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#1 Shirin Zaban

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 04:36 PM

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Creat XP ghost image working on all computers
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Hi all

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Befor going through tutorial,i would like to say thank you to all good
friends from all over world ,that i have never seen them and they have
never seen me,just we have got familier through web pages and my small
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This is 15th day of our new year in my country, and in this 15 days i
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Thanks a lot ,live happy and helthy,have very very good life.
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Several months ago ,when searching web pages i have seen a lot of new programs
to make ghost image of windows XP easyly.But all of them was working in languge
that i did not know,so it was very difficut for me to understand and took a lot
of time to know how to use them.

And at last i found a very nice program that has english GUI and makes syspreping
(then ghosting) of windows XP very easy and automatic.and the result works with
almost all kind of mainboards.

Needs:
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System Preparation Assisted Tool:At his time Spat6.0.0beta2 can be downloaded
from link below (9.83MB):
http://www.mediafire.com/?zumzhnmmljg

SkyDriver : At this Time SkyDriver 9.9 can be downloaded from links below:

SkyDriver link removed containing WAREZ

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1.This tutor will work just for drive C: ,So Install your favorite Windows XP
(sp2 or sp3) in drive C: (No different if you install or not install your
system drivers).

2.Istall all your favorite programs like Office,FireFox,7zip, and ... and test
them to be sure they are working.

3.Install any windows updates that you need.

4.Make all your favorite customizations in your system.

5.Delete all unneeded files like files in temp folder and ...then Empty Recycle bine.

6.Extract Spat6.0.0beta2.exe some where forexample your desktop.

7.Extract SkyDriver to C:\Sysprep directory.

8.Make your favorite Back ground picture (800x600 0r 1024x768 24bit JPG) ,Name it
setup.jpg and put it in C:\Sysprep\ directory. This is the background picture that
you will see after applying the final ghost image to any computer,during first Boot.
(See pic_01.jpg from attachment).

9.You can put more files inside C:\Sysprep\ directory like directx and ...that will
be run during 1st boot (If you give the assosiated commands that i will tell about
them during tutor) and will be added to your installed system automatically.

10.Run Spat6.0.0beta2.exe,If every thing is ready to begin,it will show message ,OK it.

11.The main page of Spat6 will be shown (See pic_02-A).Do as below:

_ A _ Go to general tab select all.

_ B _ click on "background picture" ,Then select C:\Sysprep\setup.jpg ,then click
preview to show your picture ,then OK.

_ C _ Go to Interface tab and in "Run before mini-setup" section give infor mation
below (as you see in pic_02-:):
C:\Sysprep\DrvS3.exe
Note: as i told in step 9 you can put other tools in C:\Sysprep\ directory
that as you see in pic_02-B,i have typed commands for thee other programs to
be integrated to our deployed system and will be run during mini setup.but
for this tutor you do not need them.

_ D _ Go to Reseal tab select your favorites.

_ E _ Back to General tab and click on sysprep

12.Spat starts working (About 1 or 2 minutes) then when the job is finished,it's
window will be closed.wait about 1 minute,then shut Down computer.

13.At this time your C: drive is ready to get ghost image of that.So Boot your
computer by 3rd party,get ghost image of drive C: and put it some where for
example in D:\My Ghost\

Now every thing are finished,and if you apply this ghost image to drive C: of
any computer,in 1st boot you will have mini setup proccess (about 10 minutes)
and when it is finished ,you will see that it works in all computers and also
all or some of drivers of that computer is installed automatically.This is because
we have used SkyDriver that has many of drivers inside itself in 7zip format (the
size of 7ziped drivers is 161 MB and extracted drivers are about 1.07 GB).

Now If you boot your computer normally,you will have 10 minutes of mini setup
proccess,then you can use you ready windows.this is the same proccess that you
will have if you apply ghost image to another computer.The only difference is
this that in some computers you will not need to install drivers and in some
else you may need to install one or more drivers


I tested this project with 7 different computers by different hardwares all was OK.
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hope will be some help

shirin zaban

Edite: Note that spat 6 is password protected and password is:
gostep.info

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#2 amalux

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 04:56 PM

Thank you Shirin :unsure:

It doesn't get any easier than this :) , thank you for another helpful, informative and fun project! I always look forward to your postings and feel that you are a genuinely nice person that just likes helping people, it comes across in everything you do. Thanks again for all the great info and help you provide so graciously :)


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#3 Shirin Zaban

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 05:03 PM

Thank you Shirin :unsure:

It doesn't get any easier than this :) , thank you for another helpful, informative and fun project! I always look forward to your postings and feel that you are a genuinely nice person that just likes helping people, it comes across in everything you do. Thanks again for all the great info and help you provide so graciously :)


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Hi Dear amalux

Thank you very much for very kindly notes
my english is not so good to be able to thank
in better way as i like

shirin zaban

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 05:12 PM

Your English is just fine! Keep up the great work :)

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 05:13 PM

Very simple and easy to follow tutorial.

Thank you for sharing Shirin. I'm sending it in our weekly newsletter to the boot land members.

Keep up the excellent work!

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 05:16 PM

Why don't we call things with their name? :)

These are OBVIOUSLY WAREZ. :unsure:

You should be ashamed to post here this kind of things. :)

NOT only it is against the Rules, it is also against the whole philosophy of the Community.

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 06:45 PM

Very good job, can you please share the password for the Spat6.0.0beta2 file.

Yes it is password protected.

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 06:47 PM

Password is :
gostep.info
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Posted 03 April 2010 - 06:58 PM

I can't seem to find the websites for each of the posted applications. (skydriver and spat)

Can someone help me find them?

