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    Default Installing XP via USB - nLite problems

    Hi all,

    Get my AOA150-AB soon, and am preparing to install XP on it via USB.

    I've been working for about 3 days trying to get it to work, as you can imagine I'm at wits' end with it. Have tried various install methods, it'd usually either:

    a) In text-based setup tell me the EULA could not be found and force exit
    b) In text-based setup tell me the "Windows XP CD containing the installation files could not be accessed"
    c) Ask me for a Win98 or earlier CD even though it's not an upgrade edition
    d) Not even bother booting into it at all
    e) Hal.dll missing

    Furthest I've got is with USBPrep_10.exe, bootsect.exe and the HP Disk Format Tool, I get to the screen where I can chose which disk to format, then when I try to format it tells me it could not be formatted, then upon pressing enter to continue it gives me the same old "The Windows XP CD containing the installation files could not be accessed" message and forces a restart.

    Anybody have any idea what's causing these? Have I installed it to USB wrong? Have I nLited it wrong? :S been searching long and hard and found no fix.

    It's a legit version of XP Pro with fresh install files pulled off the disk. Lastsession.ini:

    Code:
    [Main]
    Env = 1.4.9.1 - 2.0.50727.5444.Microsoft Windows NT 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1
    Target = Windows XP Professional SP3 - 5.1.2600.5512 - English (United States)
    
    [Tasks]
    Service Pack Integration
    Remove Components
    Unattended Setup
    Integrate Drivers
    Hotfixes and Update Packs
    Tweaks
    Create a Bootable ISO
    Options
    
