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The HyperTerminal feature is installed in an unattended installation of Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000

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INTRODUCTION
This article discusses the HyperTerminal feature in unattended installations of Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000. This article also contains information about how to configure the Unattended.txt answer file so that the HyperTerminal feature is not included in an unattended installation.
MORE INFORMATION
By default, when you perform an unattended installation of Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, or Windows 2000, the HyperTerminal feature is installed. If you do not want to install the HyperTerminal feature when you perform an unattended installation of Windows, edit the Unattended.txt answer file to include the following entry in the [Components] section:
hypertrm = Off
REFERENCES
For more information about how to deploy Windows Server 2003, visit the following Microsoft Web site: For more information about how to deploy Windows XP, visit the following Microsoft Web site: For more information about how to deploy Windows 2000, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
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Article ID: 842008 - Last Review: 11/30/2007 09:25:46 - Revision: 2.5

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • kbtshoot kbinfo KB842008
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