[Noisebridge-discuss] Cloning 900 netbooks - succeeding
girlgeek at wt.net
Sat May 3 07:49:59 UTC 2014
Hi Ronald and all who responded,
Thank you for the advice. Clonezilla worked like a charm. I already
have a copy of PartedMagic (a Linux O/S) which, it turns out, has
Clonezilla as one of its programs. All worked without a hitch.
On 4/21/2014 9:58 PM, Ronald Cotoni wrote:
> I think clonezilla might do what you want. But i could be mistaken.
> Are they all exactly the same hardware?
> On Apr 21, 2014 4:10 AM, "girlgeek" <girlgeek at wt.net
> <mailto:girlgeek at wt.net>> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have 900 netbooks to set up with Windows 8. Well actually, they
> already have Windows 8 installed. I have 900 netbooks to make
> usable since they are Windows 8 and are being given to people,
> most of whom have never touched a computer before.
> I have a vague memory that a company desktop technician did some
> manner of cloning so that all company laptops were identical. I
> also had the feeling that this is what the techs at bigbox
> computer stores do when setting up a newly purchased computer with
> all the official bloat ware.
> I would like to format these 900 machines and perform this manner
> of cloning setup. Is this something that someone at NB has done
> and can give me some tips on?
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