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#1
Steinberg

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Hi everyone! :hello:

I made a Nlite version from my windows xp PRO +sp2.
I can boot from the cd, i see my (raid 0) hard disk's, i can partition them. But when i want to begin formatting the setup says it cannot format.

Its not a problem with my hard disk's because i can format them with my original windows cd.
I think i have this problem since Nlite 1.0Final. Anyone knows what the problem could be??

thx in advance! :thumbup
Ps, sry for my bad english

[Main]
Env = 1.0 Final - 2.0.50727.42.Microsoft Windows NT 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2
Target = Windows XP Professional Sp2 - build 2180 - English (United States)

[Tasks]
Remove Components
Unattended Setup
Tweaks
Create a Bootable ISO
Patches
Options

[Components]
;# Applications #
Accessibility Options
Briefcase
Charmap
ClipBook Viewer
Games
Internet Games
NT Backup
Paint
Pinball
Screensavers
Wordpad
;# Drivers #
Ethernet (LAN)
IBM Thinkpad
InfraRed
ISDN
Logitech WingMan
Microsoft SideWinder
Modems
Portable Audio
Printers
Scanners
Sony Jog Dial
Sound Controllers
Toshiba DVD decoder card
Wireless Ethernet (WLAN)
;# Keyboards #
Albanian keyboard
Arabic (101) keyboard
Arabic (102) AZERTY keyboard
Arabic (102) keyboard
Armenian Eastern keyboard
Armenian Western keyboard
Azeri Cyrillic keyboard
Azeri Latin keyboard
Belarusian keyboard
Bengali (Inscript) keyboard
Bengali keyboard
Bosnian keyboard
Bulgarian (Latin) keyboard
Bulgarian keyboard
Canadian French (Legacy) keyboard
Canadian French keyboard
Canadian Multilingual Standard keyboard
Chinese (Simplified) - Microsoft Pinyin IME 3.0 keyboard
Chinese (Simplified) - NeiMa keyboard
Chinese (Simplified) - QuanPin keyboard
Chinese (Simplified) - ShuangPin keyboard
Chinese (Simplified) - US Keyboard keyboard
Chinese (Simplified) - ZhengMa keyboard
Chinese (Traditional) - Alphanumeric keyboard
Chinese (Traditional) - Array keyboard
Chinese (Traditional) - Big5 Code keyboard
Chinese (Traditional) - ChangJie keyboard
Chinese (Traditional) - DaYi keyboard
Chinese (Traditional) - New ChangJie keyboard
Chinese (Traditional) - New Phonetic keyboard
Chinese (Traditional) - Phonetic keyboard
Chinese (Traditional) - Quick keyboard
Chinese (Traditional) - Unicode keyboard
Chinese (Traditional) - US Keyboard keyboard
Croatian keyboard
Czech (QWERTY) keyboard
Czech keyboard
Czech Programmers keyboard
Danish keyboard
Devanagari - INSCRIPT keyboard
Divehi Phonetic keyboard
Divehi Typewriter keyboard
Estonian keyboard
Faeroese keyboard
Farsi keyboard
Finnish keyboard
Finnish with Sami keyboard
French keyboard
FYRO Macedonian keyboard
Gaelic keyboard
Georgian keyboard
German (IBM) keyboard
German keyboard
Greek (220) keyboard
Greek (220) Latin keyboard
Greek (319) keyboard
Greek (319) Latin keyboard
Greek keyboard
Greek Latin keyboard
Greek Polytonic keyboard
Gujarati keyboard
Hebrew keyboard
Hindi Traditional keyboard
Hungarian 101-key keyboard
Hungarian keyboard
Icelandic keyboard
Irish keyboard
Italian (142) keyboard
Italian keyboard
Japanese Input System (MS-IME2002) keyboard
Japanese keyboard
Kannada keyboard
Kazakh keyboard
Korean Input System (IME 2000) keyboard
Korean keyboard
Kyrgyz Cyrillic keyboard
Latin American keyboard
Latvian (QWERTY) keyboard
Latvian keyboard
Lithuanian IBM keyboard
Lithuanian keyboard
Malayalam keyboard
Maltese 47-key keyboard
Maltese 48-key keyboard
