Kelsenellenelvian

How to add WPI to a Windows CD\DVD!

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Win2k, XP, 2003 Disks!!!

LOTS of people seem to have an issue with this so I wrote a quick tut on doing it.

  • 1 = Download http://www.wpiw.net/downloads/$OEM$.rar
  • 2 = Extract to copied XP source (The Windows CD contents)
  • 3 = Add WPI folder to the same source (see attached pic)
  • 4 = Make new BOOTABLE ISO
  • 5 = DONE

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Questions?

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Windows Vista\7 Disks

Download http://www.wpiw.net/downloads/Sources.rar

Extract to copied Windows source, yes you will need to overwrite\ad to the existing sources folder

Add WPI folder to the root.

Remake Windows ISO using your favorite method.

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Thanks Man.

it works.

i have made WindowsXP buitable cd with wpi too.

now i want to know how can i make windowsxp bootable cd with my name too.

actualy some people have made windows xp cd with their name in System properties.

I also want to make windowsxp cd with my name and offcourse with wpi too.

waiting for help

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What about adding wpi to windows 7 dvd ???

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I am uploading it.

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That is a false positive.

WPI doesn't install cab files :S

Server is down too so I cannot redirect you to a differetn download.

Can you explian more about your cab files?

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good morning

I get wpi folder in windows setup and $OEM$ but in the setup the wpi doesn't work ?

what I forget ?

please help

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Please post a pic of your root folder.

How old is your $oem$ archive?

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Redownload $oem$

Made some changes to it.

JUST tested this method on a bare XP\SP3 w\wpi!

Works fine

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hello

no I have download the new folder $oem$ contains the following files

Cmdlines.txt

RunWPI.cmd

I put Theme in the windows root

and I put WPI folder in the windows root

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ok good

the $oem$ folder has another folder $oem$

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Can I put only one folder $oem$ or twoo $oem$ folder's

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finaly what is the modification can i get in winnt.sif

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WPI and WinToFlash

First of all, I want to say. WPI makes life so much easier. I just discovered it this past week, and I love it.

I have a Windows XP Pro SP2 CD that I have been using nLite to integrate SP3 and various other updates such as IE * and WMP 11. I use this for various reasons, one of which has been to re-install Windows on my friend's netbook. In order to do this, I had to make a bootable USB drive since there is no optical drive.

The fastest/easiest/most reliable method I have found is to use WinToFlash. The problem is, WinToFlash creates unusual directories on the USB drive, thus losing the original CD directory structure. It also does not copy the WPI folder to the USB drive automatically. Unfortunately this makes the provided $OEM$ folder integration for RunOnceEx invalid.

Win2Flash Generated Folder Tree on USB Drive:

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Luckily the fix is very easy.

  • Move the WPI folder from the root folder (parallel to the 386 folder) into the $OEM$ folder
  • EDIT the RunWPI.cmd file.
  • Goto Line 4
  • Change :
    set wpipath=%drive%\wpi


  • To:
    set wpipath=%drive%\$WIN_NT$.~LS\$OEM$\wpi


New Folder Tree for use with Win2Flash:

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This does not copy additional files to the computer during install and still runs WPI from the USB drive as you are used to.

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Hi

I want to run wpi before desktop loads i disable the check box again it loads after desktop loads

i want to run when windows is finalizing setup

Windows 7 ultimate 32bit

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Hello... after much searching, I found script (don't remember where) to avoid message "There is not disk in drive" when there is a memory reader in PC... I test it and work perfect...

It's this:

@ECHO OFF
SETLOCAL
(SET DRIVE=)
FOR /F "USEBACKQ TOKENS=2 DELIMS==" %%# IN (`WMIC DATAFILE WHERE^
"PATH='\\WPI\\' AND FILENAME='WPI' AND EXTENSION='exe'"^
GET Name /VALUE^|FIND "="`) DO SET "DRIVE=%%~d#"&SET "FPATH=%%#"

START "" "%DRIVE%\WPI\WPI.exe"
exit

Attached Setupcomplete.cmd

Regards... ;-)

Setupcomplete.zip

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Hello... after much searching, I found script (don't remember where)

No prob, I do ;), here:

jaclaz

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Hello... after much searching, I found script (don't remember where)

No prob, I do ;), here:

jaclaz

Yes... thank's to you, Outbreaker and all members who participated in the post... For some time I found it and could not remember where...

Regards... ;-)

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