Category Archives: Technical

Desktop configuration at Grmtech

The configuration of the software image: OS: Win XP Pro with SP3 Organization of the Start->All Programs menu 1. Accessories -> Windows Standard accessories 2. Start up -> Use run->msconfig->startup to make sure that ONLY the following two softwares are getting loaded during start up: a. spark b. Norton Anti Virus 2009 3. Communication -> […]

Virtualizing the desktops to reduce the total cost of ownership.

Objective: Manage the desktops better. More explained in Current scenario: 60 desktops with roaming profile. These desktops have been installed using Norton ghost images. Future scenario: Being able to maintain one image copy that is installed on all the 60 desktops and can be synchronized each week end. So that on each week end every […]

Portable Personal OS in Your Pocket

I liked the “roaming desktop” strategy very much basically for its flexibility.  It allows end-users to access their desktop just as they left it, improving work-flow and maintaining a consistent and familiar working environment. But this is possible within a server, connected through local area network. Wouldn’t it have been great, if we can access […]