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