As a result, when you add a second processor the MP files HAL and kernels are automatically installed, and you do not have to manually update the driver in Device Manager. If the HAL on your disk image is not compatible with the HAL that is required on a destination computer, you need to create a separate disk image for the HAL that is required on the destination computer. This very well may be true: May 10, Posts: I’ve been Googling with no success. It is usually something simple, but this is just silly.

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I typed a accpiapic telling you that the KB article did not answer my question, when I decided to re-read the KB article carefully before I hit Post. Hyper-threading enables multithreaded software applications to execute threads in parallel within each processor.

That’s a tell-tale sign of a HAL mismatch. You can use your hardware inventory to identify legacy devices or other devices that require vendor-specific device drivers.

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Aug 2, Posts: Wed Apr 25, 7: Kevin Vaughn, Nov 18, The issue occurs because the Wdsclient. Arbelac Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius Tribus: This is wrong by the way: Dell has a hidden partition on D that can’t be seen on the Windows setup screen.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the “Applies to” section. If you do not create the master installation on one of these types of computers, Windows is not able to update the system to use multiple processors.

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If a mass storage controller is listed in the device information files that ship with Windows Server and Windows XP Professional – Machine. With three images to maintain, I need to do all this three times every time there’s a change to the image.

Failure acpiaipc boot with: You can use a single disk image for all computers that require these HALs. United Kingdom – English.

New Zealand – English. I have to maintain two images for two different HAL types: On a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam. If the hotfix is available for download, there is acpiapix “Hotfix download available” section at the acpiapiv of this Knowledge Base article. Windows setup didn’t see it either, and when it built boot.

Different images for different Acpiapc versions boil down to three different files: My problem, is that I don’t know how HALs work. You might have to create more copies of the worksheet if you are deploying several different types of HALs with the same operating system and the HALs are incompatible. Tue Apr 24, 9: Although this configuration may appear to work, Microsoft does not test this configuration and you may have performance and interrupt issues.


For example, you might want to create a separate disk image for file servers that have RAID storage devices. General information about Windows Deployment Services. I just need to recreate the WDS image and test deployment.

This very well may be true: The following list describes the computers that you can deploy a particular Sysprep image to based on the HAL type in the source computer: To do this, follow these steps.

If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type the password, or provide confirmation.