Slipstreaming and Bootable Disc FAQ's
Newer version of Microsoft Windows
Operating Systems (2000,XP,2003) have the ability to
integrate Service Packs and HotFixes into the initial
installation of the operating system. You can use this
method to replace the original source files with updated
Pack files before installing Windows. When the operating
system is installed, the Service Pack and Hotfixes are
Newer Corporate versions of Microsoft Office Products also support slipstreaming.
Why use the Load Segment of 0000 instead of 07C0 ?As of 11.27.2003 we recommended using:
Does SP1 have to be applied prior to applying SP2No. SP2 can be applied without applying SP1 or SP1a.
Error: This Service Pack Cannot be intergrated into a destination that also has intergrated Software Updates.While applying a Service Pack the following error message is displayed.
If your product key starts with
FCKGW you have the "Devil's Own" release of
Windows XP. This key is blacklisted.
SP1 will disable Windows Update and certain features of XP running the Product ID codes:
- View Volume License Product Keys: Changes with Windows XP Service Pack 1 (Microsoft Link)
- View Unable to install Windows XP SP2 (Microsoft Link)
- View Microsoft Knowledge Base Article - 302878
- View Product Key Validation: Frequently Asked Questions (Microsoft Link)
- View What is Licensing (Microsoft Link)
Some Large OEM's such as Dell create
their Discs to check the BIOS. If the BIOS type does not
match the required System, a message will be displayed
stating that the System Type is
Slipstreaming a disc will not remove this message. Some files on these Discs are different from standard OEM Discs from Microsoft. Slipstreaming these Discs will update the files but will not remove the BIOS check.
Nero supports dual File Table support,
allowing Long File Names and characters like dollar
signs. Roxio products do not. We now recommend using
Joliet when writing disc when using Roxio
products due to the inability to create unattended discs
with the ISO9660.
- View Article TTID#: 177
Nero problems recording Discs with ISA SCSI Controllers.- View Article TTID#: 238
When executing C:\OS\SP.EXE /U
/X:C:\OS\SP it fails.
An error message is displayed when executing:
When the Service Pack is extracting
the Service Pack folder(directory) disappears and no
prompt of completion is displayed.
The following error message is
displayed when the Service Pack is being
When trying to run the Service Pack
an error message reporting the file cannot be found
Service Pack reports that it is not
a valid Win32 Application.
An error is reported during the
extraction or file verification process.
Extraction of Service Pack is not working.Try a manual extraction.
In the Choose Directory For
Extracted Files text box type where you would like
to extract the Service Pack to.
Click the Ok button.
Click the OK button.
Verify that UPDATE.EXE is at the
location specified in the Run command.
The hard drive may be full. Check to see
how much free space the drive has.
- Verify the target folder(directory)
contains a sub-folder(sub-directory) named
- Check to see how much hard drive space you have available.
|SP1||English||xpsp1_en_x86.exe||133 MB (140,440,152 bytes)|
|SP1a||English||xpsp1a_en_x86.exe||125 MB (131,170,400 bytes)|
|SP2||English||WindowsXP-KB835935-SP2-ENU.exe||266 MB (278,927,592 bytes)|
|SP1 64-Bit||English||xpsp1_en_ia64.exe||199 MB (209,265,752 bytes)|
When running the UPDATE.EXE command
the following error is displayed: The Procedure entry
point _wcstoui64 could not be located in the dynamic
link library msvcrt.dll.
After slipstreaming, the disc media is not large enough.Some of the folder can be removed from the disc compellation.