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Master Geek


# 139420 8-Feb-2014 18:02
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I have a laptop that will only install windows off PXE. Its a business one with one of those preset BIOS keys that noone knows the password to.

What I want to do:

Install Windows Server on my main PC as a VM. Bridge the network to the nic. Disconnect from my main network and plug the laptop in via a router that isn't DHCP enabled.

Then install Windows 7 via WDS to the laptop.

Will this work?

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  # 982383 8-Feb-2014 18:08
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Cant see why not.

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  # 983633 10-Feb-2014 20:24
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I have WDS running on Server 2012 on a virtualbox VM.
Does not need a domain and does not need to be disconnected from the rest of the (home) network.

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