    [Components]
    ;# Applications #
    Accessibility Options
    Briefcase
    ClipBook Viewer
    Games
    Internet Games
    NT Backup
    Pinball
    Screensavers
    WordPad
    ;# Drivers #
    Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
    Cameras and Camcorders
    Display Adapters
    Display Adapters (old)
    Ethernet (LAN)
    IBM PS/2 TrackPoint
    IBM ThinkPad
    ISDN
    Logitech WingMan
    Microsoft SideWinder
    Modems
    Multifunctional
    Portable Audio
    Printers
    Scanners
    SCSI/RAID
    Serial Pen Tablet
    Sony Jog Dial
    Sound Controllers
    Tape drives
    Toshiba DVD decoder card
    Wireless Ethernet (WLAN)
    ;# Hardware Support #
    ALI 1535 SMBus Host Controller
    ALI IDE Controller
    ATM Support
    Brother Devices
    CMD PCI IDE Controller
    CPU AMD
    CPU Transmeta Crusoe
    Firewire (1394) Support
    Firewire Network support
    Floppy Support
    Gravis Digital GamePort
    Iomega Zip drive
    Joystick Support
    Modem Support
    Multi-port serial adapters
    PCMCIA
    Ramdisk
    Smart Cards
    Teletext codec
    Toshiba PCI IDE Controller
    USB Audio support
    USB Ethernet
    VIA PCI IDE Controller
    Windows CE USB Host
    ;# Keyboards #
    Albanian keyboard
    Arabic (101) keyboard
    Arabic (102) AZERTY keyboard
    Arabic (102) keyboard
    Armenian Eastern keyboard
    Armenian Western keyboard
    Azeri Cyrillic keyboard
    Azeri Latin keyboard
    Belarusian keyboard
    Belgian (Comma) keyboard
    Belgian (Period) keyboard
    Belgian French keyboard
    Bulgarian (Latin) keyboard
    Bulgarian keyboard
    Canadian French (Legacy) keyboard
    Canadian French keyboard
    Canadian Multilingual Standard keyboard
    Chinese (Simplified) - Microsoft Pinyin IME 3.0 keyboard
    Chinese (Simplified) - NeiMa keyboard
    Chinese (Simplified) - QuanPin keyboard
    Chinese (Simplified) - ShuangPin keyboard
    Chinese (Simplified) - US Keyboard keyboard
    Chinese (Simplified) - ZhengMa keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - Alphanumeric keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - Array keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - Big5 Code keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - ChangJie keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - DaYi keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - New ChangJie keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - New Phonetic keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - Phonetic keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - Quick keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - Unicode keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - US Keyboard keyboard
    Croatian keyboard
    Czech (QWERTY) keyboard
    Czech keyboard
    Czech Programmers keyboard
    Danish keyboard
    Devanagari - INSCRIPT keyboard
    Divehi Phonetic keyboard
    Divehi Typewriter keyboard
    Dutch keyboard
    Estonian keyboard
    Faeroese keyboard
    Farsi keyboard
    Finnish keyboard
    French keyboard
    FYRO Macedonian keyboard
    Gaelic keyboard
    Georgian keyboard
    German (IBM) keyboard
    German keyboard
    Greek (220) keyboard
    Greek (220) Latin keyboard
    Greek (319) keyboard
    Greek (319) Latin keyboard
    Greek keyboard
    Greek Latin keyboard
    Greek Polytonic keyboard
    Gujarati keyboard
    Hebrew keyboard
    Hindi Traditional keyboard
    Hungarian 101-key keyboard
    Hungarian keyboard
    Icelandic keyboard
    Irish keyboard
    Italian (142) keyboard
    Italian keyboard
    Japanese Input System (MS-IME2002) keyboard
    Japanese keyboard
    Kannada keyboard
    Kazakh keyboard
    Korean Input System (IME 2000) keyboard
    Korean keyboard
    Kyrgyz Cyrillic keyboard
    Latin American keyboard
    Latvian (QWERTY) keyboard
    Latvian keyboard
    Lithuanian IBM keyboard
    Lithuanian keyboard
    Marathi keyboard
    Mongolian Cyrillic keyboard
    Norwegian keyboard
    Polish (214) keyboard
    Polish (Programmers) keyboard
    Portuguese (Brazilian ABNT) keyboard
    Portuguese (Brazilian ABNT2) keyboard
    Portuguese keyboard
