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Old 01-04-02, 08:31 AM
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IT folk..... Windows 2000 question

We are in the process of making new images for our new machines with Windows 2000; this is going to be our first batch of Windows 2000 PC's. When I load Windows 2000 everything is found and the drivers are all loaded by Windows 2000. I was just wondering if I should keep these drivers or go to the manufacturer's website and download the Windows 2000 drivers from there (video Card, network cart etc.)

For instance the video card is a Diamond Stealth III, it works fine with Windows 2000 drivers but should I go to Diamond's website and download their drivers?

And does anybody know where I could find good installation instructions for Windows 2000 PC's?

Any help would be appreciated... Thanks!
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For mass installed systems, I just go ahead and use the drivers included with Win2000 unless they act up.
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Originally posted by Dead
For mass installed systems, I just go ahead and use the drivers included with Win2000 unless they act up.

yep.. same here
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Sounds like a plan! Thanks!
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I use Ghost 7.0 to roll out my Win2k upgrades (boot disk/drive mapping way). You may need to experiment with the "/buffersize" switch, otherwise it runs extremely slowly.
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Originally posted by MichaelBlanton
I use Ghost 7.0 to roll out my Win2k upgrades (boot disk/drive mapping way). You may need to experiment with the "/buffersize" switch, otherwise it runs extremely slowly.
Yeah I already figured out ghost 7 because ghost 6 does not work with 2000 + NTFS. But I did not know about the /buffersize switch. Any suggestions for a good buffersize?

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