Software Requirements

The following sections describe the server and client software requirements. Server software requirements apply to computers on which team members install and use BDD 2007 to configure distribution shares. Client software requirements apply to computers on which team members run the deployment scripts to install the Windows operating system. This solution’s guidance describes additional requirements.

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Server

Install the following software before installing BDD 2007 on the server computer:

Note   If teams choose to install only the BDD 2007 documentation, the only software requirements are Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 and MMC 3.0. The remaining software in the previous list is not required to view the documentation.

Client

Install the following software on each destination computer before running the deployment scripts on it:

Before running the Windows Deployment Wizard on destination computers that are running Microsoft Windows 2000, ensure that the file msvcp60.dll is installed. To install this file, download Vcredist.exe from http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;259403; then, extract the file on a computer running Windows XP Professional. (This program will not run in Windows 2000.) Copy the extracted contents to the %SYSTEMROOT%\System32 folder of the computer running Windows 2000.

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