    Punjabi keyboard
    Romanian keyboard
    Russian (Typewriter) keyboard
    Russian keyboard
    Serbian (Cyrillic) keyboard
    Serbian (Latin) keyboard
    Slovak (QWERTY) keyboard
    Slovak keyboard
    Slovenian keyboard
    Spanish keyboard
    Spanish Variation keyboard
    Swedish keyboard
    Swiss French keyboard
    Swiss German keyboard
    Syriac keyboard
    Syriac Phonetic keyboard
    Tamil keyboard
    Tatar keyboard
    Telugu keyboard
    Thai Kedmanee (non-ShiftLock) keyboard
    Thai Kedmanee keyboard
    Thai Pattachote (non-ShiftLock) keyboard
    Thai Pattachote keyboard
    Turkish F keyboard
    Turkish Q keyboard
    Ukrainian keyboard
    United States-Dvorak for left hand keyboard
    United States-Dvorak for right hand keyboard
    United States-Dvorak keyboard
    United States-International keyboard
    Urdu keyboard
    US English Table for IBM Arabic 238_L keyboard
    Uzbek Cyrillic keyboard
    Vietnamese keyboard
    ;# Languages #
    ;Arabic
    Arabic (Algeria)
    Arabic (Bahrain)
    Arabic (Egypt)
    Arabic (Iraq)
    Arabic (Jordan)
    Arabic (Kuwait)
    Arabic (Lebanon)
    Arabic (Libya)
    Arabic (Morocco)
    Arabic (Oman)
    Arabic (Qatar)
    Arabic (Saudi Arabia)
    Arabic (Syria)
    Arabic (Tunisia)
    Arabic (U.A.E.)
    Arabic (Yemen)
    Divehi (Maldives)
    Syriac (Syria)
    Urdu
    ;Armenian
    Armenian
    ;Baltic
    Estonian
    Latvian
    Lithuanian
    ;Central Europe
    Albanian
    Croatian
    Czech
    Hungarian
    Polish
    Romanian
    Serbian (Latin)
    Slovak
    Slovenian
    ;Cyrillic
    Azeri (Cyrillic)
    Belarusian
    Bulgarian
    FYRO Macedonian
    Kazakh
    Kyrgyz (Kyrgyzstan)
    Mongolian (Mongolia)
    Russian
    Serbian (Cyrillic)
    Tatar
    Ukrainian
    Uzbek (Cyrillic)
    ;Georgian
    Georgian
    ;Greek
    Greek
    ;Hebrew
    Hebrew
    ;Indic
    Gujarati (India)
    Hindi
    Kannada (India)
    Konkani
    Marathi
    Punjabi (India)
    Sanskrit
    Tamil
    Telugu (India)
    ;Japanese
    Japanese
    ;Korean
    Korean
    ;Simplified Chinese
    Chinese (PRC)
    Chinese (Singapore)
    ;Thai
    Farsi
    Thai
    ;Traditional Chinese
    Chinese (Hong Kong S.A.R.)
    Chinese (Macau S.A.R.)
    Chinese (Taiwan)
    ;Turkic
    Azeri (Latin)
    Turkish
    Uzbek (Latin)
    ;Vietnamese
    Vietnamese
    ;# Multimedia #
    AOL ART Image Format Support
    DirectX diagnostic tool
    Images and Backgrounds
    Media Center
    MIDI audio support
    Mouse Cursors
    Movie Maker
    Music Samples
    Old CDPlayer and Sound Recorder
    Speech Support
    Tablet PC
    ;# Network #
    Client for Netware Networks
    Communication tools
    Comtrol Test Terminal Program
    FrontPage Extensions
    Internet Information Services (IIS)
    MSN Explorer
    Netmeeting
    NetShell Cmd-Tool
    NWLink IPX/SPX/NetBIOS Protocol
    Synchronization Manager
    Vector Graphics Rendering (VML)
    Web Folders
    Windows Messenger
    ;# Operating System Options #
    .NET Framework
    Administrator VB scripts
    Application compatibility patch
    Auditing Resource Dlls
    Certificate Management
    Disk and Profile Quota
    Disk Cleanup
    Document Templates
    DR Watson
    Extensible Storage Engine (Esent97)
    FAT to NTFS converter
    File and Settings Wizard
    Help and Support
    Help Engine
    IExpress Wizard
    MS Agent
    MS XML 2.0
    Private Character Editor
    Remote Installation Services (RIS)
    Search Assistant
    Service Pack Messages
    Tour
    User account pictures
    Web View
    ;# Services #
    Error Reporting
    Fax Service
    IMAPI CD-Burning COM Service
    Indexing Service
    Messenger
    QoS RSVP
    Quality of Service (QoS)
    Remote Registry
    Removable Storage
    Route Listening Service
    RPC Locator
    Secondary Logon
    Service Advertising Protocol
    Simple TCP/IP Services
    System Restore Service
    Task Scheduler
    Telnet
    Uninterruptible Power Supply
    Volume Shadow Copy
    ;# Directories #
    DOCS
    SUPPORT
    VALUEADD
    ;# Compatibility #
    Compat01
    Compat02
    Compat03
    Compat04
    Compat06
    
