Windows 2000 Tutorials
Unattended Install from CD-ROM
An unattended install of Windows 2000 can be performed by booting
from CD-ROM. Therefore, your computer must support booting from CD-ROM and must adhere to the
El-Torito non-emulation specification.
The procedure is as follows:
- Using Setup Manager, create and unattended answer file.
- Add a [Data] section with the following entries.
Save as winnt.sif on floppy.
Insert Windows 2000 CD into the CD-ROM drive.
Insert the floppy disk into disk drive.
In CMOS, change boot order so CD-ROM is first
Boot up computer on Windows 2000 CD.
NOTE: This installation is limited to a single partition and you
cannot specify third-party drivers during Setup.
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