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Installing NT 4.0 using the Setup Disks

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SO WHAT IS PROBLEM

by baba6 In reply to NT Installation Help

The disks will only get u so far.They only load ntdetect.com and a couple of other files. your going to need the cd.

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SO WHAT IS PROBLEM

by baba6 In reply to NT Installation Help

The disks will only get u so far.They only load ntdetect.com and a couple of other files. your going to need the cd.

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And the Problem is?

by bearbait In reply to NT Installation Help

Server or ws? Why use disks when u can run from cd? Set the active partition as fat (2gig minimum), the rest as ntfs. Load only the os on the active partition. Set page file size to minimum 250 meg. Add page file space to second partition (before loading any software). Boost the registry size to 15 meg. On a server, load only those services you need, nothing more. Keep it simple and NT will be very stable. At least, that has been my experience, :).

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Hmmm....

by Kima In reply to NT Installation Help

What happen did you get your MCSE 2000 but didn't learn how to do NT....

Few pointers:

-You can start the installation from the CD by entering your CMOS and changing the boot sequence from scsi,a,c to cdroom,c,a. Once you start your computeryou can press whatever it tell you to enter setup this could be DEL, F8 or whatever it says, then go through the menus until you find BOOT SEQUENCE press PgDn to change, press ESC and press F10 to save and exit.

- You can run WINNT.EXE to startsetup from an unsupported CD-ROM drive or to start an over the network installation. Boot to MS-DOS, load CD-ROM drivers or network drivers and type Winnt.exe to start. This command has a few switches, some useful are:

/ox - instructs setup to create the Setup Boot Disk set
/c - Instructs setup to skip the free-space check during the creation of the Setup Boot Disk Set
/b - enables you to install NT without using the Setup Boot Disk set. Requires you to specify the sourcepath by using the /s switch
/s[:]sourcepath - Specifies the location of NT files. You must specify a full path in the form x:\[path] or \\server\share\[path]
/f - Instructs setup not to verify files as they are copiied to the Setup Boot Disk Set

- WINT 32.exe functions in same way as WINNT but is designed to be used on WinNT 3.x instead of DOS. Command line options are the same as WINNT excep /f & /c which are not supported.


Hope this helps.... & next time take the time to Reasearch & Read. Pick up a WinNT book. A good one is WinNT4.0 Study Guide by Alan R. Carter....

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