Steps to prepare lab machines with Windows Vista AIK

The steps to create a lab installation are easy with Windows Vista AIK. With a clear idea of what you need to install on the machines and the requirements described below, a couple of days may be enough to have everything in place. Also, only a single image may be applied to different machines. The…

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Steps to create a bootable Windows PE RAM CD/DVD

The following article shows how to create a bootable WinPE disk with Windows Vista Automated Installation Kit (WAIK). Requirements WAIK: Windows Vista Automated Installation Kit (get the download here). CDBurn/Dvdburn utility: this tool allows burning a DVD from a ISO Image (Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Tools). Technician PC: a pc with a CD/DVD ROM…

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Steps to Create an Unattended Setup for Windows Vista

The following article shows how to create an automated setup per windows Vista using Windows Vista Automated Installation Kit (WAIK). Requirements Vista DVD: a DVD with Windows Vista. WAIK: Windows Vista Automated Installation Kit (get the download here). A USB Key: this is needed to contain the answers file for the installation (a key with…

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