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General Chat Thread, and so it begins..... in General; Just taken delivery of 96 new pc's + monitors, im staying on tonight and will be locked in so that ...
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    and so it begins.....

    Just taken delivery of 96 new pc's + monitors, im staying on tonight and will be locked in so that i can get the image made and ready, tomorrow im training for my yomp doing 15 miles, then sunday were in all day from 8am to take out the existing 96 and to put in the new 96...

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    Why ? Can you not wait until half term?

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    Eek you must be bonkers. I'd wait until the hols with that many!

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    even half term....96, all at once? That's three holidays worth of work in one day!

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    If I was going to be in over the weekend I'd get it in writing that I would be paid OT.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tmcd35 View Post
    even half term....96, all at once? That's three holidays worth of work in one day!
    That's nothing, I did nearly 300 in 5 weeks over the summer, and that included fixing problems.

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    The decision was made that the current ict suites pc's are holding back the students and are having a negative effect on their coursework, which is due in 3 weeks time hence the need for change asap, were getting paid overtime thats not an issue here.

    all good fun and challenging

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    Quote Originally Posted by Craggus2000 View Post
    That's nothing, I did nearly 300 in 5 weeks over the summer, and that included fixing problems.
    Thats nothing, we reimage 300 plus desktops/laptops in 1 conficker riden evening (server switch was mad)

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    still here, only one left in the building... cs4 really does take ages to install...

    bunch of kids sat outside the main entrance drinking...

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    Oh the joys of being the only one left on site! i have been there a few times.. it's so creepy on your own.. yet so fun!

    Hope you get them all done!

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    Ah I remember all that... then we bought Citrix Provisioning server.. one build, and they all work from the same network image, no ghosting or imaging, just a nice network boot.. deeply joyous IT Dept!

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    Almost done, about to gather the image with fog, heading home shortly!!

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    back in today.... something knocked out the lan card.. could i get it working?? could i eck!! rebuilding it again today!!

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    Locked in? they won't give you keys....

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    locked in yes but i have a master key, cant leave the external doors unlocked as anyone could walk in...

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