    [KeepFiles]
    msconfig.exe
    
    [RemoveFiles]
    clock.avi
    yahoo.bmp
    swtchbrd.bmp
    
    [Options]
    ProfilesDir = "%SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings"
    TargetPath = "WINDOWS"
    temp_dir = %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Temp
    AdvTweaks
    
    [Patches]
    DoSFC
    
    [Services2]
    Eventlog,4
    SysmonLog,4
    RasAuto,4
    RasMan,4
    
    [Tweaks]
    Boot and Shutdown-Auto-End tasks immediately
    Boot and Shutdown-Auto-Kill hung applications immediately
    Boot and Shutdown-Auto-Kill hung services immediately
    Boot and Shutdown-Ctrl-Alt-Del at logon-Disabled
    Boot and Shutdown-Disable automatic restart on System Failure
    Boot and Shutdown-Do not Parse Autoexec.bat
    Boot and Shutdown-Logon Page-Classic
    Desktop-Internet Explorer icon-Hide
    Desktop-My Computer icon-Show
    Desktop-My Documents icon-Show
    Desktop-My Network Places icon-Hide
    Desktop-Recycle Bin icon-Show
    Explorer-Classic Control Panel
    Explorer-Disable Prefix: Shortcut to
    Explorer-Disable shortcut arrow
    Explorer-Display the contents of system folders
    Network-Allow receiving Remote Assistance-Disable
    Network-Remote Desktop-Disable
    Performance-Disable Last accessed Timestamp on files
    Performance-Disable Tracking of Broken Shortcut Links
    Performance-Disable Warn on low disk space
    Performance-Disable WBEM logging
    Performance-Do not cache thumbnails
    Privacy-Remove Alexa
    Start Menu-Control Panel-Display as a link
    Start Menu-Disable and remove Documents list from the Start Menu
    Start Menu-My Computer-Display as a link
    Start Menu-My Documents-Display as a link
    Start Menu-My Music-Display as a link
    Start Menu-My Network Places-Display as a link
    Start Menu-My Pictures-Display as a link
    Start Menu-Network Connections-Don't display this item
    Start Menu-Printers and Faxes-Don't display this item
    Start Menu-Remove Search For People from Search
    Start Menu-Remove Search the Internet from Search
    Start Menu-Remove Set Program Access and Defaults
    Start Menu-Remove Windows Catalog shortcut
    Taskbar-Disable Group similar Taskbar buttons
    Taskbar-Disable Language-Bar
    Windows Media Player-Accept Privacy Statement
    Windows Media Player-Disable starting with Media Guide
    
    [Unattended]
    NoPassExpSpec
    ComputerType = Automatic
    HibernationNo
    AutoLogon = spleenharvester
    FirewallOff
    CustomLocales
    MaximumDataStorePercentOfDisk = 12
    RestorePointLife = 30
    DesktopTheme = Default||
    AutoUpdates = 2
    AutoUDay = 5
    AutoUHour = 15
    ProgFilesPath = "\Program Files"
    CustomNetwork
    
    [DesktopThemes]
    C:\Users\spleenharvester\AppData\Local\Temp\Royale_theme\Resources\Themes\Royale.Theme
    
    [GuiRunOnce]
    
    [Drivers]
    C:\nLite\atheros.inf,0
    
    [Hotfixes]
    C:\nLite\RVMUpdatePackSP3_1.0.3.7z

    Cheers all
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    Here is the Microsoft tool for USB's, works everytime

    http://dl.dropbox.com/u/6017469/Rand...B-DVD-tool.exe

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    Doesn't seem to work, gives a hal.dll error on bootup
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    Something wring with your PC then

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    I honestly have not a clue. I've done it before and it's gone alright, but nothing seems to be working here.

    Think I'm gonna just get the scratch XP install files and go from scratch, once I get access to my XP machine (none of the programs like windows 7)

    Cheers
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    FINALLY FIXED!!

    For anyone reading with the same issue:

    Had to use an XP machine and the HP USB Disk Format Tool to quick format my stick to NTFS.

    I then got brand new clean install files and nLited those, and then used USB_multiboot_10 (or USB_Prep_8, both work fine) to copy the files to the disk.

    The Grub loader it used didn't work and never showed the option, however, I deleted the grub boot files and it came up with "Grub loader not found... press any key to continue" on boot, which then led me to the screen allowing the selection of XP install parts.

    All is working fine now, but backup any important stuff, it could easily install everything on the wrong drive.

