JSI Tip 5158. How do I disable the Configure Your Server wizard for an unattended Windows 2000 install?

Upon first logon to Windows 2000, the Configure Your Server wizard starts.

If you perform an unattended install, you can prevent this behavior by editing the Hivedef.inf file:

1. Copy the I386 folder to a distribution share.

2. Navigate to the Hivedef.inf file and make a backup copy.

3. Use Notepad, or any text editor,  to find the line that reads:

HKCU,"Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Setup\Welcome","srvwiz",0x00010003,1

4. Change the value at the end of the line from 1 to 0.

5. Save the change.

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