Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Installation Methods
    2. Installation SAQs
  2. Attended Installation
  3. Setup Program (Text Mode)
    1. Welcome to Setup
    2. Licensing Agreement
    3. Disk Partitioning
    4. Formatting
  4. Setup Wizard (Graphical Mode)
    1. Regional Options
    2. Personalize
    3. Product Key
    4. Computer Name
    5. Date and Time
  5. Install Windows Networking
    1. Workgroup or Domain
    2. Final Steps
  6. Post Installation
    1. Automatic Updates
    2. Internet Connection
    3. Register
    4. Specify Users
    5. Thank You
    6. Opening Screen
    7. Turn Off Computer
    8. Logging Off
    9. Installing Updates
  7. Installing over a network
    1. Winnt32.exe Switches
    2. Attended Installation SAQs
  8. Unattended Installation
    1. Creating UDF Files
    2. Processing UDF Files
    3. Remote Installation Services (RIS)
    4. Setting up a RIS Server
    5. Creating a RIPrep Image
    6. RIPrep vs. CD
    7. Troubleshooting Remote Installations
    8. Sysprep
    9. Sysprep Switches
    10. Installing from a Disk Image
    11. Unattended Installation SAQs
  9. Upgrades
    1. Performing the Upgrade
    2. Uninstalling Windows XP
    3. Dynamic Update
    4. Dual-Booting Windows XP
    5. Migrating User Settings
    6. User State Migration Tool (USMT)
    7. Preparing a Server for USMT
    8. Product Activation
    9. Upgrading SAQs
  10. Post-Installation Updates
    1. Installing Hotfixes
    2. Service Packs
    3. Automatic Updates
  11. Troubleshooting Failed Installations
    1. Log Files
  12. Troubleshooting SAQs