    If you're getting:

    -"EULA not found, press F3 to exit setup" error - you probably need new install files.
    -"Could not access XP install CD" error - you're probably using WinToFlash, which seems to brick it in my experience.
    -Unable to boot from USB even when boot order is correct - download bootsect.exe and write a new one (drive has to be NTFS)

    Oh, and if you get error 14001, you've been a bloody idiot like me and left part of the i386 folder out lol. In which case, redo the whole thing (but in nLite use your lastsession.ini file)

    My nLite lastsession.ini file if you wanna lift any of the code (obvs up to you to tweak as you like but if you're having issues you could try the config, made for an AOA150 but should work for a good few others):

    Code:
    [Main]
    Env = 1.4.9.1 - 2.0.50727.5446.Microsoft Windows NT 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1
    Target = Windows XP Professional SP3 - 5.1.2600.5512 - English (United States)
    
    [Tasks]
    Service Pack Integration
    Remove Components
    Unattended Setup
    Integrate Drivers
    Hotfixes and Update Packs
    Tweaks
    Create a Bootable ISO
    Options
    
    [Components]
    ;# Applications #
    Accessibility Options
    Briefcase
    ClipBook Viewer
    Games
    Internet Games
    Pinball
    Screensavers
    WordPad
    ;# Drivers #
    Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
    Cameras and Camcorders
    Display Adapters
    Display Adapters (old)
    IBM PS/2 TrackPoint
    IBM ThinkPad
    ISDN
    Logitech WingMan
    Microsoft SideWinder
    Modems
    Multifunctional
    Portable Audio
    Printers
    Scanners
    SCSI/RAID
    Serial Pen Tablet
    Sony Jog Dial
    Sound Controllers
    Tape drives
    Toshiba DVD decoder card
    ;# Hardware Support #
    ALI 1535 SMBus Host Controller
    ALI IDE Controller
    ATM Support
    Brother Devices
    CMD PCI IDE Controller
    CPU AMD
    CPU Transmeta Crusoe
    Firewire (1394) Support
    Firewire Network support
    Floppy Support
    Gravis Digital GamePort
    Infrared
    Iomega Zip drive
    Joystick Support
    Modem Support
    Multi-port serial adapters
    PCMCIA
    Ramdisk
    Smart Cards
    Toshiba PCI IDE Controller
    VIA PCI IDE Controller
    Windows CE USB Host
    ;# Keyboards #
    Albanian keyboard
    Arabic (101) keyboard
    Arabic (102) AZERTY keyboard
    Arabic (102) keyboard
    Armenian Eastern keyboard
    Armenian Western keyboard
    Azeri Cyrillic keyboard
    Azeri Latin keyboard
    Belarusian keyboard
    Belgian (Comma) keyboard
    Belgian (Period) keyboard
    Belgian French keyboard
    Bulgarian (Latin) keyboard
    Bulgarian keyboard
    Canadian French (Legacy) keyboard
    Canadian French keyboard
    Canadian Multilingual Standard keyboard
    Chinese (Simplified) - Microsoft Pinyin IME 3.0 keyboard
    Chinese (Simplified) - NeiMa keyboard
    Chinese (Simplified) - QuanPin keyboard
    Chinese (Simplified) - ShuangPin keyboard
    Chinese (Simplified) - US Keyboard keyboard
