Appendix D. Answer File Syntax

Answer files are the very basic components of most Microsoft Windows XP Professional desktop deployment methods. Chapter 13, describes the format of answer files; tells you how to create and use them; and gives you a list of sections and entries required for a fully unattended installation. In addition, see Chapter 13 for many examples of complete answer files that you can use in your own project. This appendix describes the syntax of the most common sections and entries in typical answer files, particularly the entries I use most in this book. Throughout this book, I describe additional less-often-used sections and entries, though.

This appendix applies to unattended-setup answer files as well as Sysprep.inf. Fewer ...

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