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Integrate (SlipStream) Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 3

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Create Bootable Installation CD using Roxio Easy CD Creator 5

 

 

Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 3 can be integrated (slipstreamed) into the Microsoft® Windows® XP installation so the service pack will be installed at the same time as part of  the operating system without need to install the service pack separately.

 

 

The following instructions illustrate the main steps for integrating Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3 update into the Microsoft® Windows® XP installation.

  1. Extract Microsoft® Windows® XP from Installation CD
  2. Extract Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3 Update
  3. Integrate (SlipStream) Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3 into Microsoft® Windows® XP Installation
  4. Update Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3 Support Tools, Deployment Tools, and Value Add (optional)
  5. Creating Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3 Bootable Installation CD using Roxio Easy CD Creator 5

*      Nero Specific Instructions at Windows-Help.NET

 

ü           Equipment & Supplies

ü           References

 

 

 

1.      Extract Microsoft® Windows® XP from Installation CD (Top)

 

Note:

Operating System Reinstallation CD, Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional, Service Pack 2, DELL P/N U957G, is used as the extraction source in this illustration.  This CD came with DELL Inspiron notebook computer.

 

1.1.     To extract Microsoft® Windows® XP from an installation CD, start ISO Buster and extract the folder with ISO type designation.
e.g. ISO XP_PRO_SP2

1.1.1.      Insert Microsoft® Windows® XP Installation CD into the CD-ROM drive.

1.1.2.      Start Smart ProjectsISO Buster

1.1.3.      Select the Microsoft® Windows® XP folder with ISO type designation.  (ISO XP_PRO_SP2 in this illustration)

 

 

1.1.4.      Right-click on the folder and select
Extract XP_PRO_SP2

1.1.5.      Select a location for the extraction.
Local Disk (C:)

 

 

 

 

1.1.6.      The following status window is displayed during the extraction process.

1.1.7.      When the extraction process finishes no confirmation is displayed.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2.     To extract boot image from the Microsoft® Windows® XP installation CD, start ISO Buster and extract the Bootable Disc folder.

1.2.1.      Insert Microsoft® Windows® XP Installation CD into the CD-ROM drive.

1.2.2.      Start Smart ProjectsISO Buster

1.2.3.      Select the Bootable Disc folder.

 

 

1.2.4.      Right-click the folder and select
Extract Bootable Disc

1.2.5.      Select a location for the extraction.
Local Disk (C:)

 

 

 

 

1.2.6.      The following status window is displayed during the extraction process.

1.2.7.      When the extraction process finishes no confirmation is displayed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.      Extract Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3 Update (Top)

 

2.1.     To extract Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 3 update to a folder, run the update executable with the /X option.
e.g. D:\WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-X86-ENU.exe /X (located on the Windows XP SP3 CD)

2.1.1.      From the Start Menu select Run….

2.1.2.      Browse to the folder containing the Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3 update executable, e.g. D:\, and run it with the /X option.

2.1.3.      Select a location for the extraction.
C:\XPSP3_Update

 

 


 

2.1.4.      The following status window is displayed during the extraction process.

2.1.5.      When the extraction process finishes the following confirmation is displayed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.      Integrate (SlipStream) Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3 into Microsoft® Windows® XP Installation (Top)

 

Notes:

If a Microsoft® Windows® XP SP1 or SP2 integrated installation CD was used as the extraction source, the service pack 3 integration process does not automatically remove some service pack 1 or 2 files from the integrated installation.  -  \SPNOTES.HTM,  \WIN51IC.SP1, WIN51IP.SP2,  \I386\SP1.CAB, \I386\SP1.CAT,  \I386\SP2.CAB,  \I386\SP2.CAT,  \I386\SVCPACK.INF,  \I386\SVCPACK\,  \I386\HOTFIXES\

If \I386\SVCPACK.IN_ does not exist it may need to be acquired from a non-integrated Microsoft® Windows® XP installation CD.

 

3.1.     To display help, run UPDATE with the /help or /? option.  e.g. C:\XPSP3_Update\i386\Update\Update /help

3.1.1.      From the Start Menu, select Run….

3.1.2.      Browse to the Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 3 update folder, e.g. C:\XPSP3_Update\i386\Update, and run either of the following.

  1. UPDATE /help

- or -

  1. UPDATE /?

 

 

3.1.3.      The Service Pack 3 Setup help is displayed.

 

 

 

3.2.     To integrate (slipstream) the service pack into the Microsoft® Windows® XP installation, run UPDATE with the /integrate option, and path to the Microsoft® Windows® XP installation extracted from CD.
e.g. C:\XPSP3_Update\i386\Update\Update.exe /integrate:C:\XP_PRO_SP2

3.2.1.      From the Start Menu, select Run….

3.2.2.      Browse to the Microsoft® Windows XP Service Pack 3 update folder, e.g. C:\XPSP3_Update\i386\Update, and run UPDATE with the /integrate option, and path to the Microsoft® Windows® XP installation extracted from CD.

