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    Hello Everybody
    1) I want to make a slipstreamed install disk of XPpro, so I can dual boot my Vista computer.
    Reason?: I have several programs, that I know will run better in XP e.g. (Paint Shop Pro 8, Cool Edit Pro)
    2) What I did is took my install CD of XPproSP1a, (Retail) and integrated SP3, which I downloaded from MS site.
    I used Scott Dunn's instructions (XP_VistaDblBoot) using NLite. I used the Unattended option in NLite.
    Now I have gotten to the point, where XP begins to Install, but stops, and notifies me that my product number is invalid.
    Is there something that I can do to find out what I did or my Slipstreamed copy is wrong?
    I am 100% certain that I am using the correct Product number.
    Thanks for any help that anybody can give.
    Tim

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    I try the slipstream activity again using the directions at Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows: Slipstreaming Windows XP with Service Pack 3 (SP3). While many people use nLite I've read of enough problems with it that I'd not trust it.

    Joe

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    Joe:
    Thanks for the reply, I tried loading my LAN drivers on the install CD, using nLite, and that solved the problem.
    Apparently, I need to be able to connect to the INTERNET, when I installed. Or... I had awful luck.
    However, the customization, that I expected wasn't there. More to come...
    Thanks again

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tim Rapson View Post
    I used the Unattended option in NLite.
    Using the unattended install option bypasses a great deal of the standard installation routine. It also makes the CD useless for performing a repair/reinstall. It will only perform the unattended install; you get no other options.
    Create a new drive image before making system changes, in case you need to start over!

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