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Windows 10 Configurator [Looking for Collaboration]

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Hi,

I started this project alone in May 2020 as project in my spare time at work, I'm working for a IT company that started opening their services to residential customers few months ago and now my position in the company kinda drifted in the doom and gloom world of repetitive tasks like: Reinstallation of Windows 10.

The procedure is very repetitive and I started feeling like being a robot which is the main reason I started this project.

 

==============================FAQ==================================

  • 1.
  • Q: Do you want this project to be accomplished with the usage of AutoIT ONLY or 3rd party tools / Scripts (BATCH / POWERSHELL / VB) ?
  • A: No, if I cannot find a way using AutoIT to accomplish a task I will move to my Plan B which consist of automating an 3rd party tool to accomplish the affected task until a solution is found.
  • 2.
  • Q: What do I get from helping/collaborating in this project?
  • A: I will personally take the responsability to mention you in the credits of this project.
  • 3.
  • Q: If I have more questions, can I ask?
  • A: Certainly! feel free to ask any questions related to this project!
  • 4.
  • Q: What is the main goal of this project?
  • A: Automating Windows 10 configuration without user interaction needed (as much as possible)

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Current progression of the project (more will be added in future)

« Blue = Info || Yellow = Unfinished/Untested || Purple = Could be better || Green = Done ||Red = Not Yet Started »

***Very early Stage ***

  • Connect Network Attached Storage(NAS) (Tested & Working - AutoIT only)

  • Download & Install up to 567 softwares with Auto prediction of text typed  (Tested & Working - using 3rd party tool)

  • Change OEM Information (Tested & Working -  AutoIT)

  • Disable ScreenSaver (Require testing AutoIT only)

  • Change Computer Name (Require testing AutoIT only) 

  • Show Computer Information and Smart status on GUI (Tested & Working - AutoIT Only)

  • Change .pdf / .pdfxml from Edge to Adobe Reader DC (Tested &Working - using 3rd party tool)

  • Change Edge to Google Chrome as Default Browser (Tested & Working - using 3rd party tool)

  • Windows Updates (Working - AutoIT only)

  • Install Office 365

  • Activate Office 365

  • Pin to taskbar Excel, Outlook, Word, Chrome (Tested & Working - using 3rd party tool)

       GUI currently featuring the following options :

  1. - Checkboxes for desired tasks

  2. Inputs for : SupportUrl, Manufacturer, Model, SupportPhone, SupportHour, OEM Logo path

  3.  Redirect ConsoleWrite with timestamped messages in richedit (errors shown separately in red colored text)

           *** To Do ***

  1.  - Read informations needed for tasks like: OEM, ComputerName, NAS user/password etc... from a file

  2.  - ListView for Windows Updates

  3.  - Probably more

 

***  If this project interest you, Reply here This will greatly help me to see if you'd like this project to become real :) ***

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2020.09.21 Update: Since this topic reached over 200+ views without a single interest shown by community, pm me if you're willing to be part of the project and i'll share with you the GitHub project link :) 

Best Regards,

~WilliamasKumeliukas

Edited by WilliamasKumeliukas

Do not like my dirty code? It's okay, but, in my opinion, the dirty codes are unique and I think it's a good glimpse of how the mind of the person who wrote it thinks, and that, that's what I call a psychological deduction step by step in all its splendor.

~WilliamasKumeliukas

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Main post updated

- Few more tasks added to the progression list + more colors added in hope this make it more pleasant to read :) 

-FAQ answer of #1 improved

Best regards,

~WilliamasKumeliukas

Edited by WilliamasKumeliukas

Do not like my dirty code? It's okay, but, in my opinion, the dirty codes are unique and I think it's a good glimpse of how the mind of the person who wrote it thinks, and that, that's what I call a psychological deduction step by step in all its splendor.

~WilliamasKumeliukas

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The current state is very temporary as everything was tested in separate files therefore I have to put everything together.

Expect to find some parts that aren't yet implemented in the script and there will be some missing functions and unused variables for now.

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I've created a repository for this project on Github and uploaded project folder containing ressources the script require to achieve some of the tasks.

Project link is now available in first post at bottom 

Edit: As my depression and the silence of this topic is growing, unfortunately project will only be shared via PM, if someone is interested to help/participate/contribute on the project.

Regards,

~WilliamasKumeliukas

Edited by WilliamasKumeliukas

Do not like my dirty code? It's okay, but, in my opinion, the dirty codes are unique and I think it's a good glimpse of how the mind of the person who wrote it thinks, and that, that's what I call a psychological deduction step by step in all its splendor.

~WilliamasKumeliukas

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Update 2020.11.18:  First post is updated with new features added in project, here is some screenshot of the project :) 

Stay Tuned! 

Main Tab:

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Windows Updater Tab:

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OEM and Computer Name configuration Tab :

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 *** If you like the progression and you'd like to help, please pm me and I will add you as contributor in the project GitHub :) ***

~WilliamasKumeliukas 

Edited by WilliamasKumeliukas

Do not like my dirty code? It's okay, but, in my opinion, the dirty codes are unique and I think it's a good glimpse of how the mind of the person who wrote it thinks, and that, that's what I call a psychological deduction step by step in all its splendor.

~WilliamasKumeliukas

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So where is the github project ?


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My contribution to others projects or UDF based on  others projects: * _sql.au3 UDF  * POP3.au3 UDF *  RTF Printer - UDF * XML.au3 UDF * ADO.au3 UDF SMTP Mailer UDF * Dual Monitor resolution detection * * 2GUI on Dual Monitor System * _SciLexer.au3 UDF * SciTE - Lexer for console pane

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Anticipating Errors :  "Any program that accepts data from a user must include code to validate that data before sending it to the data store. You cannot rely on the data store, ...., or even your programming language to notify you of problems. You must check every byte entered by your users, making sure that data is the correct type for its field and that required fields are not empty."

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To avoid further confusion: GitHub project link is only given if you want to contribute therefore if you're willing to lend a helping hand of any kind in the project, please pm me and ask me ( example: «I'd like to help in the project, can I join in?» ) and I will send you the GitHub project link :) 

(It was mentioned in first post at bottom)

Sincerely,

~WilliamasKumeliukas

Edited by WilliamasKumeliukas
Clarifying a bit more

Do not like my dirty code? It's okay, but, in my opinion, the dirty codes are unique and I think it's a good glimpse of how the mind of the person who wrote it thinks, and that, that's what I call a psychological deduction step by step in all its splendor.

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Posted (edited)

Hi WilliamasKumeliukas,

I am interessed in Looking for Collaboration Windows 10 Configurator.
I love Silent apps, or a Unattended Windows.
I am not a programmer, I often test software.
Make apps silent, make apps portable too.
And test everything in a clean windows 10 in VMWare.

I hope i can help with something.

 

Greatz

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