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Windows 7: Reformatting WIN7 system to XP

19 May 2010   #11
Shedward

windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
load both into the installer.

Recompile into an ISO, then burn to CD using the drop-down menu on the same page where you compiled ISO.

The slipstreaming tutorial was written by theog, who I asked to help you here.
I did, but my system won't give me the option to boot from a cd/dvd..
Before I used the nLite program, it would give me the option (during POST) to "Press any key to boot from cd/dvd" now it just goes straight to the starting Windows screen.. I've gone into the BIOS and set to boot from cd first, but still doesn't recognize the disc in the drive.. any clue as to why it's doing that?


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19 May 2010   #12
gregrocker

 

Are you using the new ISO you created with slipstreamed drivers? Did you burn it to CD using ImgBurn at 4x speed with Verify, which never fails?

If not, Verify it against ISO using ImgBurn. It should say bootable in the text given at left.

You copied files from the CD to Nlite the drivers, right? Will the old CD boot? What changed?
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19 May 2010   #13
Shedward

windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Are you using the new ISO you created with slipstreamed drivers? Did you burn it to CD using ImgBurn at 4x speed with Verify, which never fails?

If not, Verify it against ISO using ImgBurn. It should say bootable in the text given at left.

You copied files from the CD to Nlite the drivers, right? Will the old CD boot? What changed?
Let me see if I have this right...I opened nLite, ran through the process, and when I need to integrate drivers into the installation, I click insert, then multiple driver folder.. correct?
Then I select the folder I want to integrate, and it gives me the option of two modes..
1. Regular PNP or..
2. Textmode driver
and there's a list of 13 "textmode integration options"

I may have selected the completely incorrect thing here.. what should I select ot integrate into the ISO bootable disc..

By the way, ImgBurn verified the disc was bootable
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19 May 2010   #15
Shedward

windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Cool

How do I know which of the 13 drivers listed in nLite I need though?
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19 May 2010   #16
gregrocker

 

Did you unzip the whole Chipset package?

Try to determine which is the SATA controller.

Google each to see what you find.

I guess you could insert them all, as long as one doesn't hang the installer. They will be picked from just like the rest of the driverstore.
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20 May 2010   #17
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

What Sata controller do you have?

"STOP 0x0000008e" error message during Windows XP setup
Check your ram.
Memory Diagnostics Tool
Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool
Check your HD.
Disk Check
Check with a hard drive diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.

SATA Drivers - Load in Windows XP Setup on Dual Boot
SATA Drivers - Slipstream into Windows XP CD

[Quote]I followed your steps to slipstream the SATA drivers into the XP boot disc, and its very helpful, but step 12, LOCATE YOUR SATA INF FILE, I have two inf files.. I'm not sure which one to use.[Quote] Use both.

[Quote]Let me see if I have this right...I opened nLite, ran through the process, and when I need to integrate drivers into the installation, I click insert, then multiple driver folder.. correct?
Then I select the folder I want to integrate, and it gives me the option of two modes..
1. Regular PNP or..
2. Textmode driver
and there's a list of 13 "textmode integration options"[Quote] Use Textmode.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 May 2010   #18
Shedward

windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Well, a small victory I assume.. I got the system to boot from the ISO disc I burned..
But I still have the issue of the BSOD when I am at the drive selection screen... kind of back to square one on this.

I slipstreamed the drivers like the guide stated, I followed all the instructions, but my hard drive still isn't being recognized, and my system crashes when I press ANY button..
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20 May 2010   #19
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Does your laptop have AHCI?
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
You probably either need to turn off AHCI in the BIOS or provide an AHCI driver either on a floppy disk or flash drive before running Windows XP's setup.
It might also be labeled legacy mode turning that on will probably work.
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21 May 2010   #20
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

[QUOTE=theog;744740]What Sata controller do you have?

"STOP 0x0000008e" error message during Windows XP setup
Check your ram.
Memory Diagnostics Tool
Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool
Check your HD.
Disk Check
Check with a hard drive diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.

SATA Drivers - Load in Windows XP Setup on Dual Boot
SATA Drivers - Slipstream into Windows XP CD

[Quote]I followed your steps to slipstream the SATA drivers into the XP boot disc, and its very helpful, but step 12, LOCATE YOUR SATA INF FILE, I have two inf files.. I'm not sure which one to use.[Quote] Use both.

[Quote]Let me see if I have this right...I opened nLite, ran through the process, and when I need to integrate drivers into the installation, I click insert, then multiple driver folder.. correct?
Then I select the folder I want to integrate, and it gives me the option of two modes..
1. Regular PNP or..
2. Textmode driver
and there's a list of 13 "textmode integration options"
Quote:
Use Textmode.

1) BSOD 0000008, is your ram OK?

2) Is HD OK?

3) What Sata controller do you have?

4) Do you have a floppy disk drive?
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