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Windows 2000 Resource Kit Deployment Tools Updates That Are Included in Windows 2000 SP4

SUMMARY
If you are a system administrator, you can use the Windows 2000 Resource Kit Deployment Tools to help install Windows 2000 on multiple computers. This article describes the Windows 2000 Resource Kit Deployment Tools that are updated in Windows 2000 SP4.
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Windows 2000 SP4 includes updates to the following Deployment Tools:
  • Sysprep.exe
  • Setupcl.exe
The Windows 2000 Resource Kit Deployment Tools are not automatically installed when you install Windows 2000 SP4. The updated Deployment Tools are available in the Support\Tools\Deploy.cab file on the Windows 2000 SP4 CD-ROM. To download this file, visit the following Microsoft Web site: ImportantDo not run these tools on Windows 2000 Datacenter Server without first consulting your Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM).

The Windows 2000 Resource Kit Deployment Tools Help file (Deploy.chm) provides a description of each file and its associated syntax, sample output, and notes. Deploy.chm is located in the Deploy.cab file. See Deploy.chm to obtain specific usage information for these tools. For additional help, type ToolName/help at the command prompt (where ToolNameis the name of the tool for which you want help). To update these tools, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information about how to obtain the latest Windows 2000 service pack, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
  Date        Time   Version        Size    File  --------------------------------------------------   17-Jun-2002  18:12  5.0.2195.5429  65,296  Sysprep.exe   17-Jun-2002  18:12  5.0.2195.5201  27,920  Setupcl.exe
For additional information about updates to these tools, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
320086Sysprep.exe Installation with Server Appliance Kit Does Not Work
317606Duplicate Computer Names Are Created When Sysprep.exe Generates Random Computer Names
285948OemPnpDriversPath Appears Multiple Times in DevicePath
251042 Sysprep Does Not Change ACLs on Registry Keys
812812 Not Prompted to Obtain a Digital Rights Management License for Installations Created by Using Sysprep
For additional information about how to obtain a hotfix for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
265173The Datacenter Program and Windows 2000 Datacenter Server Product
For additional information about how to install multiple hotfixes with only one reboot, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
296861Use QChain.exe to Install Multiple Hotfixes with One Reboot
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Article ID: 820196 - Last Review: 10/26/2006 20:39:28 - Revision: 2.4

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
  • kbwin2ksp4fix kbwin2000presp4fix kbinfo KB820196
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