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Microsoft KB Archive/172522

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Article ID: 172522

Article Last Modified on 10/31/2006


  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q172522


When you use NoWaitAfterTextMode = 0 in the [Unattend] section of your Unattend.txt file to stop the installation after text mode, the installation may not stop. Create a 500 MB partition and place the entry ExtendOEMPartition = 1 in the Unattend.txt file.

For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

143473 Unattended Setup Stops Unexpectedly


This happens when the Unattend.txt file contains the entry:

FileSystem = ConvertNTFS

This entry causes the computer to restart in order to complete the conversion of the file system to NTFS.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT version 4.0. We are researching this problem and will post new information here in the Microsoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.


For additional information about Windows NT 4.0 deployment/unattended installation, visit the following Microsoft Web site to search Microsoft's Knowledge Base:

To download the Windows NT 4.0 Deployment Guide, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

NOTE: The Deployment Guide is valid for both Windows NT Server and Windows NT Workstation.

Additional query words: reboot unattend installation Install

Keywords: kbprb kbsbk kbsetup KB172522