Before you start the installation, make the program you want to add or drivers for the device you are installing available either through a local external USB flash/hard disk drive, CD/DVD or a mapped network shared drive. DO NOT COPY TO THE C: DRIVE or ANY LOCAL DRIVE. External USB Flash drive is recommended for temporary storage.
- Plug in the external USB drive and logoff from the thin client as “User”
- Login as “Administrator” (Press shift and click “log off”. This will allow you to log in as a local administrator. Default password for administrator is Wyse#123) Please bear in mind that keyboard might be set to American layout in which case you’ll need to hold shift + 3 to do # symbol
- Verify that the File based writer filter is disabled. If not, click on the “FBWF Disable” icon, restart TC and login again as Administrator.
- Go the “Start > Settings > Control Panel” and double-click on the “Ramdisk” icon.
- Change the value from 16Mb to 64MB (you may have to increase this to a higher value depending on your application) and click “OK”. Do not set the value to 100MB.
- Reboot the Thin Client for the Ram disk value to change
- Login as Administrator
- Go the “Start > Settings > Control Panel” and double-click on the “System” icon
- For WES7 you will need to select from the left pane “Advanced system settings” first, select the “Advanced” tab and click on the “Environmental Variables…” button.
- Select the “TEMP” variable and click on the “Edit” button
- Change the “Variable value” from “Z:\” to “X:\” (where “X” is the drive letter of your external USB drive) and press “OK”
- Select the “TMP” variable and click on the Edit button
- Change the “Variable Value” from “Z:\” to “X:\” (where “X” is the drive letter of your external USB drive) and press “OK”
- Start installation process”. DO NOT RUN IT FROM THE CLIENT FLASH
- When the installation of your program is complete, change the Temp and TMP variables as well as the RAM disk back to the original values
- Double-click on the FBWF Enable icon. This will reboot the thin client.