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Creating bootable Windows 2000/XP/2003 CD/DVD (UltraISO 8) (TTID #412)

Author: TACKtech Team   Views: 55,659 /  Created: June 17, 2007
Note: UltraISO was using in this example.
UltraISO - UltraISO have been tested

- Download UltraISO (Trial)
- Purchase UltraISO ($29.95 USD)
- View Additional Information
- Visit EZB Systems, Inc.

To slipsteam an OS:
- View Slipstreaming Windows 2000, XP SP1/SP1a/SP2/SP3, Server 2003 SP1/SP2 (TTID #295)

If you encounter any problems:
- View Slipstreaming and Bootable Disc FAQ's (TTID #313)


The following items are required:
  • A copy of the original Windows CD/DVD or ISO.

  • A copy of the Boot Files (Downloaded Below).

  • A minimum of 1GB available hard disk space for CD's.
    A minimum of 5GB available hard disk space for DVD's.

Create a folder called OS on your hard drive (C: is used in this example).

In this folder create two sub-folder called BOOT, and ROOT.

Copy the entire Windows 2000/XP/2003 CD (or extract the ISO) into folder ROOT.

Boot Files

1.) Download boot file. ( ~1.34KB)

2.) Extract the BootSector file (boot.ima) from
      into the folder C:\OS\BOOT

Using UltraISO

Start UltraISO.

Select File > New > Bootable CD/DVD Image from the menu.

Locate the BootSector file (boot.ima) in the folder C:\OS\BOOT.

Click the Open button.

Select File > Properties... from the menu.
Click the Properties button on the toolbar.

On the File System tab:

1.) Select Media: (703MB/80Min used in this example).
2.) Check the Optimize check box.
3.) Check the Joliet check box.
4.) Set the ISO 9660 FileName Format to Windows/Unix(31).
5.) Check the Allow lower case check box.
6.) Check the Omit ISO 9660 version number check box.
7.) Set the Joliet FileName Format to Extended(110).

On the Label tab:

1.) Enter in the Volume: and Volume Set ID: using the information found in the listed articles.

    - View Windows 2000 CD Labels (TTID# 269)
    - View Windows XP SP0 CD Labels (TTID#226)
    - View Windows XP SP1 CD Labels (TTID#283)
    - View Windows XP SP1a CD Labels (TTID#312)
    - View Windows XP SP2 CD Labels (TTID#342)
    - View Windows XP SP3 CD Labels (TTID#422)
    - View Windows 2003 Server RTM CD Labels (TTID#292)
    - View Windows 2003 Server SP1 CD Labels (TTID#355)
    - View Windows 2003 Server R2 Disc Labels (TTID#387)

2.) Enter anything you want in the Publisher: textbox or use

3.) Enter anything you want in the Data Preparer: textbox or use

4.) Enter anything you want in the Application: textbox or use
      CDIMAGE 2.52 (03/09/2004 TM)

5.) Click the OK button.

1.) Locate the folder C:\OS\ROOT.
2.) Select everything in the Local panel and drag it to the Image panel.
     Note: Some files are not show in the following image.

Select File > Save As... from the menu.

1.) Browse to a folder to save the ISO file into.
2.) Enter a File name:
3.) Click the Save button.

Select Tools > Burn CD/DVD Image...
Click the Burn CD/DVD Image button on the toolbar.

Note: This will call NeroBurn and the "Burn Image" dialog will pop-up.

1.) Select a Recorder: from the drop down list.
     Note: If the saved ISO is not shown click the ... button.

2.) Select Disc-at-Once(DAO) from the Write Method: drop down list.

3.) Click the Burn button.

1.) Wait for the Disc to be created...

2.) Click the Return button.

Process complete. You're done.

Revision History:

06.17.2007 - Created new article with updated images for UltraISO 8. - Kevin
06.20.2007 - Update Article format. - Kevin

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