Install XP Unattended

You can install XP unattended so you won't have to sit through the installation process if you are upgrading from another operating system. Simply follow these steps:

  1. Insert your Windows XP CD-Rom
  2. Double-click on the My computer icon
  3. Double-click on the CD-Rom Drive icon
  4. Go to the 'Support\Tools' sub-folder
  5. Double-click on the 'DEPLOY.CAB' file
  7. Select your target path
  8. Click OK to extract the files
  9. Go to the folder where you extracted the files
 10. Double-click on the CHM files one at a time to read the detailed
     guidelines on how to install XP in automated unattended mode
 11. Run 'SETUP.MGR', which will guide you through the process of
     creating an 'UNATTEND.TXT' file