JSI Tip 8863. You cannot use the /integrate switch to slipstream Windows XP SP2 into a folder with Windows XP on a Windows 2000 computer?

When you attempt to use Windows 2000 to slipstream (/integrate switch) Windows XP Service Pack 2 into a folder that contains the files and folders from a Windows XP CD-ROM, you cannot.

To workaround this problem:

01. Open a CMD.EXE window.

02. Copy the contents of the Windows XP product CD-ROM to C:\WXP_SlipStream.

03. Download Windows XP SP2.

04. Copy the download WindowsXP-KB835935-SP2-ENU.exe to C:\WXP_SP2.

05. Type CD /D C:\WXP_SP2 and press Enter.

06. Type WindowsXP-KB835935-SP2-ENU.exe /x and press Enter.

07. Type C:\WXP_SP2_X and press OK.

08. Type CD /D C:\WXP_SP2_X and press Enter.

09. Type cd i386\update and press Enter.

10. Type ren setupapi.dll setupapi.old and press Enter.

11. Type update.exe /integrate:C:\WXP_SlipStream and press Enter.

NOTE: If desired, you may know delete C:\WXP_SP2 and/or C:\WXP_SP2_X.

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