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Slipstreamed Install Required for Windows*


Last Reviewed: 24-Feb-2017
Article ID: 000007825

Certain installations of Windows* require pressing F6 during install to load drivers from a floppy drive. If no local floppy drive is available, you may create a slipstream install CD, also referred to as a merged CD

The video demonstrations require Adobe* Flash version 7.x or later, and have a viewing time of 2 minutes 15 seconds.

play icon Video demonstration of creating a slipstream CD [English audio]
play icon Video demonstration of creating a slipstream CD [Chinese audio]
play icon Video demonstration of creating a slipstream CD [Arabic audio]
play icon Video demonstration of creating a slipstream CD [Korean audio]
  1. Download and install the freeware program nLite
  2. Launch nLite.
  3. Select language desired.
  4. Browse to the location of your Windows CD.
  5. nLite will prompt for a location to copy the CD to for modification (C:\temp) and copy the install CD.
  6. Press 'Next' when the copy completes, and on the presets screen.
  7. Select “Integrate -> Drivers” and “Create -> Bootable ISO”, and press Next.
  8. Download and extract the drivers you wish to add to the installation from support.intel.com.
  9. Choose Insert -> Single Driver, and browse to the extracted driver.
  10. Select “Textmode driver”, select on the description in the box, and press OK.
  11. Press Next to begin, and again when the process completes to bring up the Bootable ISO screen.
  12. Select the appropriate options for your system and choose Burn to create the CD.
  13. When finished, the CD will allow installation with no requirement for a floppy drive.