JSI Tip 7054. A unattended installation of Windows Server 2003 leaves temporary files in the root of the %SystemRoot% drive?

After your unattended installation completes, the following temporary files exist in the root of the drive where the operating system was installed?

$LDR

SETUPLDR.bin

TXTSETUP.sif

$WIN_NT$.~BT (directory)

This behavior will occur if the \[MassStorageDrivers\] section of the Unattend.txt file contains controllers that are NOT physically present in the computer.

To workaround this behavior, specify only one boot controller entry in the \[MassStorageDrivers\] section and that driver is for the boot controller that is installed.

NOTE: You can also manually delete the above temporary objects after setup is complete.



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