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What I would like to do is this:

At my office we have many machines with different hardware and we always have to fight against configuring each one for different printers.

Is there a way to have only one server and make that all clients use like different desktops or remote desktop so that all the configuration is present only in one place.

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Windows server can do this. – CanSpice Apr 5 '11 at 18:14
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You are describing exactly what a "server" does. Time to read up and figure out what you need, how much you can spend, and who will set it up for you. – echarnley Apr 6 '11 at 0:44
    
thanks for the help, actually I want to learn how to do it, so the easy question would be: what is the name of the feature im looking for? is it remote desktop, active directory, etc. does anyone know where should I start? – mongaru Apr 6 '11 at 14:10
    
Adjusted your question to prevent it from being closed, asking "how do Windows server works?" is really to broad and not answerable so I focused on "getting the configuration of your clients centralized", if that wording is incorrect please feel free to correct it. Can you describe your goal with details/examples? Welcome to Super User! :) – Tom Wijsman Apr 6 '11 at 15:23
    
thanks Tom, ok my idea is this, I would like users to use a desktop of my server (something like thin clients), this way I only have to configure drivers and stuff on my server and not on every single machine. Is this posible with some windows server? – mongaru Apr 6 '11 at 17:59

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