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  1. 1. Installing Windows XP Professional 70-270: MCSE Guide to Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  2. 2. Upgrading Versus Installing <ul><li>Choose between: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upgrading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A &quot;clean&quot; installation </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Upgrading (Page 1) <ul><li>Possible if previous version of Windows already is installed </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrading can an preserve settings … </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Password files, desktop settings, general or network configurations, installed programs, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>System utilities and device drivers unique to the old O/S will be lost </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Upgrading (Page 2) <ul><li>Upgrades are possible from: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows 95 OSR2,Windows 98,Windows 98 SE, and Windows ME </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows NT 4.0 Workstation (with Service Pack 6 or later) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows 2000 Professional (with any service packs) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows XP Home Edition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows 95 (retains less information since Microsoft no longer supports it) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Upgrading (Page 3) <ul><li>To perform the upgrade: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Backup all data—also make certain you have all program installation disks (just in case) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select the executable file winnt32.exe from the &quot;I386&quot; folder on the installation CD (this is the installation application for most installs) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Only if the install application does not run automatically when the CD is inserted </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select &quot;Upgrade (Recommended)&quot; from the drop-down menu </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Upgrade Option From Setup Wizard
  7. 7. Data File Backup Considerations <ul><li>If backing up from Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows SE or Windows ME: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not backup files that were compressed using older version of Windows backup utility—Windows XP backup not compatible with earlier versions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>One of two XP Professional utilities, run before the upgrade, help to retain many personal system settings and data files: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Files and Settings Transfer Wizard&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;User State Migration&quot; </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Device Driver Considerations <ul><li>Most drivers will be updated automatically during the installation </li></ul><ul><li>Nonstandard or obscure drivers may need to be replaced if possible </li></ul><ul><li>Or entire device may need to be removed or replaced with one on the HCL list (most commonly video drivers) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Clean Installation <ul><li>Installs new version </li></ul><ul><li>No settings maintained </li></ul><ul><li>Good option for system with problems </li></ul><ul><li>Only option if no version of Windows from the previous compatibility list is installed </li></ul>
  10. 10. Windows XP Upgrade Advisor <ul><li>An Internet utility that inspects a computer to determine if the hardware and software are compatible with Windows XP </li></ul><ul><ul><li> windowsxp/pro/howtobuy/upgrading/advisor.asp (over 50 MB) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>After download, select &quot;Upgrade Advisor&quot; and follow the wizard-like prompts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A report listing any problems can be saved to a file for future reference </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Can only be used on a system with an existing Windows O/S </li></ul>
  11. 11. Booting Multiple Operating Systems <ul><li>Install more than one O/S on the same computer in separate partitions </li></ul><ul><li>Windows XP should be installed last </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Older versions first in chronological order </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If not, XP will not update the boot partition's files and none of the other O/S's can boot </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The boot loader is the software that shows all currently available operating systems </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Windows XP can be dual-booted with any Microsoft O/S, OS/2, Linux, etc. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Planning The Installation (Page 1) <ul><li>Attended or unattended? </li></ul><ul><li>Which partition? </li></ul><ul><li>Computer must meet minimum hardware requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Setup&quot; program checks at start of installation and will terminate automatically if not </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Automatically configures Windows XP for multiprocessor system (up to two) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If present on the system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reinstall XP if additional processor added later </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Planning The Installation (Page 2) <ul><li>Decide upon upgrade or clean installation </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrade possible if: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Current O/S supported as one to which Windows XP Professional can upgrade </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Goal is to retain as much configuration and setting information as possible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You