Maori keyboard
Marathi keyboard
Mongolian Cyrillic keyboard
Norwegian keyboard
Norwegian with Sami keyboard
Polish (214) keyboard
Polish (Programmers) keyboard
Portuguese (Brazilian ABNT) keyboard
Portuguese (Brazilian ABNT2) keyboard
Portuguese keyboard
Punjabi keyboard
Romanian keyboard
Russian (Typewriter) keyboard
Russian keyboard
Sami Extended Finland-Sweden keyboard
Sami Extended Norway keyboard
Serbian (Cyrillic) keyboard
Serbian (Latin) keyboard
Slovak (QWERTY) keyboard
Slovak keyboard
Slovenian keyboard
Spanish keyboard
Spanish Variation keyboard
Swedish keyboard
Swedish with Sami keyboard
Swiss French keyboard
Swiss German keyboard
Syriac keyboard
Syriac Phonetic keyboard
Tamil keyboard
Tatar keyboard
Telugu keyboard
Thai Kedmanee (non-ShiftLock) keyboard
Thai Kedmanee keyboard
Thai Pattachote (non-ShiftLock) keyboard
Thai Pattachote keyboard
Turkish F keyboard
Turkish Q keyboard
Ukrainian keyboard
United Kingdom Extended keyboard
United Kingdom keyboard
United States-Dvorak for left hand keyboard
United States-Dvorak for right hand keyboard
United States-Dvorak keyboard
United States-International keyboard
Urdu keyboard
US English Table for IBM Arabic 238_L keyboard
Uzbek Cyrillic keyboard
Vietnamese keyboard
;# Languages #
;Arabic
Arabic (Algeria)
Arabic (Bahrain)
Arabic (Egypt)
Arabic (Iraq)
Arabic (Jordan)
Arabic (Kuwait)
Arabic (Lebanon)
Arabic (Libya)
Arabic (Morocco)
Arabic (Oman)
Arabic (Qatar)
Arabic (Saudi Arabia)
Arabic (Syria)
Arabic (Tunisia)
Arabic (U.A.E.)
Arabic (Yemen)
Divehi (Maldives)
Syriac (Syria)
Urdu
;Armenian
Armenian
;Baltic
Estonian
Latvian
Lithuanian
;Central Europe
Albanian
Bosnian (Latin, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Croatian
Croatian (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Czech
Hungarian
Polish
Romanian
Serbian (Latin)
Serbian (Latin, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Slovak
Slovenian
;Cyrillic
Azeri (Cyrillic)
Belarusian
Bulgarian
FYRO Macedonian
Kazakh
Kyrgyz (Kyrgyzstan)
Mongolian (Mongolia)
Russian
Serbian (Cyrillic)
Serbian (Cyrillic, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Tatar
Ukrainian
Uzbek (Cyrillic)
;Georgian
Georgian
;Greek
Greek
;Hebrew
Hebrew
;Indic
Bengali (India)
Gujarati (India)
Hindi
Kannada (India)
Konkani
Malayalam (India)
Marathi
Punjabi (India)
Sanskrit
Tamil
Telugu (India)
;Japanese
Japanese
;Korean
Korean
;Simplified Chinese
Chinese (PRC)
Chinese (Singapore)
;Thai
Farsi
Thai
;Traditional Chinese
Chinese (Hong Kong S.A.R.)
Chinese (Macau S.A.R.)
Chinese (Taiwan)
;Turkic
Azeri (Latin)
Turkish
Uzbek (Latin)
;Vietnamese
Vietnamese
;Western Europe and United States
;# Multimedia #
Images and Backgrounds
Luna Theme
Media Center
Mouse Cursors
Movie Maker
Music Samples
Speech Support
Tablet PC
Windows Sounds
;# Network #
Communication tools
Internet Connection Wizard
MSN Explorer
Netmeeting
Outlook Express
Peer-to-Peer
Synchronization Manager
Windows Messenger
;# Operating System Options #
.NET Framework
Desktop Cleanup Wizard
Disk Cleanup
DR Watson
File and Settings Wizard
Help
Manual Install and Upgrade
MS Agent
Out of Box Experience (OOBE)
Save Dump Utility
Search Assistant
Security Center
Tour
;# Services #
Alerter
Beep Driver
Distributed Transaction Coordinator (DTC)
Error Reporting
Fax Services
Imapi
Indexing Service
Performance Logs and Alerts
QoS RSVP
Remote Registry
System Restore
Uninterruptible Power Supply
;# Directories #
DOCS
SUPPORT
VALUEADD
;# Compatibility #

