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Windows 7: Make Windows 7 Ultimate x64 "liter/smaller"

23 Oct 2009   #21
benko

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

wil definitly try this DISM for sure..but will also be nice if i could somehow get reg keys and batch files(any method)


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25 Oct 2009   #22
benko

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

problem!
After i wanted to instal win7 which i made smaller by vlite, prbolem is after the proces windows is loading files(before i selected which language to install) i get error that there are no drivers and that i can browse for them!

tried to browse them on win7 rtm that is full(since i had extracted iso of win7 full before) but it says that it cant find any drivers there...
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25 Oct 2009   #23
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

That should tell you, using vLite is not going to work. Forget trying to make Windows 7 smaller, it is a worthless quest.
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25 Oct 2009   #24
benko

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

vlite problem, or i screwed smth?
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12 Dec 2009   #25
benko

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Anybody can tell if I can remove following:

Welcome Center
QLogic Fibre channel Adapter
Generic printer drivers( I have c4180 printer, I always get drivers from WinUpdate)
Dynamic Volume manager
Internet Small Computer System Interface
Smart Cards
Win Media Codecs(I use KMPlayer for watching movies, and WMP for mp3)
Internet Information services
link-Layer Toplogy Discovery
Windows Collaboration
Windows Firewall

Services:
Application Experience
Background intelligent Transfer Service(I dont use system restore, backup..)
Computer browser
IP Helper
Offline Files

System:
Security Center(I use Eset smart security)
Jet Database Engine
User Account Control
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Dec 2009   #26
benko

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

After I removed only several things here is the error i get:
The unattend answer file contains an invalid product key. Either remove invalid key or...

here is changelog from vLite
Quote:
; vLite preset file
;
;#Environment:
; vLite v1.2
; Framework 2.0.50727.4927
; Microsoft Windows NT 6.1.7600.0 64-bit
;
;#Target:
; Windows 7 ULTIMATE 64-bit
; Version 6.1 English (United States)
;
[Compatibility]

[CustomHide]

[Components]
;# Accessories #
Disk Cleanup
Games-Game Explorer
Games-Inbox Games
Games-Premium Inbox Games
Welcome Center
;# Drivers #
Diva Server
TV Tuners-ADS Technologies
TV Tuners-ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
TV Tuners-AVerMedia Technologies, Inc.
TV Tuners-Compro Technology Inc.
TV Tuners-Conexant Systems, Inc.
TV Tuners-Creatix
TV Tuners-Hauppauge
TV Tuners-KNC ONE GmbH
TV Tuners-KWorld
TV Tuners-Lumanate, Inc.
TV Tuners-Philips Semiconductors
TV Tuners-Pinnacle Systems
TV Tuners-TerraTec Electronic GmbH
TV Tuners-VidzMedia Pte Ltd.
;# Hardware Support #
Firewire (1394)
Floppy Disk Support
Infrared Support
XBOX 360 Controller
;# Languages #
Arabic
.....
Brazillian

Turkish
Ukrainian
;# Multimedia #
Sample Pictures
Screensavers
SideShow
;# Network #
Internet Explorer
Windows Mail
;# System #
Help
Parental Controls
System Restore
Tablet PC
Windows Defender
Windows Easy Transfer
Windows SAT (Performance Index)

[Options]
DEP (Data Execution Prevention) = Default
User Account Control (UAC) = Enabled
AntiSpyware Realtime Protection = Default
AutoPlay = Disabled
Paging Executive = Enabled
Power scheme = Balanced
Power button = Default
Sleep button = Default
Control Panel - Classic View = Default
Show hidden files and folders = Yes
Show protected operating system files = Yes
Show extensions for known file types = Yes
IE Phishing Filter = Default
IE Phishing Verification Ballon Tips = Default

[Services]

[Protection]

[Drivers]

[Unattended]
SpecRegional
SkipProductKey
NetworkLoc = 1

[Hotfixes]

[LanguagePacks]
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12 Dec 2009   #27
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by benko View Post
After I removed only several things here is the error i get:
The unattend answer file contains an invalid product key. Either remove invalid key or...

here is changelog from vLite
Quote:
; vLite preset file
;
;#Environment:
; vLite v1.2
; Framework 2.0.50727.4927
; Microsoft Windows NT 6.1.7600.0 64-bit
;
;#Target:
; Windows 7 ULTIMATE 64-bit
; Version 6.1 English (United States)
;
[Compatibility]

[CustomHide]

[Components]
;# Accessories #
Disk Cleanup
Games-Game Explorer
Games-Inbox Games
Games-Premium Inbox Games
Welcome Center
;# Drivers #
Diva Server
TV Tuners-ADS Technologies
TV Tuners-ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
TV Tuners-AVerMedia Technologies, Inc.
TV Tuners-Compro Technology Inc.
TV Tuners-Conexant Systems, Inc.
TV Tuners-Creatix
TV Tuners-Hauppauge
TV Tuners-KNC ONE GmbH
TV Tuners-KWorld
TV Tuners-Lumanate, Inc.
TV Tuners-Philips Semiconductors
TV Tuners-Pinnacle Systems
TV Tuners-TerraTec Electronic GmbH
TV Tuners-VidzMedia Pte Ltd.
;# Hardware Support #
Firewire (1394)
Floppy Disk Support
Infrared Support
XBOX 360 Controller
;# Languages #
Arabic
.....
Brazillian

Turkish
Ukrainian
;# Multimedia #
Sample Pictures
Screensavers
SideShow
;# Network #
Internet Explorer
Windows Mail
;# System #
Help
Parental Controls
System Restore
Tablet PC
Windows Defender
Windows Easy Transfer
Windows SAT (Performance Index)

