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    Ok I'm trying to create a CD bootable to 2003 server, Fresh installs the SCSI controllers to see the Hard drives, and does it unattend. I have tried a bunch of ways. It seems not to work the way win2000 server did..
    I would like to use a win98 boot floppy, a unattend.txt file, I386 w/$oem$ dir.
    Thats it. Then I'll create the bootable CD with dir I386 and I386/$oem$. I have got to get the SCSI drivers in somehow so it will not error out on the OS load to say NO HDD?
    I'm thinking that I can use Autoexec.bat to call another batch file to load the drivers and start the winnt32.exe /u install?

    Can someone clue me in so I can get this done....
    I know there are a bunch of ways to do an unattend install but I would like to do it on any style of hardware without any extra tools like ghost (sid)/ADS/Sysprep.?

    Has anyone done or seen this done....HELP

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    1) Add $oem directory to W2K3 bootable CD
    2) create an answer file, name it winnt.sif and put it on a floppy.
    3) make sure CD is first in the boot order (not floppy)
    4) put the CD into the server
    5) put the floppy into the floppy drive
    6) drink a lot of coffee while the server is installed.

    Works for me...
    Guy Teverovsky
    "Smith & Wesson - the original point and click interface"