[KeepFiles]
msconfig.exe

[RemoveFiles]

[Options]
GuestName = ""
AdminName = "Stijn"
ProfilesDir = "%SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings"
TargetPath = "WINDOWS"
temp_dir = %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Temp
SrvpEnabled
AdvTweaks
isovol = WinLite
isoatt = -allow-multidot -no-iso-translate -relaxed-filenames -allow-leading-dots -N -l -d -D -joliet-long -duplicates-once -no-emul-boot -b boot.bin -hide boot.bin -hide boot.catalog

[Patches]
TcpIp = 10
UsbPoll = 125
DoUxTheme
DoSFC

[Services]
CryptSvc,2
DHCP,2
TrkWks,2
DNSCACHE,2
EventLog,2
HidServ,2
PolicyAgent,2
PlugPlay,2
ProtectedStorage,2
seclogon,2
SamSs,2
LanmanServer,2
SENS,2
LMHosts,2
Themes,2
AudioSrv,2
SharedAccess,2
winmgmt,2
W32Time,2
LanmanWorkstation,2
Browser,4
Messenger,4
NetDDE,4
NetDDEdsdm,4
RemoteAccess,4
SCardSvr,4
VSS,4
WmiApSrv,4
ALG,3
AppMgmt,3
EventSystem,3
COMSysApp,3
FastUserSwitchingCompatibility,3
HTTP,3
HTTPFilter,3
IpInIp,3
IpNat,3
IpFilterDriver,3
Ip6Fw,3
NwlnkFlt,3
NwlnkFwd,3
NDProxy,3
NetLogon,3
Netman,3
NLA,3
xmlprov,3
NtLmSsp,3
RasAuto,3
RasMan,3
RpcLocator,3
TapiSrv,3
StiSvc,3
Wmi,3

[Tweaks]
Boot and Shutdown-Disable saving Last Good state at boot
Desktop-Recycle Bin icon-Hide
Explorer-Classic Control Panel
Explorer-Disable Autorun
Explorer-Disable Beep on errors
Explorer-Disable Prefix: Shortcut to
Explorer-Disable shortcut arrow
Internet Explorer-Disable Go Button
Internet Explorer-Keep IE URL-History for-1 Day
Internet Explorer-Set Homepage-www.google.com
Internet Explorer-Set IE-Cache limit to-20 MB
My Computer-Add Recycle Bin
My Computer-Remove Shared Documents
Network-Allow receiving Remote Assistance-Disable
Network-Disable automatic search for network folders and printers
Network-Disable power management for a network adapter
Network-Disable restoring mapped network drives on logon
Network-Enable Remote Desktop-Disable
Privacy-Disable Driver Update Internet prompt
Privacy-Disable Last accessed Timestamp on files
Privacy-Disable Tracking of most used programs
Privacy-Remove Alexa
Security-Disable Screensaver
Security-Screensaver Password-Protection-Disabled
Speed-Disable Tracking of Broken Shortcut Links
Speed-Disable Warn on low disk space
Start Menu-Hide Search button in Start Panel
Start Menu-My Documents-Don't display this item
Start Menu-My Music-Don't display this item
Start Menu-My Network Places-Don't display this item
Start Menu-My Pictures-Don't display this item
Start Menu-Network Connections-Don't display this item
Start Menu-Printers and Faxes-Don't display this item
Start Menu-Reduce popup delay
Start Menu-Remove Search the Internet from Search
Start Menu-Remove Set Program Access and Defaults
Start Menu-Remove Windows Catalog shortcut
Taskbar-Disable Balloon Tips
Taskbar-Disable Group similar Taskbar buttons
Taskbar-Disable Hide inactive icons
Taskbar-Disable Language-Bar
Taskbar-Hide Volume Control Icon in System Tray
Windows Media Player-Disable auto-add music to library
Windows Media Player-Disable automatic saving of DRM-type music files
Windows Media Player-Disable license backup prompt
Windows Media Player-Disable metadata retrieval
Windows Media Player-Disable MRU
Windows Media Player-Disable silent acqusition
Windows Media Player-Disable starting with Media Guide
Windows Media Player-No visualization

