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Langa Letter: How To Save An Hour (Or More) On XP InstallsLanga Letter: How To Save An Hour (Or More) On XP Installs

Prepatch your XP Setup CD once, and never have to install SP2 again. <B>Fred Langa</B> walks you through a 16-step process.

Fred Langa

September 16, 2004

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More Options and Alternatives
Of course, there are many variations on the process, and these sites cover most of them:

Other ways to produce a prepatched ("slipstreamed") setup CD:
Slipstreaming Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2)

Universal Windows Slipstreaming and Bootable CD Guide

Slipstreaming Windows 2000/XP [SP1,SP1a,SP2]

Slipstreaming Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Create Bootable CD

Create A Bootable/Slipstreamed Windows XP Installation CD

Updating Your Windows XP Install CD: A Slipstream & Bootable CD Guide

Google: Create Bootable CD xp sp2 Create a Bootable CD: Creating bootable Windows 2000/XP/2003 Disc (Easy CD and DVD Creator 6)

Google: Create a Bootable CD xp What ways have you used to "slipstream" or prepatch a CD? What pitfalls have you encountered that you might share with the rest of us? What sites have given you the best advice on the process? Join in the discussion! To discuss this column with other readers, please visit Fred Langa's forum on the Listening Post. To find out more about Fred Langa, please visit his page on the Listening Post.

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