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help unattended install

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hi all ,
can anyone please help me create an unattended install of windows xp , its driving me insane,ive been trying for days to do it and everytime that i put a made cd in the thing stops at the grey screen you know the one which askes you for your name,product key etc anyway i managed to slipstream sp1 into windows and made a bootable cd.got the setup manager from the deploy cab file and ran it puy in all the info etc ,made a winnit .sif file and a winnit .bat file eiited the .bat file to look like this

@rem SetupMgrTag
@echo off

rem
rem This is a SAMPLE batch script generated by the Setup Manager Wizard.
rem If this script is moved from the location where it was generated, it may have to be modified.
rem

set AnswerFile=.\WINNIT.SIF
set SetupFiles=I:\i386

I:\i386\winnt32 /s:%SetupFiles% /unattend:%AnswerFile% /copysource:lang

I is my cd drive , is this right or am i missing something, i put this into the i386 folder along with the winnit .sif file which looks like this

;SetupMgrTag
[Data]
AutoPartition=1
MsDosInitiated="0"
UnattendedInstall="Yes"

[Unattended]
UnattendMode=FullUnattended
OemSkipEula=Yes
OemPreinstall=No
TargetPath=\WINDOWS

[GuiUnattended]
AdminPassword=*
EncryptedAdminPassword=NO
AutoLogon=Yes
AutoLogonCount=1
OEMSkipRegional=1
TimeZone=85
OemSkipWelcome=1

[UserData]
ProductID=
FullName="JOHN"
OrgName=""
ComputerName=JOHNS

[Display]
BitsPerPel=32
Xresolution=800
YResolution=600
Vrefresh=75

[TapiLocation]
CountryCode=44
Dialing=Tone

[RegionalSettings]
LanguageGroup=1
SystemLocale=00000809
UserLocale=00000809
InputLocale=0809:00000809

[Identification]
JoinWorkgroup=WORKGROUP

[Networking]
InstallDefaultComponents=No

[NetAdapters]
Adapter1=params.Adapter1

[params.Adapter1]
INFID=*

[NetClients]
MS_MSClient=params.MS_MSClient

[NetServices]
MS_SERVER=params.MS_SERVER

[NetProtocols]
MS_TCPIP=params.MS_TCPIP

[params.MS_TCPIP]
DNS=Yes
UseDomainNameDevolution=No
EnableLMHosts=Yes
AdapterSections=params.MS_TCPIP.Adapter1

[params.MS_TCPIP.Adapter1]
SpecificTo=Adapter1
DHCP=Yes
WINS=No
NetBIOSOptions=0

ive left out the product key in case you are wondering for this note to you all, would have it in the real winnit .sif file.

have i put the files in the right place and have i got the batch script right in the .bat file. ive read a few things on the net about this lots are similar with slight variations , been on the microsoft site and followed the instructions still no joy, they mention el-torito cd boot support what is this and how do i enable my mobo bios (gigabye xp 7va 266fsb with 2100 xp athalon 700+ddr etc

can anyone sort this mess out for me id much appreciate it

cheers sparky
 

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