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Article ID: 299899 - Last Review: October 27, 2006 - Revision: 1.2

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If you use Sysprep.exe to prepare an installation of Windows XP, the following setting in the Winbom.ini file is ignored:


This problem occurs because the entries are written to the wrong location in the registry.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389  ( ) How to Obtain the Latest Windows XP Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date        Time   Version      Size  File name
   5-DEC-2001  19:04  5.1.2600.22  114   Factory.exe
   5-DEC-2001  19:06  5.1.2600.22   96   Sysprep.exe  


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows XP Service Pack 1.

  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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