i386 folder in XP bootable

Discussion in 'Windows XP / Older OS' started by tusharkalbhor, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. tusharkalbhor

    tusharkalbhor MDL Junior Member

    Jul 9, 2010
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    couple of monthhs back, i watched a video on youtube , that showed how the windows xp serial key is hidden in a file in i386 folder of windows xp bootable cd.
    i tried to search for that video again but no luck
    any idea about such a file??
     
  2. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    winnt.sif (if used on that particular disk)
    or
    unattended.txt (same applies)

    sebus
     
  3. urie

    urie Moderator
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    #3 urie, Jul 15, 2010
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    The file is called WINNT.sif file normally you only get those in OEM SLP cd's it is like an unattended script to install xp ading your name key e.c.t. example below.

    Code:
        ;SetupMgrTag
    
    [Data]
        AutoPartition=0
        MsDosInitiated=0
        UnattendedInstall=Yes
    
    [Unattended]
        UnattendMode=FullUnattended
        OemSkipEula=Yes
        OemPreinstall=Yes
        Repartition=No
        UnattendSwitch=Yes
        WaitForReboot=No
        TargetPath=\Windows
        KeyboardLayout="United Kingdom"
        OEMSkipWelcome=1
        OemFilesPath="..\$OEM$"
        OemPnPdriversPath= "Drv\1;Drv\2;Drv\3;Drv\4;Drv\5;Drv\6;Drv\7;Drv\8"
        driversigningPolicy=Ignore
        DUDisable=Yes
    
    [GuiUnattended]
        AdminPassword=*
        EncryptedAdminPassword=NO
        AutoLogon=Yes
        AutoLogonCount=1
        OEMSkipRegional=1
        TimeZone=85
        OemSkipWelcome=1
        DetachedProgram=CMD.EXE
        Arguments="/C START /Wait %SYSTEMDRIVE%\Install\DrvSign.cmd"
    
    [UserData]
        ProductKey=xxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx
        FullName="George"
        OrgName="Home"
        ComputerName="Computer1"
    
    [Display]
        BitsPerPel=32
        Xresolution=1024
        YResolution=768
        Vrefresh=75
    
    [Shell]
        DefaultStartPanelOff=Yes
        DefaultThemesOff=Yes
    
    [RegionalSettings]
        LanguageGroup=1
        Language=00000809
    
    [Components]
        IEAccess=off
        msnexplr=off
        OEAccess=off
        zonegames=off
        pinball=Off
    
    [PCHealth]
        RA_AllowFullControl=0
        RA_AllowToGetHelp=0
        RA_AllowUnsolicited=0
    
    [WindowsFirewall]
        Profiles= WindowsFirewall.TurnOffFirewall
    
    [WindowsFirewall.TurnOffFirewall]
        Mode=0
    
    [SystemRestore]
        CheckpointCalendarFrequency=1
        RestorePointLife=7
    
    [Networking]
        InstallDefaultComponents=No
    
    [NetProtocols]
        MS_TCPIP=params.MS_TCPIP
    
    [NetAdapters]
        Adapter1= params.Adapter1
    
    [params.Adapter1]
        INFID=*
    
    [NetClients]
        MS_MSClient=params.MS_MSClient
    
    [NetServices]
        MS_SERVER=params.MS_SERVER
    
    [params.MS_TCPIP]
        DNSDomain=
        UseDomainNameDevolution=No
        EnableLMHosts=Yes
        AdapterSections=params.MS_TCPIP.Adapter1
    
    [params.MS_TCPIP.Adapter1]
        SpecificTo=Adapter1
        DHCP=No
        WINS=No
        NetBIOSOptions=0
        IPAddress=88.106.15.249
        SubnetMask=255.255.255.255
        DefaultGateway=88.106.15.249
        DNSServerSearchOrder=80.225.248.50,80.225.253.58
    
    [Identification]
        JoinWorkgroup=WorkGroup
    
    
     
  4. tusharkalbhor

    tusharkalbhor MDL Junior Member

    Jul 9, 2010
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    many thanks

    to urie and sebus
    :)