tommyp

HFSLIP, The 2K/XP/2K3 slipstreamer

411 posts in this topic

I got a quick question to ask you guys. Is the ISO created by HFSLIP the same as it would be if I followed the MSFN unattended guide? Is this ISO somehow inconsistent with Microsoft's standard and or break with the standard like nlite?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi Sgt_Strider

HFSLIP doesn't do unattended installs; it slipstreams hotfixes into a Windows installation source. Hotfixes are extracted, and the files inside them are copied into the source, replacing existing files. The *.cat files are copied over as well so Windows setup knows that the updated (or new) files are OK. During Windows setup, the necessary registry settings from the hotfix installation INFs are applied so Windows Update knows that they have been installed.

Silent installers, MSI files and some hotfixes are not slipstreamed; they're integrated into the SVCPACK folder to be installed at T-13.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

:hello:

@ TC - Do you have time to refresh the hotfix list? :blushing:

THX :)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Hi Sgt_Strider

HFSLIP doesn't do unattended installs; it slipstreams hotfixes into a Windows installation source. Hotfixes are extracted, and the files inside them are copied into the source, replacing existing files. The *.cat files are copied over as well so Windows setup knows that the updated (or new) files are OK. During Windows setup, the necessary registry settings from the hotfix installation INFs are applied so Windows Update knows that they have been installed.

Silent installers, MSI files and some hotfixes are not slipstreamed; they're integrated into the SVCPACK folder to be installed at T-13.

Sorry.

Does HFSLIP follow Microsoft protocols in implementing these files? Or it breaks with certain protocols like what nlite does? That is what I really want to know.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Using HFSLIP or updating windows once it is installed in the classic way has just the same effect. Except that if HFSLIP has been used, you can not uninstall the update as there is no 'previous' versions of the updated files.

In fact, we ensure that it has the same effect; it is meant to.

The difference is that HFSLIP saves up to 150MB on your installation CD, at least the same amount of space on your hard drive and speeds up installation.

And as far as I've understood, it is possible to update Vista just in the same way HFSLIP updates 2K/XP/2K3.

:)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

hi TC! maybe we need to have updated HF lists, specifically from here:

(1) http://users.telenet.be/tc76/winup/_winxpsp2.html --- i use this regularly! :)

... as well as updated instructions in

(2) http://hfslip.org/howto.html ...

i think the reason why there are repetitions in terms of inquiries from some is that topics are discussed all over the place :P ... perhaps a consolidation of those discussed in:

(1) HFSLIP - Test releases

(2) HFSLIP, The 2K/XP/2K3 slipstreamer

(3) other topics

especially when it's about the latest updates (i.e., IE7, WMP11, other HFs) ... thanks!

i know you guys are busy ... especially that Christmas & New Year are getting closer ... but this would lessen inquiries (thus, less answers too ... he! he!)

Edited by Kiki Burgh
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The dynamic list for XPSP2 was updated roughly three hours ago. The only thing that's missing is WMP11. I'm not sure how I should incorporate that into the list yet... :)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'd do it the same as how WMP10 was incorporated to the XP SP1 list.

the_guy

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

@Tomcat76

When you say a silent .NET 2.0 installer is required in HFSVCPACK for Windows PowerShell 1.0 to work, would a .NET 3.0 installer suffice as it contains .NET 2.0 binaries?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

@Super-Magician

I suppose it should. If it contains 2.0...

@the_guy

I meant for the dynamic list. WMP11 needs to be extracted into HF\WMP11. Having another section "Files that go in the HF\WMP11 folder" seems a bit too much.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

From the website:

This is a brief explanation of the variables that HFSLIP_60624 and up accept from the answer file.

Shouldn't this be HFSLIP 1.3.0 like it says in the title for that section?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yes; thanks. I updated the title but not the line below.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

hi TC! i haven't tested yet the new test releases since i wanted to come up with a working iso from this final 1st ... however, i'd like to share that i get errors when addons get processed ... it shows something like: C:\Documents not found ... i'll be posting the screenshots tonight when i get back ... thanks!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.