How to Create an XP CD that requires no driver installation!

The Windows XP CD is used to format the system. Whenever you do this you will have to install extra drivers to make it up and working for other applications. So in order to make it easy we can make a create a Windows XP installation CD that requires no driver installation.

The steps required to perform this procedure are:

  1. Download and install Windows Unattended CD Creator from, or Try Googling it.

  2. Launch the program and insert your Windows XP CD into the drive.

  3. Copy all the contents of the CD. Eject the CD after copying the files.

  4. In the program’s first tab—”Source CD”— click Select, and select the folder to which you copied the CD’s contents.

  5. Select “Work in source directory” under the “Target directory for new CD” column.

  6. Bypass all other options and head to the Driver tab.

  7. Insert the driver CD that came with your motherboard.

  8. Give a name to the driver group in the General Drivers text box, for example, “Intel”. Click Add.

  9. Wait until all the drivers get copied. ( In resultant window The name you gave will appear along with its attributes. )

  10. Head straight to the Done tab, making no changes.

  11. Click Save and then on “Create ISOimage”. Enter the path of where the image should be written to.

  12. After completion, burn the ISO image to a CD using a disc burning tool such as Nero.

You’re done.!! Have fun formatting your system.

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July 9, 2008 by: Prasanth Chandra


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