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Installing Winxp via winnt32 under Winpe v2.0 (Vista PE)
omgi replied to kyor's topic in Windows PEHi! I need some expert help in dealing with a problem regarding this method of installing Windows XP (winnt32.exe). I have put the installation files on a PXE server (Win2008 Server + WDS) and I've been trying to install the OS using those remote files. Trouble is, I can't get the **** thing to install with my region (region 2) locale, no matter what I do. The instructions MS bundles with deploy.cab suggest I should use a /copysource:lang switch on winnt32.exe, which i did (the entire line goes like this: Y:\i386\winnt32.exe /syspart:c: /copysource:lang /tempdrive:c: /makelocalsource /unattend:WINNT.SIF), but that doesn't make a difference (and whether the install is unattended via WINNT.SIF or not, it still won't work, so the catch is not in WINNT.SIF). If I use those same files to make a bootable CD and install as usual, the locale selection works O.K., so the particular needed files are indeed present. Any ideas as to why winnt32.exe in this case is malfunctioning? edit: Update: Traced the source of the problem to nLite driver integration - it does something that messes with the setup files.