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Anonymous
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August 17, 2005 3:46:36 PM

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I've tried to understand sysprep commands but I'm to stupid to use it!

Help!!!
Anonymous
a b V Motherboard
August 17, 2005 3:46:37 PM

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A Repair Installation should be perfectly sufficient.
http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm
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Cari (MS-MVP)
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"Mr Bean" <bnhgrtwo@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> I've tried to understand sysprep commands but I'm to stupid to use it!
>
> Help!!!
Anonymous
a b V Motherboard
August 17, 2005 6:04:04 PM

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Cari (MS-MVP) wrote:
> A Repair Installation should be perfectly sufficient.
> http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm


Great web page.

I was using Google to find some of these things and the was no joy!

Many thanks...
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Anonymous
a b V Motherboard
August 17, 2005 7:30:59 PM

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Mr Bean wrote:
|
| Since we got so far, if I want use nicely done XP as a ghosted to use on
| other machines, what other commands would you recommend to use wit
| sysprep?
|
| I mean use one well organized copy of XP which will allow me to
| changewin number and curtesy period of activation.
|
| I know I'm asking for a huge favor!
|
| :) 
|

Hi Mr Bean -

Unfortunately, as a home computer user, my knowledge is limited by my own
use of Sysprep to move an installation to a new computer without having to
perform a Repair install, which is destructive to Service Packs and most
Windows Updates.

Your best bet would be to search for the available commands for Sysprep at
http://microsoft.com.

I did a quick search and found a good place to start:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;302577

Jef
Anonymous
a b V Motherboard
August 18, 2005 1:19:52 PM

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Bird Janitor wrote:

> Hi Mr Bean -
>
> Unfortunately, as a home computer user, my knowledge is limited by my own
> use of Sysprep to move an installation to a new computer without having to
> perform a Repair install, which is destructive to Service Packs and most
> Windows Updates.
>
> Your best bet would be to search for the available commands for Sysprep at
> http://microsoft.com.
>
> I did a quick search and found a good place to start:
> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;302577
>
> Jef


I'm aware of this article and docs about sysprep.

I'm a computer technician, but their language is so difficult to
understand, that not many technicians are using sysprep to install Windows.

I had a try several times and ended up always installing Windows typical
way, insert CD and start from scratch.

If MS would be more friendly to people, who do work for them without any
rewards, they would supply ready scripts for use in many different
scenarios.

Unfortunately they don't give a s%^&t about us and so far not many
resellers are using sysprep the proper way.

Since launch of Win XP I was not able to use it and even find on the net
some easier to understand explanation, how to use it.

My current post is another attempt to find the solution to speed up an
installation of Windows.

To use sysprep properly I had few attempts using doc from MS, wasted two
days and no joy.

Would be nice to be able to make two copies of Win XP, Pro and Home
with great setups, ghost it to other machines in a matter of few minutes
without many hassles and than just put drivers and serial numbers and
deliver it to the client.

Thanks for your help.

I'll try again...

;) 
!