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Make your own customised Windows installer disk

By Debjit on November 27th, 2010 

Have you ever thought of having your applications such as VLC, Winamp, Microsoft Office, Google Talk, extra drivers installed automatically nlite logowith your default Windows installation? Or, may be you are the Systems Manager for your organisation and you are required to install, say WIndows XP, on your organisations`s systems. Or, may be your organisation wants you to install special scripts on their machines. In such a case, having an auto-installation of all your required applications will really prove to be boon for you as it would save you a lot of time. All that we are talking about is an unattended, complete install of Windows.

Come nLite and vLite. nLite is a tool for pre-installation of Windows, change of configuration and default component removal. With nLite you vLite logowill be able to have programs which on installation are not included, or are not even included on the installation media and the unwanted components. Some noteworthy features are Service Pack Integration,  default Windows component removal,  unattended setup, additional driver and codec integration, addition of tweaks and patches. You also have the option to create a bootable iso image.

nLite supports Windows 2000, XP x86/x64 and 2003 x86/x64 in all languages. dotNET Framework 2.0 and above is required by nlite to run. For Windows Vista and Windows 7, there is another utility that does the same job and is called vLite. Windows Vista and Windows 7 have the required dotNet frameworks installed already. You can check these screen shots for more details:

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Download Links: nLite vLite dotNET Framework

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Make your own customised Windows installer disk was originally published on on February 24, 2009 - 7:55 am (Indian Standard Time)