Your best bet in that regard would be a drive-imaging software package, my favorite being Symantec"s Ghost. Ghost will create a bootable CD image of a hard drive that you can restore a workstation to a "known-good" state. To non-destructively manipulate/extend disk partitions on existing workstations, I recommend PowerQuest"s Partition Magic -- relatively inexpensive and (IMHO) quite intuitive.
Dig deeper on Enterprise Infrastructure Management
Related Q&A from Laura E. Hunter
Active Directory expert Laura E. Hunter offers some advice for changing the IP addresses of domain controllers.continue reading
An admin needs to grant user access rights for those needing to traverse directory trees. Our server management expert explains how to use Group ...continue reading
An admin has two domains and two Active Directories. He wants to know how to join the Active Directories so that internal staff can access both, but ...continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.