How do you make a windows mod?

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How do you make a windows mod?

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How do you make an installable windows xp/vista/7/etc. mod? I've always wanted to make my own, but i never understood how to do it.
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There was a program called RT7Lite, which was for Windows 7

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xp = nLite + batch scripts
vista = vLite + any WIM capable archiver
7 = RT7Lite + any WIM capable archiver (i used 7zip)

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LuLu wrote:xp = nLite + batch scripts
vista = vLite + any WIM capable archiver
7 = RT7Lite + any WIM capable archiver (i used 7zip)
How do you add apps in nLite?
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EvanKTC wrote:
LuLu wrote:xp = nLite + batch scripts
vista = vLite + any WIM capable archiver
7 = RT7Lite + any WIM capable archiver (i used 7zip)
How do you add apps in nLite?
You can use an add-on maker. You should be able to find it by searching "nLite add-on maker".

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most lazy way is to search with your favorite search engine like google or whatnot
for nlite apps :P

some come as plugin, while portable apps dont need this, you just stick them into folder and stiff into image

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Well modding depends on what changes you want to make. Most of the time it's all cosmetic with the UI, branding, etc. Others are sound mods like the startup/shut down themes. What kind of modding do you want to do?

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Windows 3.1 is fairly easy to modify the install of. It's actually documented in the resource kit.

The final development of my production-version of win3.1 is on the winboot as http://reboot.pro/topic/39-k8668-rebuil ... ndows-311/

In general, the reason i do mods is to find out interesting things in the target application, to save space, and to look visually pleasing. k8668 is an internal works number, refering to a september 2006 build of win31. It's before I decided to accelerate installs by essentially gutting the install, and running everything on a superimpose (ie copy stuff and create the groups post-install).

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