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About hydraulik

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    Windows 7 x64
  1. Well, I got a file called pid which contains a key, but it will force one edition to install, i just want to skip the key entering screen to choose my edition directly. Seems not to be possible. The setup isn't as slow as I thought in the beginning. Usually the setup took me about 30 minutes in VM to complete, now it's like 10-15 minutes. But the setup itself seem to react slowly. It takes longer to get to the next screen. Edit: Now I have an ISO containing Business x86 SP2, Enterprise x86 SP2, Business x64 SP2. Business x86 should work, because this have been an original Image. Enterprise x86 works, just installed! Quick install! Business x64 - not tested yet, but it should.
  2. I do not know how to add them. But: I got it working anyway. "DisplayName" and "DisplayDescription" seem to be optional. It was just "Description". To add a description, you will just have to change the captureing-line from imagex /compress maximum /flags "Ultimate" /capture d: c:\install.wim "Ultimate" to imagex /compress maximum /flags "ULTIMATE" /capture d: c:\install.wim "Windows Vista Ultimate" "Windows Vista Ultimate" Editions are ALWAYS written in capitals. Even for "Name" and "Description". But they aren't in DisplayName/DisplayDescription. Just add the last parameter to get it working and do not use capitals for them to make it look consistent. Only questions left: How can I add "DisplayName" and "DisplayDescription"? And: The setup seem to be very slow. I used the setup routine from SP2-ISO, just edited WIM and product.ini. Last: How can I prevent setup from asking for a key? I want to have it like in Win7-Setup and install my key later.
  3. I used the "Business SP2 x86" boot.wim. Nothing's changed in it. (Maybe I can find a 2nd 'product.ini' inside it which needs to be edited as well?) How do I add that?
  4. This was my command: imagex.exe /compress maximum /flags "ENTERPRISE" /capture C: D:\INSTALL.WIM "Windows Vista ENTERPRISE" Seems to be correct, doesn't it?! Btw: It's one of the last lines in my WIM. Take a second look. Edit: There you'll see "Enterprise" in case of "ENTERPRISE", but I tried both. -.-
  5. Well, I found a chart showing me differences between them. They are: Installation in virtual environment. - I use Virtualbox for that which works with Business as well. P2P Meeting Place - Never heard of that. MUI - Don't need. German version is enough (and I still have English ISOs on my DreamSpark, if not!) Secure Startup (Cornerstone) - ?!? BitLocker - Never used that! (If I need drive encryption, I still can use TrueCrypt!) I know that "Enterprise" is equal to "Ultimate", but there are no features I need. And Windows 7 Professional is like the Business Edition in Vista, but I'm good with the Professional Edition. (Windows 7 Enterprise offers a nice feature missing in Professional: native VHD boot, but I don't have the choice here. ^^) And away from that, I want a disc containing editions all editions I can activate with my keys. If I'd only choose Enterprise, I'm sure I couldn't use Business key for activation. So, I'll try with Business editions only. I'll tell you if it worked. PS: I think I found the problem btw. It seems that you cannot combine captured WIMs with non-captured ones.
  6. Well, I took a look at the products.ini file and I added the missing names "Enterprise" and "ENTERPRISE" - just to be sure, I took care to take both cases - still didn't work! I do not have clg-files. In Windows 7 they are only necessary for editing. And if missing, they can be created easily. However, I tried to create them with "Windows System Image Manager" (part from AIK) - but it was unable to create them both. I think there may be an issue with my WIM. Because it works. But only when containing "Business x86 SP2" AND "Enterprise x86 SP2" I cannot install. ( -- Edit: I also recreated the WIM, recaptured and also reinstalled with recapturing after, noting seemed to work. Seems that Enterprise and Business cannot be combined to one WIM. oO -- ) But I just found out, that Vista Business can be activated using an Enterprise Key. I couldn't believe this until I tried out successfully. So, I don't need Enterprise on that DVD. I will now try to create "Business x64 SP2" and create a WIM-file containing both images and I will tell you if it was successful. Thank you for help so far.
  7. Well, I know about how to use Imagex. But I already told you, that my Dreamspark-Images only contain one edition. But here is my self-created WIM. WIM Information: ---------------- Path: f:\VistaTest\sources\install.wim GUID: {4433ff1e-a34f-42e2-8b34-645ac387352e} Image Count: 2 Compression: LZX Part Number: 1/1 Attributes: 0x8 Relative path junction Available Image Choices: ------------------------ <WIM> <TOTALBYTES>2301265483</TOTALBYTES> <IMAGE INDEX="1"> <NAME>Windows Vista BUSINESS</NAME> <DESCRIPTION>Windows Vista BUSINESS</DESCRIPTION> <FLAGS>BUSINESS</FLAGS> <WINDOWS> <ARCH>0</ARCH> <PRODUCTNAME>Microsoft® Windows® Operating System</PRODUCTNAME> <HAL>acpiapic</HAL> <PRODUCTTYPE>WinNT</PRODUCTTYPE> <PRODUCTSUITE>Terminal Server</PRODUCTSUITE> <LANGUAGES> <LANGUAGE>de-DE</LANGUAGE> <DEFAULT>de-DE</DEFAULT> </LANGUAGES> <VERSION> <MAJOR>6</MAJOR> <MINOR>0</MINOR> <BUILD>6002</BUILD> <SPBUILD>18005</SPBUILD> </VERSION> <SYSTEMROOT>WINDOWS</SYSTEMROOT> </WINDOWS> <DIRCOUNT>9363</DIRCOUNT> <FILECOUNT>51376</FILECOUNT> <TOTALBYTES>8132085270</TOTALBYTES> <CREATIONTIME> <HIGHPART>0x01C9BAB4</HIGHPART> <LOWPART>0xA885CA2B</LOWPART> </CREATIONTIME> <LASTMODIFICATIONTIME> <HIGHPART>0x01C9BAC9</HIGHPART> <LOWPART>0xF4B11ACD</LOWPART> </LASTMODIFICATIONTIME> <DISPLAYNAME>Windows Vista Business</DISPLAYNAME> <DISPLAYDESCRIPTION>Windows Vista Business</DISPLAYDESCRIPTION> </IMAGE> <IMAGE INDEX="2"> <DIRCOUNT>9502</DIRCOUNT> <FILECOUNT>51574</FILECOUNT> <TOTALBYTES>8642614051</TOTALBYTES> <HARDLINKBYTES>2469617191</HARDLINKBYTES> <CREATIONTIME> <HIGHPART>0x01CD3AA6</HIGHPART> <LOWPART>0x6933D1B0</LOWPART> </CREATIONTIME> <LASTMODIFICATIONTIME> <HIGHPART>0x01CD3AC1</HIGHPART> <LOWPART>0x47420636</LOWPART> </LASTMODIFICATIONTIME> <WINDOWS> <ARCH>0</ARCH> <PRODUCTNAME>Betriebssystem Microsoft® Windows®</PRODUCTNAME> <EDITIONID>Enterprise</EDITIONID> <HAL>acpipic</HAL> <PRODUCTTYPE>WinNT</PRODUCTTYPE> <PRODUCTSUITE>Terminal Server</PRODUCTSUITE> <LANGUAGES> <LANGUAGE>de-DE</LANGUAGE> <DEFAULT>de-DE</DEFAULT> </LANGUAGES> <VERSION> <MAJOR>6</MAJOR> <MINOR>0</MINOR> <BUILD>6002</BUILD> <SPBUILD>18005</SPBUILD> <SPLEVEL>2</SPLEVEL> </VERSION> <SYSTEMROOT>WINDOWS</SYSTEMROOT> </WINDOWS> <NAME>Windows Vista Enterprise</NAME> <FLAGS>Enterprise</FLAGS> </IMAGE> </WIM> Edit: Note, that Enterprise is my captured image, like I explained before.
  8. Can I put Vista Updates & SP2 on optical disks?

