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By josephjames10 ·
Dear All,

I want to create a copy of my original Windows XP CD and want include a batch file in copy version so when I install it I do not want to type product key, it should come up automatically, please help how can I achieve it.

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by Joseph Moore In reply to Windows XP Product Key

You will need to create an unattended answer file to do this. This is a big topic, so start here:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;314459
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hope this helps

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by c.mcfadden In reply to Windows XP Product Key

How to Activate Windows XP Using an Unattend.txt File.

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;2**997
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M$ has alot of info on sysprep and answer files

It's a good idea what u want to do the only thing to keepin mind is the activation you can make the answer file to connect to M$ to activate.You make the answer file put it in the floppy and away u go.I do not know how you would put it on the same cd as ur booting to,i hope someone answers ur question because i would also like to do it.
here is another link to check out.

http://www.uea.ac.uk/itcs/software/xp/xp-unattend-inst.html
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by c.mcfadden In reply to Windows XP Product Key

http://www.hytekcomputer.com/Articles/XPInstall/5.shtml
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here ya go all the info needed to make a boot cd fo xp.

Colin

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