[Options]
DEP (Data Execution Prevention) = Default
User Account Control (UAC) = Enabled
AntiSpyware Realtime Protection = Default
AutoPlay = Disabled
Paging Executive = Enabled
Power scheme = Balanced
Power button = Default
Sleep button = Default
Control Panel - Classic View = Default
Show hidden files and folders = Yes
Show protected operating system files = Yes
Show extensions for known file types = Yes
IE Phishing Filter = Default
IE Phishing Verification Ballon Tips = Default

[Services]

[Protection]

[Drivers]

[Unattended]
SpecRegional
SkipProductKey
NetworkLoc = 1

[Hotfixes]

[LanguagePacks]
Unattend doesn't work on Windows 7 through vLite...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Dec 2009   #28
benko

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zidane24 View Post
Unattend doesn't work on Windows 7 through vLite...
interesting..before there was no problem with it, I remember that I managed to pass win7 installation even thought I set parameters like serial, language to install..

Will try without it
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13 Dec 2009   #29
benko

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

New error(this time I havet touched unattend), the error is at the end of installation, so after computer had restarted and when it says finishin instalation:
Windows Setup could not configure Windows to run on this computer's hardware.

Here is bould log
; vLite preset file
;
;#Environment:
; vLite v1.2
; Framework 2.0.50727.4927
; Microsoft Windows NT 6.1.7600.0 64-bit
;
;#Target:
; Windows 7 ULTIMATE 64-bit
; Version 6.1 English (United States)
;
[Compatibility]
[CustomHide]
[Components]
;# Accessories #
Disk Cleanup
Games-Game Explorer
Games-Inbox Games
Games-Premium Inbox Games
Speech Support
Welcome Center
;# Drivers #
Diva Server
Modems
Printers-Generic printer
QLogic Fibre Channel Adapter
Scanners
TV Tuners-ADS Technologies
TV Tuners-ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
TV Tuners-AVerMedia Technologies, Inc.
TV Tuners-Compro Technology Inc.
TV Tuners-Conexant Systems, Inc.
TV Tuners-Creatix
TV Tuners-Hauppauge
TV Tuners-KNC ONE GmbH
TV Tuners-KWorld
TV Tuners-Lumanate, Inc.
TV Tuners-Philips Semiconductors
TV Tuners-Pinnacle Systems
TV Tuners-TerraTec Electronic GmbH
TV Tuners-VidzMedia Pte Ltd.
;# Hardware Support #
Firewire (1394)
Floppy Disk Support
Infrared Support
Smartcards
XBOX 360 Controller
;# Languages #
Arabic
.....
Ukrainian
;# Multimedia #
Sample Pictures
Screensavers
SideShow
;# Network #
Internet Explorer
Internet Information Services (IIS)
Windows Collaboration
Windows Firewall
Windows Mail
;# Services #
Computer Browser
Error Reporting
IP Helper
Protected Storage
Secondary Logon
Windows Time
;# System #
BitLocker Drive Encryption
Help
Parental Controls
Run a legacy CPL elevated
Security Center
System Restore
Tablet PC
User Account Control (UAC)
Windows Defender
Windows Easy Transfer
[Options]
DEP (Data Execution Prevention) = Default
User Account Control (UAC) = Enabled
AntiSpyware Realtime Protection = Default
AutoPlay = Disabled
Paging Executive = Enabled
Power scheme = Balanced
Power button = Default
Sleep button = Default
Control Panel - Classic View = Default
Show hidden files and folders = Yes
Show protected operating system files = Yes
Show extensions for known file types = Yes
IE Phishing Filter = Default
IE Phishing Verification Ballon Tips = Default
[Services]
[Protection]
[Drivers]
F:\driveri\u8000x64win7\peripheral_driver_tv_u8000_win7_64bit\program files\Gigabyte\U8000\mod7700\mod7700.inf
F:\driveri\u8000x64win7\peripheral_driver_tv_u8000_win7_64bit\program files\Gigabyte\U8000\modrc\modrc.inf
[Unattended]
SpecRegional
DontSelectImage
NetworkLoc = 1
[Hotfixes]
[LanguagePacks]
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Dec 2009   #30
jimbo45

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers
 
 

Hi there
if you really MUST try something like this here's what I would do --and actually it has a chance of working.

1) Download vmware player version 3 it's FREE.
2) Now create / install W7 as a VIRTUAL MACHINE -- this will be fairly small -- probably around 8 - 9 GB on a .VHD disk.

3) ==> several methods here. What we need to do next is to do what people call "V2P" conversion. We want to get the Virtual Machine into a form that can run on REAL hardware.

You can either use Acronis via backing up the VM just like a Real machine and then restoring using the Universal Restore. Point the drivers to the Real Machine's Hiberfil.sys or better use a program called "Double Driver" to unload the drivers from your REAL hardware and point to that directory when you use the Universal Restore.

OR use vmware's conversion tool (download FREE from the site) - this also works but is a bit trickier and needs to temporarily load a lot of stuff to your "C" partition while its working -- if like me you have a fairly small W7 partition this method will probably fail.

Don't of course install anything on your small system you don't need -- you should be able to get a very adequate W7 system EASILY into a 14 GB partition.

(Installing W7 directly on Real Hardware usually makes for a bigger system than creating a W7 system from a Virtual machine via V2P processes).

Things like Vlite are essentially history

If you need a "Thumbnail" type OS consider the zillions of Linux distros out there.

Cheers
jimbo
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