    Why don't just use "WSUS offline"? AFAIK it automatically downloads updates and create an ISO if you want to. You can specify the language for your updates and also include office updates. Service Packs for both (Office and Windows) are also possible. After you are finished, you will have an ISO containing Service Pack and Updates for Windows and Office, combined with an installer which will allow you to install them in a few clicks only. But: I won't recommend to include Offifce 2010 updates since you are able to slipstream them to Office setup easily. Hope I could help you. Edit: Forgot the link ... http://www.wsusoffline.net/
  9. I used this tutorial: http://www.wincert.net/forum/topic/5092-how-to-integrate-vista-sp2-into-vista-sp1-dvd/page__p__38271#entry38271 And keep in mind that this worked without any errors. I replaced the original install.wim with that one i just created - successfully. I could install without errors! So I guess that the SP2 integration was successful and the WIM creation also was. I combined them using "imagex /export", which was also finished without errors. For ISO creation I used oscdimg. The only difference is, that I used the Windows 7 AIK instead of Vista AIK, but that shouldn't be the problem. I think that I have to change anything on the DVD, maybe delete a file or something.
  10. Hey guys, I want to create a DVD containing Windows Vista Business and Enterprise Editions, both x86 and x64. So it's a total of 4 Editions only. (All should contain SP2.) I got access to DreamSpark (formerly known as MSDN Academic Alliance) which offers me Business and Enterprise Editions. The only version containing SP2 already is Business x86. So I created a WIM-File which contains Enterprise x86 SP2. It was successful and I could install it. So, I tried to combine Business x86 SP2 and Enterprise x86 SP2 to one WIM-File - successfully. But when trying to install, I get an error. (Translated to English, it means something like: "Windows could not display the images available for installation.") How can I solve this? I should mention, that the offered ISO-Files does NOT contain more than one version. So versions like "Home Premium" or "Ultimate" are missing. thanx for help!
  11. Multiple WinPE in one boot.wim file?

    Thanks for that link, cdob. I really searched around using google and couldn't find anything. Maybe I didn't choose the right keywords. Anyway, I thought there would be an easier and more elegant way. I thought about a parameter I could just pass to bcd. :/ Microsoft didn't make things easier for us. Well, I will take a look on it. And I would be really thankful for other ways to get that working.
  12. Hey there, I am about to create an USB pendrive containing multiple WinPE versions. For sure, I could just call them boot.wim, boot2.wim, ... but then they would need lots of space and I need to save some space. So I decided to merge them into one single boot.wim. No problem until here, but how can I edit the bcd to boot (for example) the 2nd or 3rd WinPE in my boot.wim? Anyone got an idea? cheers