Anyone had success with 'XP on your pen drive'

  billyliv 10:24 20 Feb 2006
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Following Fred Langas' instuctions I get as far as copying the setupldr.bin file (successfuly) but trying to decommpress the ramdisk.sy is proving to be a nightmare. (All I get is 'The system cannot find the path specified') My system disk is I:\, My slave drive is C:\ where all the downloads and folders are re- pebuilder installation. Cheers, Bill

  Diodorus Siculus 11:25 20 Feb 2006

InformationWeek | USB Drives | Langa Letter: XP On Your Thumb Drive | January 23, 2006
click here

Not tried it but might.

  billyliv 13:20 21 Feb 2006

Thanks Diodorus Sicilus, The prog. you suggest is the very one that I am working on. Still no nearer unpacking Ramdisk.sy Cheers, Bill

  seedie 14:09 21 Feb 2006

I'm assuming you mean ramdisk.sy and not ramdisk.sys?

if it is .sy see if it unpack with extract.exe ;it's in the \windows folder somewhere

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  billyliv 17:06 21 Feb 2006

Hi seedie,ramdisk.sy is the file. not sys. Cheers, Bill

  remind 17:10 21 Feb 2006

If you have winzip or similar, copy the ramdisk.sy_ file and rename it ramdisk.zip (or just drag it into the winzip window), winzip will decompress it and save it where you like.

  billyliv 17:22 21 Feb 2006

Thanks remind, The ramdisk.sy file has to be decommpressed from the Windows Server2003sp1 download. This is where the probs. begin. Cheers, Bill

  billyliv 10:02 23 Feb 2006

Will tick it as resolved. going back to scratch and try again. cheers, Bill

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