If they cannot be distributed, the links should be removed or replaced with the websites where the products are developed.

Thanks.

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 06:59 PM

very nice tutorial , just few things to add up ,

1. do not use hard coded path i.e C:\sysprep\file.exe , instead use ,

%systemdrive%\sysprep\file.exe .


this way , it becomes universal, and yes i have tested it in the past with these kind of tools ( yes there are at least 3 more tools like this one :) )

2. the skydriver archive got updated on 22th March 2010 along with the core exe and everest driver. , you shared the one from from early 2009 .

3. you did not mention the patch which takes care of dual core issue in xp sp3 . it is stand alone patch made by YLMF in early 2008 i guess by the name of DualCorePatch.exe .

4. if you need to save space or to make gho image tiny , there is a method to pack program files folder in 7z , delete the one from your system drive and pace sfx file in sysprep folder , which you can call later during mini setup.
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Posted 03 April 2010 - 07:01 PM

I can't seem to find the websites for each of the posted applications. (skydriver and spat)

Can someone help me find them?

If they cannot be distributed, the links should be removed or replaced with the websites where the products are developed.

Thanks.


http://sky123.org/ ( home of skydriver)

bbs.finebbs.com ( home of SPAT )

anything else ?

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 07:09 PM

http://sky123.org/ ( home of skydriver)

bbs.finebbs.com ( home of SPAT )

anything else ?

Isn't posting the addresses of homesites of WAREZ releases the same as linking to them? :)

However, here they are:
http://gostep.info/
http://gostep.info/c...0-0-beta-2.html
http://vinaghost.com/forum.php

Here are a couple example posts on vinaghost.com :):
http://vinaghost.com...vnn-v4-0-a.html
http://vinaghost.com...tay-2009-a.html


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Posted 03 April 2010 - 07:38 PM

The addresses i found the programs are:
SPAT 6.0 Beta
http://gostep.info/spat-6-0-beta.html

SkyDriverXP V9.9
http://gostep.info/s...uto-driver.html

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 07:52 PM

Why are you labeling these tools as warez releases?

Aren't these tools made available for free by the respective authors?

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 08:06 PM

Why are you labeling these tools as warez releases?

Aren't these tools made available for free by the respective authors?


yes , but wonko meant , that these tools can make multiple copies of an installed xp , so it terms technically as warez..

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 08:55 PM

Hello Sharin Zaban
I'm not sure if this is correct:
In step 13 you said we have to use third-party software to ghost the image of the 'rebooted' PC ?

I thought this tutorial and the software mentioned in it was capable of doing that.

If this is the case of do you recommend to use to ghost windows XP after running spat6beta2 ??

Not that I use much windows XP but it's a good thing to have in the toolbox.

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 09:08 PM

Dear rocketero

This tool can not ghost the syspreped drive C: ,So after using SPAT you should have ghost32.exe and
bootable media ,and take ghost image of drive C:
I have integrated ghost32.exe in my winbuilder livexp CD,i boot by that then get ghost image of drive.

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 09:43 PM

Thanks shirin zaban for this great tutorial :dubbio:

i will test it this week.

the skydrivers its not warez and it can be used for free. What the people do
with them its another thing.

The only thing is missing for making this a totally free tutorial its using the
greate program SAVEPART replacing ghost. The backup partition must have fat32 file system
to make the backup from freedos. If you make the backup from livexp or vistape you can save the backup in ntfs partition.

I'm using Savepart and it works perfect for this kind of projects.

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 09:46 PM

yes , but wonko meant , that these tools can make multiple copies of an installed xp , so it terms technically as warez..

But sysprep itself was designed for this type of use.

Where I worked we had a department license to install our own modified windows versions on the workstations. If this tutorial is illegal, so is offlinesysprep developed by Galapo: http://www.911cd.net...showtopic=19397

Warez would be distributing the finished copies to the public, I think Jaclaz/Wonko was over-zealous.

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 09:54 PM

But sysprep itself was designed for this type of use.

Where I worked we had a department license to install our own modified windows versions on the workstations. If this tutorial is illegal, so is offlinesysprep developed by Galapo: http://www.911cd.net...showtopic=19397

Warez would be distributing the finished copies to the public, I think Jaclaz/Wonko was over-zealous.


the package also shared files of everest which is commercial tool .

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 10:01 PM

Why don't we call things with their name? :dubbio:

These are OBVIOUSLY WAREZ. :ph34r:

You should be ashamed to post here this kind of things. :whistling:

NOT only it is against the Rules, it is also against the whole philosophy of the Community.

:blowup:

Wonko



ahaha,Wonko The WAREZ hunter :D

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 10:07 PM

thank you, but acronis universal restor alredy do this in bether and simpe way
and a legel way

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 10:11 PM

Everest Home Edition is freeware tool:

http://www.softpedia...e-Edition.shtml

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 10:26 PM

Everest Home Edition is freeware tool:

http://www.softpedia...e-Edition.shtml


sorry , didn't know it.

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Posted 03 April 2010 - 11:34 PM

hey @ Shirin Zaban :dubbio:

thanks, this will make things easier for me, as i use Ghost image daily,
i have one Question, i have deployed one Ghost image of windows XP SP3, which was build on PC (AMD+Nvidia), it works on all PC but not with ICH8/ICH9/ICH10 & specially with AMD RAID... I get BSOD, i can Install ICH8 driver offline but not for ICH9 or new or not for AMD RAID, in such case after restoring Image, i have to repair XP using bootable image with integrated ICH & RAID drivers,..

Is thr any better solution for this,.. or this will work perfectly for all the PC? How can i add my drivers (Specially ICH9/ICH10 & all AMD RAID drivers),..

Thanks in Advance,...^^