are prepared to handle hardware and software incompatibilities that may arise </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Planning The Installation (Page 3) <ul><li>Clean installation necessary if: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hard drive has been formatted, or new hard drive is installed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Installation is over an existing O/S not on the list of supported operating systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A partitioned disk is being used to create multi-boot system with Windows XP installed last </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Types Of Attended Installations <ul><li>Choice between: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Network installation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CD installation (faster) </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Installing over the Network <ul><li>Launch setup routine (either winnt.exe or winnt32.exe ) from network share </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If launching setup from: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MS-DOS or Windows 3.x, run winnt.exe </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP/2000, run winnt32.exe </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Create a share on either the server's CD-ROM or hard drive </li></ul><ul><li>The &quot;I386&quot; folder on the installation CD contains the files </li></ul>
  17. 17. Activity 2-1: Network Installation Setup <ul><li>http:// </li></ul><ul><li>Objective: Prepare a Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003 as a network installation point for Windows XP Professional </li></ul><ul><li>Follow instructions to share CD-ROM folder and set permissions </li></ul>
  18. 18. CD-ROM Installation Launched from Setup Boot Floppies (Page 1) <ul><li>In some instances it may be necessary to start with setup boot disks (or floppies) before installing from local CD-ROM: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must install storage drivers manually </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>System will not boot from the CD (it should) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No existing O/S </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No network access </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. CD-ROM Installation Launched from Setup Boot Floppies (Page 2) <ul><li>To begin the process: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Place XP Professional CD into HCL-compliant CD-ROM drive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Place first of setup boot disks into floppy drive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reboot system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The installer will be prompted to enter each floppy in sequence </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If necessary, create new setup floppies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The utility is available is available for download from (search the site using keywords &quot;xp setup disks&quot; </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Using a Bootable CD <ul><li>The Microsoft Windows XP Professional CD is self-booting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bypasses setup floppies by booting from CD </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fastest and most common method </li></ul><ul><li>Will work with or without either: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An O/S installed on the machine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network access </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Setup Initializations <ul><li>The two stages of installation process are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text Mode Setup </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GUI Setup Method </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Text Mode Setup <ul><li>The first part of the install process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Necessary when not installing on a machine with a preexisting Windows O/S </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A series of prompts ask for various setup options </li></ul><ul><li>After this text-only portion is complete, advances on to the GUI section </li></ul>
  23. 23. GUI Setup Method <ul><li>The initialization &quot;Setup Wizard&quot; can skip the text-only section if several setup options are pre-selected (predefined) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Determined by accepting those settings from the previous Windows O/S </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Installation begins by asking if this is an upgrade or a clean install </li></ul>
  24. 24. GUI Setup Method--Upgrade <ul><li>If an upgrade: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prompts to accept the license agreement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Copies required files to hard drive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reboots system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Runs through text-only portion without prompts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proceeds to GUI portion </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. GUI Setup Method—Clean Install (Page 1) <ul><li>Prompts installer for the license agreement and product key </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Setup Options&quot; page provides: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Advanced Options&quot; button </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Source path (default is cdrom_drive :I386 ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>System root folder where Windows XP will be installed (default folder is windows ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Determine whether to copy all files from CD before rebooting </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Whether to allow manual selection of the destination partition ( select check box or first partition is selected by default) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  26. 