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      ThinkServer EasyStartup v3.7.11d - Hints and Tips

      The following is a list of tips associated with ThinkServer EasyStartup v3.7.11d

      1] The response file for unattended installation of the operating system cannot be stored on USB flash drive with NTFS file system.  The user must create a FAT32 file system partition on the USB Flash drive.

      Workaround

      Create a FAT32 file system partition on the USB Flash drive before saving the response file.

      2] To use a preexisting response file to install the operating system, all partitions and data on the hard disk drive will be deleted.

      Cause

      EasyStartup is designed to delete all partitions and data on hard disk drive by using preexisting response file to install the operating system.

      Symptoms

      To use a preexisting response file to install the operating system, there is one warning message at the beginning to let the user verify and make sure whether to continue installation. If yes, all partitions and data on your hard disk drive will be deleted during the later installation process.

      Workaround
      • Make sure you have backed up the data on your hard disk drive.
      • If you want to install the operating system on the existing system partition and keep all data on other partitions as well, you can access the main interface and go through the manual installation configuration steps.

      3] When inputting IP address, can not automatically move focus to the next space by using digital keystrokes on the right of keyboard.

      Cause

      Only keystrokes on the right of keyboard have this limitations.

      Workaround

      You can use digital keystrokes on the top of letters, or by using mouse.

      4] If the user selects the option to "Install the operating system using a preexisting response file", all the data on other partitions will be deleted.

      Workaround

      The user must select "Continue to the main interface" in order to save their data on the other partitions.

      5] Use EasyStartup via remote management model, switch the focus between left and right panel by keyboard will fail on the remote console window, easy start up cannot support this function.

      Workaround

      The user should use the mouse to switch the focus between the left and right panel.

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