Requirements for Using the "WINNT32 /SYSPART" Command

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Summary
In Windows 2000, the /syspart parameter for Winnt32.exe causes Windows 2000 Setup to copy all the necessary boot files and temporary Setup files to a drive and mark the partition as active. You can then install the drive in another computer, turn the computer on, and continue with Setup.
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To use the winnt32 /syspart command, the following conditions must exist:
  • You can run the command from a Microsoft Windows NT 4.0-based, or Windows 2000-based computer.
  • The server or workstation must contain two hard disks; the second hard disk must be the destination disk.
  • The second hard disk must have a primary partition. The /syspart switch sets this partition as active..
  • The second hard disk must be formatted so that Setup can copy files to it.
There are no limitations as to the hardware in the target computer.
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Article ID: 241803 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 09:38:00 - Revision: 4.0

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition

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