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How do I put an XP SP2 image onto a Vista Business Laptop using Zenworks

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I am trying to put an XP SP2 image onto a Vista Business Laptop using Zenworks. The image is being run from a server to the laptop. The image runs until it has done 77% then stops when installing a Service Pack, with a decompresson error. I am in the process of requesting a new disk to be made of the original image, but wondered if it is a problem with the image or zenworks and Vista.
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Make sure in BIOS that you have the SATA Operation set to ATA.  Sometimes if it is set to AHCI you can't even start to image a computer.  Also if you were to try to load Windows from a CD/DVD without the setting ATA your computer will just blue screen and continuously reboot.

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I got a new image sent to me, unfortunately this image had a cyclical redundancy error, when I was checking the disk.
You are correct in saying that the Advanced Host Controller Interface was partly interfering with the install. Switching this to ATA did allow me to put a silent install on the laptop.
Thanks for the assist.

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I got a new image sent to me, unfortunately this image had a cyclical redundancy error, when I was checking the disk.
You are correct in saying that the Advanced Host Controller Interface was partly interfering with the install. Switching this to ATA did allow me to put a silent install on the laptop.
Thanks for the assist.
If any other tips occur to you, I would appreciate any additional help.
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