Tuesday, February 12, 2013 2:34 PM
I am attempting to use a minimal answer file to automate a DVD install of windows 7 SP1. I am installing to a 64-bit HP desktop. Everything looks good on the answer file, no errors when i validate it. Everything goes fine at first but when I get to the disk config pass it always gives an error that it cannot set a partition to active on Disk 0. It does, however, make the partitions (i know this because when i use diskpart to clean away the partitions the partitions from the answer file are there. Has anybody experienced this?
Friday, February 15, 2013 10:12 PM
Apparently it doesn't create the partitions. They're already there! When you check it using diskpart you're always presented the (old) disk layout created at the beginning.
just as an advice: i use diskpart script to prepare my partitions and after that start the Windows setup.