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MST file not working on Office XP administrative install

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We did an administrative install of Office XP and then slipstreamed the office service pack 1 and service pack 2 into the install.  See: http://www.petri.co.il/office_xp_sp1_2_slipstreaming.htm
Then we created an MST file (with a bunch of settings in Office set) and did the install on a server.  The install seems to be ignoring the MST file.  The MST section of the setup file looks like this:

[MST]
; If a value is present, the MST section gives the full path to a transform to apply.  
; Specify it in the form MST1=path to MST
; Remember to uncomment the value names.
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;MST1=D:\transforms\my transform.mst
MST1=\\pigdata\officexp\transforms\citrixserverinstall.mst

Any idea why the mst isn't being used for the install?
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by:piggly
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I think we figured it out. There is an option to "Do not Migrate Previous Installation State" in the mst installer.  setting this allowed the mst file to override a previous install.
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by:Danny Child
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...ahhh.  Looks like "Do not Migrate Previous Installation State" is part of the Terminal Services installer procedure.  Not what I was after, but it may help someone else who comes thru here.....
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