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  1. WinNTSetup v3.8.9

    This may sound like a silly question, but figured this was the best place to ask it. @JFX, how did you get the .wim file to "extract" to the root of the hard drive. I tried to use DISM to mount an image to the root of a hard drive, but DISM fails in error saying it can't mount a .wim to the root of any drive.
  2. WinNTSetup v3.8.9

    Thanks for your help! My command lines are much cleaner now! WinNTSetup_x64.exe NT6 /cfg:"%LaddsUSB%\WINSETUP\%Folder%\%INI%" /setup
  3. WinNTSetup v3.8.9

    Ohhhhhhhhhhh! Sorry, I thought the ini set the NT5 or NT6. I will give it another try. Thank you so much for the help.
  4. WinNTSetup v3.8.9

    WinNTSetup_x64.exe /cfg:"D:\WINSETUP\Win7x64Pro\Win7x64Pro.ini" /setup This how I run it, but setup will not start automatically.
  5. WinNTSetup v3.8.9

    I did try that, but didn't work, as in the first part of the setup loaded all the settings, but didn't start the process with both switches. Let me double check myself.
  6. WinNTSetup v3.8.9

    Oh, ok. Anyway I can manually add to push the setup button to my ini?
  7. WinNTSetup v3.8.9

    Just reporting back. I was able to save my settings from the "Ready?" screen into an ini, but when I start the program using the /cfg command, program starts, loads all the info correctly on the first setup page, but sits there. Never auto starts the setup with my settings from the "Ready?" screen.
  8. WinNTSetup v3.8.9

    Nice! Thanks! I've been using the full command line, and I set variables, depending on the numbered choice of Windows to install. The complete ini file will make my commands a little cleaner. MBR WinNTSetup_x64.exe NT6 /source:"%LaddsUSB%\WINSETUP\%Folder%\%Wim%" /syspart:C: /tempdrive:C /sysletter:C /unattend:"%LaddsUSB%\WINSETUP\%Folder%\Autounattend.xml" /setup /nobootsect /bcd:ALL /reboot UEFI WinNTSetup_x64.exe NT6 /source:"%LaddsUSB%\WINSETUP\%Folder%\%Wim%" /syspart:Z: /tempdrive:C: /sysletter:C: /unattend:"%LaddsUSB%\WINSETUP\%Folder%\Autounattend.xml" /setup /nobootsect /bcd:UEFI /reboot
  9. WinNTSetup v3.8.9

    Anyway to add additional options on the "Ready?" screen to the ini? Like start the setup, don't update the boot code, whether it's bios or UEFI, and reboot after setup? I know this can be done with commands, but I'd like to add these options to the ini.
  10. WinNTSetup v3.8.9

    I downloaded your newest update from Jan, and I was able to load my sysprep wim to the hard drive. Thank you for a great program!
  11. WinNTSetup v3.8.9

    Yes, I used sysprep /generalize /oobe
  12. WinNTSetup v3.8.9

    Please forgive me if this has been covered. I installed Win 8 fresh from my USB. I did all the updates, and installed my stuff. I used sysprep command with oobe to reset the system, then rebooted into a Windows PE to capture the wim with DISM. I then tried to use WinNTsetup to load the newly created wim to a new hard drive, and I'm getting a error. Is it safe to say, WinNTsetup doesn't support this kinda of install from a custom wim?
  13. WinNTSetup v3.8.9

    Yes and no. Of course x32 in itself supports UEFI boot, the problem might be in the "matching" of the architecture with the OS bitness, but it can be worked around: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/9b8b18b3-df53-4f00-a584-1b1617b57ea9/windows-7-32bit-uefi-installation?forum=w7itproinstall for 7, not so much, I believe, with 8/8.1. Mind you that this depends only partially on the OS, and quite a lot on the actual UEFI firmware implementation: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/olivnie/archive/2012/12/20/windows-8-uefi-support.aspx So it might be needed to boot to CSM mode and "switch" to a third party UEFI, such as Clover: http://www.rmprepusb.com/tutorials/122 And of course there is the usual mish/mash of MBR vs. GPT, so each case is a bit different and may need one or another workaround, JFYI, with a trick or two it is possible to BIOS boot from a GPT disk without needing a hybrid MBR, and as well it is perfectly possible to UEFI boot from a MBR disk. jaclaz Thanks for the info and links. UEFI has made things a bit tricky, but there is always a work around. My x64 Win8 seems to be working great on the machines with 4 gig or more of ram so far. Still working some bugs out. I need to find some info on how to to load either 8 or 8.1 from the same USB stick using GRUB2, if that's even possible? I hate having to have multiple sticks for things. For years, thanks to grub4dos, I've had all my boot stuff, and all version on Windows to load from one USB drive. It's been nice!
  14. WinNTSetup v3.8.9

    I beg to differ to me it starts to make sense if you have 6 Gb or more of RAM, usually the "unused" 1/2 Gb between 3.5 and 4 Gb on 32 bit doesn't make any difference in practice, and if you need/want RAM you want MOAR: of it: http://www.msfn.org/board/topic/172854-win7x64-vs-win7x86pae-patch/ jaclaz The reason I'm using x64 bit is becasue I'm testing stuff for the crazy amount of UEFI Win 8 were getting at the shop now. x32 Bit doesn't support UEFI booting, unless I've missed something in the last two years? I've been out of the Windows world for awhile, as my Win7 PE has been great, but no longer boots under UEFI. This low ram machine is just a test machine, becasue it has UEFI Bios. Most machines we do at the shop are 4 gig plus.