We use HP Operations Orchestrator to do a lot of the automation workload in my job. I’ve been trying to do a clean install on top of Windows for a while. I’ve tried different OSes (7, 8, 8.1, 10), different versions of software installs etc…
But now I’ve managed to work it out. (and also got an automated install script that can be run to put the dependencies on!)
It uses the project boxstarter to do the grunt work. Its been tested Windows 7 and Windows 2012 R2.
Just type the following in a cmd.exe with administrative privileges:
This connects up to my gist files in github and will install the latest java, jdk, .net and Visual C++ runtimes.