26. GUI Setup Method—Clean Install (Page 2) <ul><li>&quot;Setup Options&quot; page (con): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Accessibility Options&quot; button including the magnifier and narrator options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Primary language drop-down menu </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. GUI Setup Method—Clean Install (Page 3) <ul><li>Asks if you want to upgrade drive with NTFS (the NT file system for increased security) </li></ul><ul><li>Asks if you want to download the most recent setup files from Microsoft Website (known as Dynamic Update): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New feature which enables Setup to download updates and patches for Windows XP before installation begins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Update lets you install recent patches anytime after installation is complete </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. GUI Setup Method—Clean Install (Page 4) <ul><li>Setup copies required files to hard drive </li></ul><ul><li>Reboots system </li></ul><ul><li>Runs through text-only portion without prompts for options that are predefined </li></ul><ul><li>Completes the majority of the installation in GUI mode </li></ul>
  29. 29. Partitioning The Hard Disk <ul><li>Active partition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Houses the Windows XP boot files </li></ul></ul><ul><li>To partition: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use the MS-DOS command fdisk.exe before installation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Or disk can be partitioned during Windows XP setup </li></ul></ul><ul><li>To remove partitions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use delpart.exe command </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. Why Partition the Hard Drive? <ul><li>To create one partition for Windows XP and applications, and another for data files </li></ul><ul><li>To create a multi-boot (dual O/S) system </li></ul><ul><li>To create an MS-DOS partition for running diagnostic software/utilities that only run under DOS </li></ul>
  31. 31. Activity 2-4: Disk Partitioning <ul><li>http:// </li></ul><ul><li>Objective: Remove and create partitions using the FDISK command </li></ul><ul><li>Boot to DOS </li></ul><ul><li>Locate and use FDISK </li></ul>
  32. 32. Volume Licensing <ul><li>All Windows XP installations must have a valid user license </li></ul><ul><li>Volume licensing is cost effective for multiple machines </li></ul><ul><li>Comes on a special version of Windows XP Professional installation CD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes special 25-digit product key (single user and volume user keys not interchangeable) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Can purchase from 5 to over 100,000 volume licenses </li></ul>
  33. 33. Windows XP Professional Setup <ul><li>Step-by-step from floppies (if computer does not support bootable CD's) or from a bootable CD </li></ul><ul><li>Not difficult, installation procedure is fairly self-regulating and self-healing </li></ul><ul><li>If a problem is encountered, rebooting or starting over usually solves it </li></ul><ul><li>See chapter on &quot;Troubleshooting Windows XP&quot; if installation continues to fail </li></ul>
  34. 34. Activating Windows XP (Page 1) <ul><li>Product has finite initial functional lifetime </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft's effort to minimize piracy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Must be activated within 30 days after initial installation to continue functioning </li></ul><ul><li>Product activation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>System hardware is identified and matched with product license on Microsoft database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anonymous but specific enough to ensure that the product key is not used to install Windows XP from that disk to another computer </li></ul></ul>
  35. 35. Activating Windows XP (Page 2) <ul><li>Advantages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensures you have a fully licensed product </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Drawbacks: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hardware changes may invalidate activation (you can reactivate by contacting Microsoft) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Difficult if system lacks Internet access (you can activate by phone during the installation) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Can be completed during or after setup </li></ul><ul><li>Additional registration is optional </li></ul>
  36. 36. Activity 2-5: Manual Install of Windows XP <ul><li>Objective: Install Windows XP without using any of the automated features (unattend file, RIS, imaging, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Follow instructions to perform installation </li></ul><ul><li>The LAN driver should be installed after the Win XP installation is complete </li></ul><ul><li>After Internet connectivity is established, activate Windows XP </li></ul>
  37. 37. Advanced Customized Installation Options <ul><li>Windows XP supports both unattended and customized installation options </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attended installations may not be desirable if they are hundreds or even thousand of clients on which Windows XP must be installed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cloned (ghosted) hard drives poor solution if each workstation has unique setup values </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Unattended and customized installations require significant system and setup script preparation and pre-configuration </li></ul>
  38. 38. Unattended Installations (Page 1) <ul><li>Similar to attended installations except an answer file (a script) provides responses </li></ul><ul><li>The answer file also may be used to install additional applications after Windows XP has been installed </li></ul>
