If these new PC's are identical: make an image of one and copy that to the 499 others. No need to do 500 installs.
Having 500 identical PC's with the same basic image is a very good construction, seen from the system management perspective. Having 500 different PC's is a potential disaster.
Is there a way to migrate XP network printer settings and drivers from one machine to another?
I've been struggling with this issue for a while. I think the problem is because the printers are not located on a server, so I have to connect to them through a local TCP/IP port.
This is a pain, because I have 500 PCs that are being replaced, and I have to manually connect at least five printers to each PC individually. This is really slowing down the process.
I tried using the File and Settings Transfer Wizard, but nothing gets moved over.
I also considered USMT, but the documention I've found on the web only refers to XP to Win7 migrations.
Please advise on any scripts, utilities, etc. that I can run to help make this task a lot easier and faster.
Thanks for your replies...