Microsoft Account
Setup mail (outlook or mail app)
Citrix DocFinder to access shared folder
IP and computer name for remote access
add xerox printers
Sign in goes directly to desktop

Monday, April 28, 2014

SAS Install (version9.2)

Steps for Installation of SAS 9.2

Verify that the version you are installing is the same version(9.3) and
    same bit(x86 or 64) as the one that was purchased
Verify the expiration date - this is located in the SID
    the SID is a text file that is usually emailed to the dept.
    coordinator upon purchase of the license, save this to desktop
    You will be prompted to read from this file
Uninstall previous versions if applicable
    Try to do this through Control Panel - all SAS components
    If this fails delete SAS directly through "Program Files" folder
        after you uninstalled as much as you could through control panel
Install the correct version of JRE, usually version 6u24
SAS Foundation must install without errors, if an error occurs
    retry, if it occurs again retry with another disk

If still failing, I dunno...

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Simple Command Line Steps to Capture an Image

From PC that is ready to be captured

open cmd as administrator
cd c:\windows\system32\sysprep
sysprep /oobe /generalize

boot from your USB that contains imagex
go to drive letter with imagex

imagex /capture c:\ e:\CapturedImage.wim "Captured Image" /verify

this is saying, capture the c drive, save it on the e drive as CapturedImage.wim
you need to make sure you have the right drive letters before running the command
The part in quotes is the description and doesn't really matter