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Microsoft KB Archive/173834

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Article ID: 173834

Article Last Modified on 1/20/2007



APPLIES TO

  • MSPRESS Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Resource Kit ISBN 1-57231-344-7
  • MSPRESS Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Resource Kit ISBN 1-57231-343-9
  • MSPRESS Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Resource Kit, Supplement One ISBN 1-57231-559-8



This article was previously published under Q173834

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SYMPTOMS

During the installation process, Setup.exe may hang after you click either Typical or Custom Setup. Task Manager will show that the Setup program is using 100% of the CPU cycles.

WORKAROUND

Make sure that all of the following services are stopped before running Setup.exe from the Windows NT 4.0 Resource Kit CD-ROM:

  • dbWeb
  • WWW
  • FTP
  • DHCP -or-



Use a manual installation by following these steps:

NOTE: These steps will not install the following programs: Desktop Themes, Perl, Web Administration, WCAT, Internet Explorer, RAS Manager, or Crystal Reports. Each of these programs can be installed separately from the Resource Kit CD-ROM without using the Resource Kit main setup program. For more information, please see the Readme.txt file in the root directory of the Resource Kit CD-ROM.

  1. In the Control Panel, double-click the System icon.
  2. In the System Properties window, select the Environment tab.
  3. Add the following entry to the System variables:

    Variable: %NTRESKIT%
    Path: C:\NTRESKIT

  4. Click OK to close the System Properties window and save your changes.
  5. Copy the following batch file to a file named Rkcopy.bat, and then run the batch file from the Command Prompt.

Rkcopy.bat

@ECHO OFF
REM *** Note that this batch file is designed for Intel platforms.
REM *** Please modify this batch file as necessary for use with other
REM *** platforms.
REM
ECHO ************************************************************
ECHO * NT 4.0 (Server) Resource Kit                             *
ECHO * Manual installation created 2/6/97                       *
ECHO * Last modification 9/2/97                                 *
ECHO * Requires 66 MB free disk space (46 MB final install size)*
ECHO *    NOTE: This setup is not supported.                    *
ECHO ************************************************************
ECHO -
ECHO Press CTRL+C to exit, or
pause

REM *** RESKIT source and destination settings <--------
REM *** (Change if necessary)
SET RKDEST=C:\NTResKit
SET RKSOURCE=D:\I386\ 

MKDIR  %RKDEST%

echo Copying Platform-Specific Files
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%COMMON\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%COMPDIAG\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%CONFIG\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%DESKTOP\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%FAULTTOL\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%FILEBAT\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%GNU\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%INET\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%NETADMIN\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%NETDIAG\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%PERFTOOL\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%\PERFTOOL  /I
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%REGISTRY\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%SETUP\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%

SET RKSOURCE=D:\COMMON\ 

echo Copying Common Files
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%COMMON\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%COMPDIAG\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%CONFIG\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%DESKTOP\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%FAULTTOL\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%FILEBAT\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%INET\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%NETADMIN\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%NETDIAG\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%PERFTOOL\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%\PERFTOOL /I
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%REGISTRY\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%SETUP\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%

echo Copying Online Documentation
XCOPY %RKSOURCE%docs\*.* /S /F %RKDEST%

ECHO Deleting %RKDEST%\PERFTOOL\PROBE\EXAMPLES\WORKFILE\WORKFILE.DAT (19.5
Meg file, usually not needed)
DEL %RKDEST%\PERFTOOL\PROBE\EXAMPLES\WORKFILE\WORKFILE.DAT

ECHO NT 4.0 Resource Kit file copy completed.
                

STATUS

This problem was corrected in Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server Resource Kit, Supplement Two, ISBN 1-57231-626-8.


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