[Unattended]
UnattendMode = DefaultHide
DisableOem
ComputerType = Automatic
CustomLocales
MaximumDataStorePercentOfDisk = 12
RestorePointLife = 30
AutoUpdates = 4
AutoUDay = 5
AutoUHour = 15
ProgFilesPath = "C:\Program Files"

[GuiRunOnce]

[Drivers]

[Hotfixes]



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#2
Flyx

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Is the hard drive you're using a brand new drive (never been formatted before)? I've experienced the same problem whereby windows setup claims it cannot find any hard drive after partitioning just as it looks like it's formatting and thus can't format it. However, If you take the same hard drive, which has never been formatted before and format it first by some other means (and even deleting all partitions afterwards)... it will work.

Do't have a soultion to this problem yet..

#3
Steinberg

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Is the hard drive you're using a brand new drive (never been formatted before)? I've experienced the same problem whereby windows setup claims it cannot find any hard drive after partitioning just as it looks like it's formatting and thus can't format it. However, If you take the same hard drive, which has never been formatted before and format it first by some other means (and even deleting all partitions afterwards)... it will work.

Do't have a soultion to this problem yet..

No, thats not the problem.
Setup see's my hard drive's...
Also with previous other Nlite Windows version i made i didn't had this problem.

But thx for the help anyway!

#4
serterkek

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Is the hard drive you're using a brand new drive (never been formatted before)? I've experienced the same problem whereby windows setup claims it cannot find any hard drive after partitioning just as it looks like it's formatting and thus can't format it. However, If you take the same hard drive, which has never been formatted before and format it first by some other means (and even deleting all partitions afterwards)... it will work.

Do't have a soultion to this problem yet..

No, thats not the problem.
Setup see's my hard drive's...
Also with previous other Nlite Windows version i made i didn't had this problem.

But thx for the help anyway!


It could be chipset drivers, re-make the xp cd with motherboard chipset drivers in the i386 folder.

#5
dmeyer

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Hey all, nLite noob here, and I'm getting the same error. Using nLite 1.3 RC2, and Windows XP Tablet Edition 2005 source (from HP Tablet PC OS Recovery DVD).

Also using RyanVM update pack 2.1.6, addons WMP 10_3.1.7 & WGA 1.5.723.1

After setup loads the drivers, etc, it also says that since this is an upgrade to insert an old OS disc (Win98, 2000, etc). I just ignore it and hit enter, and it lets me proceed to create the partitions and stuff.

But after I try to format using NTFS or NTFS (Quick), i get the error:

Setup cannot format the partition.

Your computer may not have enough memory to perform this operation, or your windows XP CD-ROM may contain some corrupted files. Setup cannot continue. To quit setup press F3.


I'm guessing it's not a memory problem since I have 1 GB of RAM...

Any suggestions???

Edited by dmeyer, 25 January 2007 - 08:44 AM.


#6
Mandarin

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There is an option in nLite right at the very last step before the final processing where you can enable an option to deal with exactly this problem. Sorry it escapes me now the exact name but it is in the same list where you can pick "OEM Branding" as an option which should guide you to where you need to look.

Edit - just had a look and the option is called "Minimum Memory Requirement".

Edited by Mandarin, 25 January 2007 - 03:14 PM.





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