  39. 39. Unattended Installations (Page 2) <ul><li>A uniqueness database file (UDF) may be used in conjunction with the answer file </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overrides selected settings in the answer file for each individual computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Useful from implementing changes for some clients without updating answer file </li></ul></ul>
  40. 40. Running an Unattended Installation (Page 1) <ul><li>If running winnt.exe at command prompt: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Include the /U (specifies it is an unattended installation) and /S options </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Running winnt32.exe at command prompt: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Include the /UNATTEND and /S options </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The location of &quot;unattend.txt&quot; file is specified with the /S option </li></ul><ul><li>The name of a UDF file may be specified with the /UDF option </li></ul>
  41. 41. Running an Unattended Installation (Page 2) <ul><li>Command line example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>winnt32.exe /unattend /s:C:localsourcei386 /udf:%compName%,M:Controlunique.udb </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This all is on a single command line </li></ul></ul>
  42. 42. The UNATTEND.TXT File <ul><li>Text file that contains the default settings for an unattended installation </li></ul><ul><li>Modify manually (i.e. with Notepad) or with the &quot;Setup Manager Wizard&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Full file parameter specifications at: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  43. 43. Setup Manager Wizard <ul><li>Used to create various installation scripts including &quot;unattended.txt&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>May be installed from: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The &quot;Windows Support Tools Setup Wizard&quot; found in support ools on the XP installation disk; run the command setup.exe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The file (a compressed WinZip file) in the support ools folder on XP installation disk; double-click file and extract setupmgr.exe </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Run the setupmgr.exe to execute &quot;Setup Manager Wizard&quot; </li></ul>
  44. 44. UNATTEND.TXT (Page 1) <ul><li>; Microsoft Windows Codename Whistler Personal, Professional, Server, Advanced Server and Datacenter </li></ul><ul><li>; (c) 1994 - 2000 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. </li></ul><ul><li>; </li></ul><ul><li>; Sample Unattended Setup Answer File </li></ul><ul><li>; </li></ul><ul><li>; This file contains information about how to automate the installation </li></ul><ul><li>; or upgrade of Windows Codename Whistler so the </li></ul><ul><li>; Setup program runs without requiring user input. </li></ul><ul><li>; </li></ul>
  45. 45. UNATTEND.TXT (Page 2) <ul><li>[Unattended] </li></ul><ul><li>Unattendmode = FullUnattended </li></ul><ul><li>OemPreinstall = NO </li></ul><ul><li>TargetPath = * </li></ul><ul><li>Filesystem = LeaveAlone </li></ul><ul><li>[UserData] </li></ul><ul><li>FullName = &quot;Your User Name&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>OrgName = &quot;Your Organization Name&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>ComputerName = * </li></ul><ul><li>ProductKey= &quot;JJWKH-7M9R8-26VM4-FX8CC-GDPD8&quot; </li></ul>
  46. 46. UNATTEND.TXT (Page 3) <ul><li>[GuiUnattended] </li></ul><ul><li>; Sets the Timezone to the Pacific Northwest </li></ul><ul><li>; Sets the Admin Password to NULL </li></ul><ul><li>; Turn AutoLogon ON and login once </li></ul><ul><li>TimeZone = &quot;004&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>AdminPassword = * </li></ul><ul><li>AutoLogon = Yes </li></ul><ul><li>AutoLogonCount = 1 </li></ul>
  47. 47. UNATTEND.TXT (Page 4) <ul><li>[LicenseFilePrintData] </li></ul><ul><li>; For Server installs </li></ul><ul><li>AutoMode = &quot;PerServer&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>AutoUsers = &quot;5&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>[GuiRunOnce] </li></ul><ul><li>; List the programs that you want to launch when the machine is logged into for the first time </li></ul>
  48. 48. UNATTEND.TXT (Page 5) <ul><li>[Display] </li></ul><ul><li>BitsPerPel = 8 </li></ul><ul><li>XResolution = 800 </li></ul><ul><li>YResolution = 600 </li></ul><ul><li>VRefresh = 70 </li></ul><ul><li>[Networking] </li></ul><ul><li>[Identification] </li></ul><ul><li>JoinWorkgroup = Workgroup </li></ul>
  49. 49. Sample UDF (Page 1) <ul><li>[Unique IDs] </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>UserID1 = UserData,GuiUnattended,Network </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>UserID2 = UserData,GuiUnattended,Network </li></ul></ul></ul>
  50. 50. Sample UDF (Page 2) <ul><ul><li>[UserID1:UserData] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FullName = &quot;Hans Delbrick&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ComputerName = &quot;Monster&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[UserID1:GuiUnattended] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TimeZone = &quot; (GMT+01:00) Prague, Warsaw, Budepest&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[UserID1:Network] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>JoinDomain = &quot;LabTechs&quot; </li></ul></ul>
  51. 51. Sample UDF (Page 3) <ul><ul><li>[UserID2:UserData] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FullName = &quot;Francis N. Stern&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ComputerName = &quot;Doctor&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[UserID2:GuiUnattended] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TimeZone = &quot; (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[UserID2:Network] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>JoinDomain = &quot;MadScientists&quot; </li></ul></ul>
