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[Guide] Win server 2008

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Edited at 22.8.2008:

Guide: How To Bulid up ur Server/Vista properly!

[using vlite and waik]

idea of this Guide:

installation of new updates and packages after installation of vista or server creating "checkpoint" if the user wanna uninstall same update he could but this make winsxs bigger and bigger

backup files dll more files will be saved

so this way u could save space and maybe have the os more stable

1. copy ur original disk to hard

2. use vlite to SS sp1 [only if use this on vista sp0 / server have already sp1 so skip that ]

3. use waik to pre-install updates and packages or feathers with perm type [ reinstall sp1 with waik after but now u do the perm type its should clean the old files from sp0]

[example:]

<package action="configure" permanence="permanent">

list of updates to windows server 2008 32/64bit:

OS\Packages

> .
> ..
8,956,536 windows-kb890830-v2.0.exe
1,656,115 Windows6.0-KB941693-x64.msu
1,259,712 Windows6.0-KB941693-x86.msu
4,220,054 Windows6.0-KB947562-x64.msu
3,588,159 Windows6.0-KB947562-x86.msu
567,284 Windows6.0-KB948590-x64.msu
377,161 Windows6.0-KB948590-x86.msu
32,014,893 Windows6.0-KB950050-x64.msu
4,049,948 Windows6.0-KB950050-x86.msu
10,578,008 Windows6.0-KB950582-x64.msu
7,398,345 Windows6.0-KB950582-x86.msu
15,408,222 Windows6.0-KB950759-x64.msu
7,882,094 Windows6.0-KB950759-x86.msu
210,727 Windows6.0-KB950760-x64.msu
209,944 Windows6.0-KB950760-x86.msu
296,701 Windows6.0-KB950762-x64.msu
273,445 Windows6.0-KB950762-x86.msu
1,544,500 Windows6.0-KB951698-x64.msu
850,141 Windows6.0-KB951698-x86.msu
66,133,418 Windows6.0-KB955020-x64.msu
59,185,906 Windows6.0-KB955020-x86.msu
226,661,313 bytes

use WUD to download vista updates

4. use vlite as u like[ at step 3 u should install all the feathers u like so u wont need add feahters working]

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Indexing the Topic:

Remove backup files without remove the Comps

http://www.msfn.org/board/Win-server-2008-...551#entry764551

[save space about a half from what u didn't removed using vlite]

[500MB to 32bit and 1Giga to 64bit]

http://img177.imageshack.us/my.php?image=serverlo7.png

List of Packages u SHOULD save (Jun 9 2008 updated)

http://www.msfn.org/board/Win-server-2008-...242#entry743242

Guide How to Remove Packages with WAIK and go extreme with vlite (updated 12.6)

http://www.msfn.org/board/Win-server-2008-...473#entry730473

[save around 200-400MB 32bit-64bit but lots of Work]

another good guide by 7bingo7

Pre-installing feathers using Waik

http://www.msfn.org/board/Win-server-2008-...745#entry729745

[Could save more space after Tablet PC and more appear in vlite]

Workspace for Dism [windows6.1 only]

http://www.msfn.org/board/Win-server-2008-...745#entry729745

[more info check the link]

Guide by dead0 to pre-install and remove packages

http://www.msfn.org/board/Win-server-2008-...745#entry729745

[more info check the link]

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hey

i wanna keep the add features ability what components should i leave ?

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Haven't finished that test, but it was at least half of them so you better not even start with it until fixed.

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[Components]
;# Accessories #
Accessibility
Speech Support
System Information
;# Drivers #
Modems
Printers-Apollo
Printers-Brother
Printers-Canon
Printers-Citizen
Printers-Dell
Printers-Diconix
Printers-Epson
Printers-Fuji Xerox
Printers-Fujitsu
Printers-Generic printer
Printers-Gestetner
Printers-HP
Printers-IBM
Printers-Infotec
Printers-Konica
Printers-Konica Minolta
Printers-Kyocera Mita
Printers-Lanier
Printers-Lexmark
Printers-Minolta
Printers-Minolta-QMS
Printers-NEC
Printers-NRG
Printers-Oce
Printers-Oki
Printers-Okidata
Printers-Olivetti
Printers-Panasonic
Printers-QMS
Printers-Ricoh
Printers-Samsung
Printers-Savin
Printers-Seikosha
Printers-Sharp
Printers-Sony
Printers-Star
Printers-Tally
Printers-Tektronix
Printers-Wipro ePeripherals
Printers-Xerox
Scanners
;# Hardware Support #
Smartcards
;# Languages #
Japanese
Korean
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
;# Multimedia #
Sample Pictures
Shell event sounds
Wallpapers
;# Services #
Error Reporting
Offline Files
;# System #
Help
Natural Language

is that ok ?

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I don't have an exact list, I would gladly give it to you.

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hey nuhi i might have some idea why its happening maybe after using vlite, Components that didnt seleted[because they not appear ] has been deleted using vlite

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hey nuhi i might have some idea why its happening maybe after using vlite, Components that didnt seleted[because they not appear ] has been deleted using vlite

That is a bloody good point aviv00, or at least a good suggestion, since vLite is only in beta, maybe Nuhi has not yet coded this into it, but (and I am no C# coder) I am sure if theres no component there to select, vLite cannot possibly remove things like that (Aero, WMP11).

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They are not deleted, it's just while Server is going through other component data it tries to read the removed ones and stops there.

It's just a matter of finding what to clean, gonna do it for the 1.1 final.

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They are not deleted, it's just while Server is going through other component data it tries to read the removed ones and stops there.

It's just a matter of finding what to clean, gonna do it for the 1.1 final.

The final vLite will probably be made before Server 2008 is even officially released.

Nuhi you do SO much man. Server 2008 isn't even out for months yet and you're talking about vLite final. :blink:

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[Components]
;# Accessories #
Speech Support
System Information
;# Drivers #
Modems
Printers
Scanners
;# Languages #
Japanese
Korean
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
;# Multimedia #
Sample Pictures
Shell event sounds
Wallpapers
Windows Media Samples

this config i tested and 100% working

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Now, that's a gr8 list aviv00 ;)

Thanx!

It really bothers me to lose Aero after removing those crappy Components like Drivers and Chinese langs ;p

How about 'Natural Language'?

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as i remember its wont work [did that test long ago when vlite 1.0 released ]

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[Information]
Version = 1.1 beta 2 on 2.0.50727.1416 Microsoft Windows NT 6.0.6001 Service Pack 1, v.264
Target = Windows Longhorn (vLite) SERVERSTANDARD 32-bit - 6.0.6001.17042 - English (United States) Service Pack 1, v.658

[Components]
;# System #
Help
Manual Install (Setup.exe)
Natural Language

this configuration

kills the feathers add ability

Hope its help u nuhi

i think that Natural Language making the problem

i see it too much when i got the error

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aviv00, I think that only Help is breaking it from those 3.

Little patience I'll look into this once again, now I must.

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ok then i will try the other one the "Natural Language"

cuz i wanna get rid of it anyway

Edit:

yes ur right its the help

i just notice that when i add the feathers that makes aero enabled

its installed windows defender and tablet pc too

will be lovely to have those removed and maybe the image could drop from 900 to cd size :)

btw i really camfuze about the feathers and rules how they could be in this tiny image

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my WinServer2008 ISO is 811 MB and Add/Remove is not broken

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