XP Initial Setup
Software Licenses – Press any Key
Important Technical Support Information – Press any Key
Welcome to Microsoft Windows – Click Next
How should dates and currency appear? – Use defaults – Click Next
What time zone are you in? – Choose Eastern Time (US & Canada)- Click
The End User License Agreement – Check Yes, I accept- Click Next
What’s your computer name?
PDTC 6 M F -01
1= Primary W= 3 digit Room # Unit #
School Name 2=Intermedia S= Server Letters= Mobile
First 3 3=Elementar M= Mobile
4= Middle P= Printer
Mobile lab F-01 -- Click Next
XXX MAC 6 z
Lock Number School Name 2= Intermediate
First 3 Characters 3= Elementary
How will this computer connect to the Internet?
Select – Local area Network (LAN)
Setting up a high speed connection
Static IP Address – 10.###.###.###
Subnet Mask – 255.255.0.0
Default gateway – 10.###.###.###
Preferred DNS – 188.8.131.52
Alternate DNS – 184.108.40.206
Who will use this computer?
Your name – Use short name of System name (PDTC6)
2nd User – Teacher
3rd User - Student
4th User –
5th User –
Now you can customize your desktop and configure the computer to meet your desires.
Please make sure to update your software regularly. You can do this automatically by:
Right click My Computer – Select Automatic Updates
Check: Keep my computer up to date
Select: Download the updates automatically and notify me when they are ready
to be installed.
Please make sure to download and install Antivirus software to protect the computer. All
Knox County School System employees have free access to Command software, and it
can be use on computers at home as well as in the schools.