    Chinese (Simplified) - ZhengMa keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - Alphanumeric keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - Array keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - Big5 Code keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - ChangJie keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - DaYi keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - New ChangJie keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - New Phonetic keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - Phonetic keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - Quick keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - Unicode keyboard
    Chinese (Traditional) - US Keyboard keyboard
    Croatian keyboard
    Czech (QWERTY) keyboard
    Czech keyboard
    Czech Programmers keyboard
    Danish keyboard
    Devanagari - INSCRIPT keyboard
    Divehi Phonetic keyboard
    Divehi Typewriter keyboard
    Dutch keyboard
    Estonian keyboard
    Faeroese keyboard
    Farsi keyboard
    Finnish keyboard
    French keyboard
    FYRO Macedonian keyboard
    Gaelic keyboard
    Georgian keyboard
    German (IBM) keyboard
    German keyboard
    Greek (220) keyboard
    Greek (220) Latin keyboard
    Greek (319) keyboard
    Greek (319) Latin keyboard
    Greek keyboard
    Greek Latin keyboard
    Greek Polytonic keyboard
    Gujarati keyboard
    Hebrew keyboard
    Hindi Traditional keyboard
    Hungarian 101-key keyboard
    Hungarian keyboard
    Icelandic keyboard
    Irish keyboard
    Italian (142) keyboard
    Italian keyboard
    Japanese Input System (MS-IME2002) keyboard
    Japanese keyboard
    Kannada keyboard
    Kazakh keyboard
    Korean Input System (IME 2000) keyboard
    Korean keyboard
    Kyrgyz Cyrillic keyboard
    Latin American keyboard
    Latvian (QWERTY) keyboard
    Latvian keyboard
    Lithuanian IBM keyboard
    Lithuanian keyboard
    Marathi keyboard
    Mongolian Cyrillic keyboard
    Norwegian keyboard
    Polish (214) keyboard
    Polish (Programmers) keyboard
    Portuguese (Brazilian ABNT) keyboard
    Portuguese (Brazilian ABNT2) keyboard
    Portuguese keyboard
    Punjabi keyboard
    Romanian keyboard
    Russian (Typewriter) keyboard
    Russian keyboard
    Serbian (Cyrillic) keyboard
    Serbian (Latin) keyboard
    Slovak (QWERTY) keyboard
    Slovak keyboard
    Slovenian keyboard
    Spanish keyboard
    Spanish Variation keyboard
    Swedish keyboard
    Swiss French keyboard
    Swiss German keyboard
    Syriac keyboard
    Syriac Phonetic keyboard
    Tamil keyboard
    Tatar keyboard
    Telugu keyboard
    Thai Kedmanee (non-ShiftLock) keyboard
    Thai Kedmanee keyboard
    Thai Pattachote (non-ShiftLock) keyboard
    Thai Pattachote keyboard
    Turkish F keyboard
    Turkish Q keyboard
    Ukrainian keyboard
    United States-Dvorak for left hand keyboard
    United States-Dvorak for right hand keyboard
    United States-Dvorak keyboard
    United States-International keyboard
    Urdu keyboard
    US English Table for IBM Arabic 238_L keyboard
    Uzbek Cyrillic keyboard
    Vietnamese keyboard
    ;# Languages #
    ;Arabic
    Arabic (Algeria)
    Arabic (Bahrain)
    Arabic (Egypt)
    Arabic (Iraq)
    Arabic (Jordan)
    Arabic (Kuwait)
    Arabic (Lebanon)
    Arabic (Libya)
    Arabic (Morocco)
    Arabic (Oman)
    Arabic (Qatar)
    Arabic (Saudi Arabia)
    Arabic (Syria)
    Arabic (Tunisia)
    Arabic (U.A.E.)
    Arabic (Yemen)
    Divehi (Maldives)
    Syriac (Syria)
    Urdu
    ;Armenian
    Armenian
    ;Baltic
    Estonian
    Latvian
    Lithuanian
    ;Central Europe
    Albanian
    Croatian
    Czech
    Hungarian
    Polish
    Romanian
