6.2 Preparing your Reference Device for the WSM Client Software
After you have installed the operating system (and if necessary, the device drivers) on the Reference
Device, you will need to make some modifications to image to enhance user experience and improve
stability. Perform the same prerequisite steps on the reference device as you did for the WSM server.
Make sure to disable the sleep settings in the Power Options Control panel. If your streaming client
devices do not have real-time clock chips, you may want to turn on the NTP client as shown in Section
4.3 above. Also, you should also turn off any un-needed windows features using the steps outlined in
Section 4.4. Make sure your Reference Device is added into the AD controller, and test the user logon
procedure to insure that the roaming profiles are functioning properly.
Lastly, a special hotfix from Microsoft is necessary to correct an issue related to a bug that prevents client
devices from accepting the streamed OS image from the WSM server. This patch requires that Service
Pack 1 be installed prior to the hotfix, and this hotfix is required to be applied before loading the WSM
client driver software. You can get this hotfix from the Microsoft website (make sure you download the 32
bit version of the hotfix): http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2550978
6.3 Installing the WSM Client Software
This section provides the detailed procedures you must complete to install the WSM Client. Although you
can select custom installation configurations during the installation, it is recommended that you use the
default configurations. WSM Client software adds the required drivers and functions for streaming the
Client operating system. It also enables application streaming and subscriptions for individual client users.
An easy-to-use operating system image creation tool is included in the WSM Client software, which is
used to create a base OS Image that can be provisioned to client devices in your WSM environment.
Copy the WSMClient.exe program from your WSM server and place in on the desktop of the reference
device. Double-click WSMClient.exe and accept the security User Access Control pop-up window.
This will initiate the Install Shield program. Click Next> to open the End User License Agreement window.
Figure 52: Installing WSM Client Software
After reading the agreement, select the I accept the terms in the license agreement option and click
Next> to open the Customer Information window. Enter the User Name and Organization, and then click
Next> to open the Destination Folder window. Click Next> to accept the default destination. You are
ready to install, so click Install to begin.