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Old 11-28-2008, 09:46 AM   #13
Steve Rindsberg
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Microsoft products still ask to be fed at inconvenient times. The other day a tech and I were trying to solve a connection mystery between two servers in different buildings. All of a sudden we were rudely interrupted by a demand to insert a Windows Server CD into the drive of one of the servers. The one in the other building, of course...
What with the size of today's HDDs, I got into the habit a while back of copying the contents of the install CDs for the OS and major apps into a \CDs folder immediately after doing the install. Or sometimes before hand, then doing the install from the copy in \CDs\Office2003 or whatever.

I *literally* can't tell you how much trouble that's saved because after the first time it demands the CD and I point it at the copy on the HDD, there are no further demands. It just goes and gets what it thinks it wants.

   
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