 

 

3.2.3.      The following status window is displayed during the integration process.

3.2.4.      When the integration process finishes the following confirmation is displayed.

 

 

 

 

 

3.3.     Rename the newly integrated installation folder to reflect the Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3 integration.
For instance rename the folder C:\XP_PRO_SP2 to C:\XP_PRO_SP3

 



 

4.      Update Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3 Support Tools, Deployment Tools, DOTNETFX, and Value Add (optional) (Top)

 

4.1.     To apply the Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 3 Support Tools and Deployment Tools to the installation, copy the Windows XP SP3 CD \SUPPORT\TOOLS\ folder into the Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3 installation \SUPPORT\TOOLS\ folder.
e.g. Copy D:\SUPPORT\TOOLS\ into C:\XP_PRO_SP3\SUPPORT\TOOLS\

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.2.     To apply the Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 3 Value Add to the installation, copy the Windows XP SP3 CD \VALUEADD\ folder into the Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3 installation \VALUEADD\ folder.
e.g. Copy D:\VALUEADD\ into C:\XP_PRO_SP3\VALUEADD\

 

 

 

 

4.3.     To apply the Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack DOTNETFX to the installation, copy the Windows XP SP3 CD \DOTNETFX\ folder into the Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3 installation \DOTNETFX\ folder.
e.g. Copy D:\DOTNETFX\ into C:\XP_PRO_SP3\DOTNETFX\

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.      Creating Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3 Bootable Installation CD using Roxio Easy CD Creator 5 (Top)

 

5.1.     Insert a blank CD into the CD-ROM drive.

 

5.2.     Start Easy CD Creator 5 (5.3.4.21.SP28)

 

5.3.     Go to File -> New CD Project -> Bootable CD.

5.3.1.      In the ‘Choose Type of Bootable CD’ dialog window:

ü      Select ‘No Emulation as the ‘Bootable CD Type’

ü      Set ‘Load Segment’ to ‘0x7C0’

ü      Set ‘Sector Count’ to ‘4’.

ü      Click the ‘Browse’ button and browse to location of the boot image file extracted from the Microsoft® Windows® XP installation CD.  (C:\Bootable Disc\Microsoft Corporation.img)

 

 

 

 

 

5.4.     Go to ‘File’ -> ‘CD Project Properties’.

5.4.1.      On the ‘General Tab’, In the ‘CD Project Properties’ dialog window.

ü      Enter a volume label (XP_PRO_SP3)

ü      Select ‘Joliet’ File System

ü      Select ‘Automatically import previous session’

ü      Select ‘Validate source files before recording’

ü      Select Mode 1: CDROM

 

 

 

5.4.2.      I made no changes on the ‘File System’ tab.

5.4.3.      I made no changes on the ‘File Types’ tab.

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.5.     Using the folder and file windows (upper left and upper right window panes) of Easy CD Creator, browse to location of the integrated (slipstreamed) Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3 installation.  (C:\XP_PRO_SP3)

5.5.1.      Select and add the files to the project.  (do not need to re-add the boot image file again).

5.5.2.      Press the red ‘Record’ button.

 

 

 

 

5.6.     Make the following selections in the Record CD Setup dialog window, then press the ‘Start Recording’ button.

ü      Buffer underrun prevention

ü      Record CD

ü      Track-At-Once

ü      Finalize CD

 

 

 

5.6.1.      If you get the following message about exceeding maximum directory depth (8), click the ‘Yes’ button to continue.

 

”The directory “I386\ASM\52\policy\msft\windows\networking\dxmrtp\dxmrtp.cat” exceeds the maximum depth of directories (8).  This may cause problems reading the CD in some operating systems.  Do you wish to continue?”

 

 

5.6.2.      The following status window is displayed during the CD file system generation process.

 

 

5.6.3.      The following status window is displayed during the CD writing track process.

 

 

5.6.4.      The following status window is displayed during the CD finalizing process.

 

 

5.6.5.      The following status window is displayed when the CD burning process is finished.

 

 

5.6.6.      Creation of the bootable Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 3 Installation CD is now complete.

 

 

 

 

Equipment & Supplies (Top)

 

ü      Microsoft® Windows® XP CD

ü      Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 3 CD ISO Image File

ü      Smart Projects ISO Buster

ü      Roxio Easy CD Creator 5

ü      Blank CD

ü      CD-ROM Burner

 

Note:

Operating System Reinstallation CD, Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional, Service Pack 2, DELL P/N U957G, is used as the extraction source in this illustration.  This CD came with DELL Inspiron notebook computer.

 

 

 

 

References (Top)

 

Guide for Installing and Deploying Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 2

Microsoft® Search for XP + SP2 + Integrate

 

Zucchini Windows XP SP3 Integrate