  52. 52. Activity 2-2: Windows XP Support Tools <ul><li>http:// </li></ul><ul><li>Objective: Install the Windows XP support tools. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow instructions to install tools </li></ul>
  53. 53. Activity 2-3: Unattended Installation Preparation <ul><li>Objective: Create an answer file for an unattended installation of Windows XP using the Setup Manager Wizard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do it live on student hard drives </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Launch Setup Manager Wizard </li></ul><ul><li>Create and save answer file </li></ul>
  54. 54. Using Remote Installation Service (RIS) <ul><li>Windows Server-based service that allows O/S's to be installed automatically ( pushed ) onto target systems over network </li></ul><ul><li>Target system needs only an installed n etwork i nterface c ard (NIC) and possibly a boot floppy disk </li></ul><ul><li>Administrator only needs to power on client </li></ul><ul><li>Takes advantage of DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) </li></ul>
  55. 55. Using Windows Installer Service (WIS) <ul><li>Simplifies the deployment of multiple applications onto new clients </li></ul><ul><li>Centralizes installations by combining setup procedures for several applications into a single administrative action </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Also used for software updating and maintenance </li></ul></ul>
  56. 56. Using Systems Management Server (SMS) <ul><li>Only used for remotely upgrading Windows XP installations </li></ul><ul><li>Offers automated application installation and configuration settings control </li></ul><ul><li>Complexity outweighs benefits </li></ul>
  57. 57. Using Remote Installation Preparation (RIPrep) <ul><li>Create RIS distributable images of fully configured prototype (image) computer </li></ul><ul><li>To use RIPrep: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Install base O/S </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Install all applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use RIPrep to create a complete image of the system to install on additional clients </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Target system must have same HAL ( h ardware a bstraction l ayer) </li></ul>
  58. 58. Using SYSPREP (Page 1) <ul><li>System duplication tool which duplicates entire hard drive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Called imaging, cloning or ghosting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Makes deploying a Windows XP system with software installed much faster </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The systems must have similar (almost identical) core hardware configurations </li></ul>
  59. 59. Using SYSPREP (Page 2) <ul><li>Install Windows XP and all applications, and set configurations </li></ul><ul><li>Becomes the master for performing a full-image installation onto an empty partition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If the image is smaller than 650 MB, it can be distributed on a CD-ROM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No O/S is necessary on the client if it supports bootable CD's </li></ul></ul>
  60. 60. Using SYSPREP (Page 3) <ul><li>Run sysprep.exe to prepare the system for duplication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must be in windowssysprep folder which is deleted once SYSPREP process completes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Third-party disk-imaging product is needed to perform the actual duplication of drive </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot be used for upgrades </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Answers that Work&quot; download: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  61. 61. WINNT.exe AND WINNT32.exe <ul><li>The command-line tools for installing Windows XP </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Details for each command line utility to follow on subsequent slides </li></ul></ul>
  62. 62. WINNT.exe <ul><li>A 16-bit setup tool </li></ul><ul><li>Launched from MS-DOS or O/S that relies on DOS, i.e. Windows 3.x or Windows for Workgroups </li></ul><ul><li>Standard and automated installations with few additional options </li></ul><ul><li>Full file parameter specifications at: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  63. 63. WINNT Syntax <ul><li>WINNT [/S[: sourcepath ]] [/T[: tempdrive ]] [/U[: answer_file ]] [/UDF: id [, UDF_file ]] [/R: folder ][/RX: folder ] [/E: command ] [/A] </li></ul>
  64. 64. WINNT32.exe <ul><li>The 32-bit setup tool </li></ul><ul><li>Launched from 32-bit operating systems (Windows 95 and later) </li></ul><ul><li>Standard and automated installations </li></ul><ul><li>Full file parameter specifications at: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  65. 65. WINNT32 Syntax <ul><li>winnt32 [/checkupgradeonly] [/cmd: command_line ] [/cmdcons] [/copydir:i386folder_name] [/copysource: folder_name ] [/debug[level]:[ filename ]] [/dudisable][/duprepare: pathname ] [/dushare: pathname ] [/m: folder_name ][/makelocalsource] [/noreboot] [/s: sourcepath ] [/syspart: drive_letter ] [/tempdrive: drive_letter ] [/udf: id [, UDB_file ]] [/unattend[ num ]:[ answer_file ]] </li></ul>
  66. 66. WINNT32 Example <ul><li>winnt32 /unattend /s:c:localsourcei386 /udf:%computername%,M:unique.udb </li></ul>
  67. 67. Upgrading To Multiple Processors <ul><li>Update the HAL before installing second CPU into the system </li></ul><ul><li>Fail to properly update the HAL: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>STOP error indicating a HAL mismatch occurs upon attempted reboot </li></ul></ul>
  68. 68. Removing Windows XP Professional <ul><li>Supported: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When upgrade is performed over Windows 95/98/OSR2/SE/ME </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If installation fails, rollback restores system state </li></ul><ul><li>Use the Add or Remove Programs applet for uninstall </li></ul><ul><li>Easiest method for a previous older O/S is to destroy the installation and start fresh with another O/S </li></ul>