    Serbian (Latin)
    Slovak
    Slovenian
    ;Cyrillic
    Azeri (Cyrillic)
    Belarusian
    Bulgarian
    FYRO Macedonian
    Kazakh
    Kyrgyz (Kyrgyzstan)
    Mongolian (Mongolia)
    Russian
    Serbian (Cyrillic)
    Tatar
    Ukrainian
    Uzbek (Cyrillic)
    ;Georgian
    Georgian
    ;Greek
    Greek
    ;Hebrew
    Hebrew
    ;Indic
    Gujarati (India)
    Hindi
    Kannada (India)
    Konkani
    Marathi
    Punjabi (India)
    Sanskrit
    Tamil
    Telugu (India)
    ;Japanese
    Japanese
    ;Korean
    Korean
    ;Simplified Chinese
    Chinese (PRC)
    Chinese (Singapore)
    ;Thai
    Farsi
    Thai
    ;Traditional Chinese
    Chinese (Hong Kong S.A.R.)
    Chinese (Macau S.A.R.)
    Chinese (Taiwan)
    ;Turkic
    Azeri (Latin)
    Turkish
    Uzbek (Latin)
    ;Vietnamese
    Vietnamese
    ;Western Europe and United States
    Afrikaans
    Basque
    Catalan
    Danish
    Dutch (Belgium)
    Dutch (Netherlands)
    English (Australia)
    English (Belize)
    English (Canada)
    English (Caribbean)
    English (Ireland)
    English (Jamaica)
    English (New Zealand)
    English (Philippines)
    English (South Africa)
    English (Trinidad)
    English (Zimbabwe)
    Faeroese
    Finnish
    French (Belgium)
    French (Canada)
    French (France)
    French (Luxembourg)
    French (Monaco)
    French (Switzerland)
    Galician (Spain)
    German (Austria)
    German (Germany)
    German (Liechtenstein)
    German (Luxembourg)
    German (Switzerland)
    Icelandic
    Indonesian
    Italian (Italy)
    Italian (Switzerland)
    Malay (Brunei Darussalam)
    Malay (Malaysia)
    Norwegian (Bokmal)
    Norwegian (Nynorsk)
    Portuguese (Brazil)
    Portuguese (Portugal)
    Spanish (Argentina)
    Spanish (Bolivia)
    Spanish (Chile)
    Spanish (Colombia)
    Spanish (Costa Rica)
    Spanish (Dominican Republic)
    Spanish (Ecuador)
    Spanish (El Salvador)
    Spanish (Guatemala)
    Spanish (Honduras)
    Spanish (International Sort)
    Spanish (Mexico)
    Spanish (Nicaragua)
    Spanish (Panama)
    Spanish (Paraguay)
    Spanish (Peru)
    Spanish (Puerto Rico)
    Spanish (Traditional Sort)
    Spanish (Uruguay)
    Spanish (Venezuela)
    Swahili
    Swedish
    Swedish (Finland)
    ;# Multimedia #
    AOL ART Image Format Support
    DirectX diagnostic tool
    Images and Backgrounds
    Media Center
    MIDI audio support
    Mouse Cursors
    Movie Maker
    Music Samples
    Old CDPlayer and Sound Recorder
    Speech Support
    Tablet PC
    ;# Network #
    Client for Netware Networks
    Communication tools
    Comtrol Test Terminal Program
    Connection Manager
    FrontPage Extensions
    Internet Information Services (IIS)
    MSN Explorer
    Netmeeting
    NetShell Cmd-Tool
    Network Monitor Driver and Tools
    NWLink IPX/SPX/NetBIOS Protocol
    Synchronization Manager
    Vector Graphics Rendering (VML)
    Web Folders
    Windows Messenger
    ;# Operating System Options #
    .NET Framework
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    Certificate Management
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    ;# Services #
    Distributed Link Tracking Client
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    ;# Directories #
    DOCS
    SUPPORT
    VALUEADD
    ;# Compatibility #
    Compat01
    Compat02
    Compat03
    Compat04
    Compat06
    
