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How Do I Add a Product Key to an RIS Image?

Posted on 2004-09-02
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How can I add my XP Pro Corporate key to my RIS image so that it won't prompt the user for it when installing? I have added a lot of other unattended features, but I can't get the product key to work. Let me know if you need any more information.
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rhandels earned 500 total points
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Hi,

Go to the cd image or riprep image dir and add this option to the .sif file, that should do the trick..

[UserData]

ProductID = "F7HX9-FP3F6-2VCBR-6487B-62DQD"
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by:Grime121
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Ah, I had ProductKey = "ABCDE......" under the [GUIUnattended] :). I was close.....
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Hmmm.. that didn't work....
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by:rhandels
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Hi,

This should be working, i also got it working using that key above. Only thing is that you need to add this rule to every .sif file you have. So if you created more than one image, you need to add, change this in every .sif file that is related to that image..
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by:Grime121
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Only one image. It's Win XP Pro Corporate w/ SP2 slipstreamed. I added it to the answer file in both the i386\ and the i386\templates\ folders. Still no worky. You want me to post my answer file?
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Hi,

Yes please do. Also try to add all values to the User Data section...
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