    [KeepFiles]
    msconfig.exe
    
    [RemoveFiles]
    clock.avi
    yahoo.bmp
    swtchbrd.bmp
    
    [Options]
    ProfilesDir = "%SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings"
    TargetPath = "WINDOWS"
    temp_dir = %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Temp
    
    [Patches]
    DoSFC
    
    [Services2]
    Eventlog,4
    SysmonLog,4
    RasAuto,4
    RasMan,4
    
    [Tweaks]
    Boot and Shutdown-Ctrl-Alt-Del at logon-Disabled
    Boot and Shutdown-Do not Parse Autoexec.bat
    Boot and Shutdown-Logon Page-Classic
    Boot and Shutdown-Numlock-Off
    Desktop-Desktop icons size-47
    Desktop-Internet Explorer icon-Hide
    Desktop-My Computer icon-Show
    Desktop-My Documents icon-Show
    Desktop-My Network Places icon-Hide
    Desktop-Recycle Bin icon-Show
    Explorer-Classic Control Panel
    Explorer-Disable Prefix: Shortcut to
    Explorer-Disable shortcut arrow
    Explorer-Display the contents of system folders
    Explorer-Remove Send To on context menu
    Explorer-Use small icons in Explorer bar
    My Computer-Remove Search from Context Menu
    My Computer-Remove Shared Documents
    Performance-Disable Info Tips on Files and Folders
    Performance-Disable Last accessed Timestamp on files
    Performance-Disable Tracking of Broken Shortcut Links
    Performance-Disable Warn on low disk space
    Performance-Disable WBEM logging
    Performance-Do not cache thumbnails
    Privacy-Remove Alexa
    Start Menu-Control Panel-Display as a link
    Start Menu-Disable and remove Documents list from the Start Menu
    Start Menu-My Computer-Display as a link
    Start Menu-My Documents-Display as a link
    Start Menu-My Music-Display as a link
    Start Menu-My Network Places-Display as a link
    Start Menu-My Pictures-Display as a link
    Start Menu-Network Connections-Don't display this item
    Start Menu-Printers and Faxes-Don't display this item
    Start Menu-Remove Search For People from Search
    Start Menu-Remove Search the Internet from Search
    Start Menu-Remove Set Program Access and Defaults
    Start Menu-Remove Windows Catalog shortcut
    Taskbar-Disable Group similar Taskbar buttons
    Taskbar-Disable Language-Bar
    Windows Media Player-Accept Privacy Statement
    Windows Media Player-Disable automatic codec download
    Windows Media Player-Disable MRU
    Windows Media Player-Disable silent acquisition
    Windows Media Player-Disable starting with Media Guide
    Windows Media Player-Enhanced privacy settings
    Windows Media Player-Optimize fullscreen mode behavior
    
    [Unattended]
    ComputerType = Automatic
    HibernationNo
    AutoLogon = spleenharvester
    FirewallOff
    CustomLocales
    MaximumDataStorePercentOfDisk = 12
    RestorePointLife = 30
    DesktopTheme = Default||
    AutoUpdates = 2
    AutoUDay = 5
    AutoUHour = 15
    ProgFilesPath = "\Program Files"
    CustomNetwork
    
    [DesktopThemes]
    C:\Users\spleenharvester\AppData\Local\Temp\Royale_theme\Resources\Themes\Royale.Theme
    
    [NetAdapter1]
    connname = ""
    macaddress = ""
    ipaddress = "192.168.0.1"
    subnetmask = "255.255.255.0"
    defaultgateway = ""
    dnsserver1 = ""
    dnsserver2 = ""
    winsserver = ""
    netbiossetting = "0"
    ipxnetworknumber = "00000000"
    ipxnetworkframetype = "0xFF"
    
    [GuiRunOnce]
    
    [Drivers]
    C:\nLite\Drv\atheros.inf,0
    
    [Hotfixes]
    C:\RVMUpdatePackSP3_1.0.3.7z
    Cheers
    Last edited by spleenharvester; 19-06-11 at 23:34.
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    this guide is for vista/win 7 but have tried with xp and worked a treat

    http://kmwoley.com/blog/?p=345#idc-ctools

    Just in case anyone else want help

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    Indeed, there are many different ways of doing it.

    Though I think I found out why I had so many issues with every method... despite my OC being IBT 300 passes stable, it's not firefox stable, nor transferring-loads-of-**** stable.
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    I always use wintoflash for all my installs never failed me be it winxp all the way to 2k8.
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    Fair do's, I could never get it working, it did something that made the i386 directory inaccessible to the install. Maybe it works if you do it off XP like the other tools.

    For the record, if you are getting battery no-charge issues or a blurry/jumpy/problem output on yours - update the BIOS (I did mine through Windows since I couldn't get Crisis disk level recovery to work)
    Last edited by spleenharvester; 23-06-11 at 00:15.
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