This tutorial to install Windows XP Korean from USB key is highly inspired by Roderick’s post. The main difference (apart minor fixes) is we have to fix the encoding issue with non-Latin Windows (Korean, Japanese or Chinese).
What is needed
- Windows XP English (SP3 included)
- Windows XP Korean (SP3 included)
- Bart’s Preinstalled Environment (BartPE)
- Windows 2003 Server Service Pack 1
- USB key, at least 1GB
Step by step
- Make sure your USB device is bootable, if not use HP Drive Key Boot Utility
- Install BartPE in
- Unpack and copy necessary file from Windows 2003 Server Service Pack
WindowsServer2003-KB889101-SP1-x86-ENU.exe -x:d:\win2003svrsp1 mkdir d:\pebuilder\srsp1 copy d:\win2003svrsp1\i386\setupldr.bin d:\pebuilder3110a\srsp1 expand -r d:\win2003svrsp1\i386\ramdisk.sy_ d:\pebuilder3110a\srsp1
- Copy Windows XP English to
- Run Pe Builder, configure and build as follow:
- Create your USB key, using the following:
C:\pebuilder3110a\pe2usb.bat -f YOUR_USB_KEY_DRIVE:
- Copy the Windows XP Korean setup files to the USB drive (or another USB device if you have insufficient space left). You’ll only need the
- Boot on the key, it should boot BartPE
- Optionnally prepare harddisk with DiskPart for disk partitioning and A43 File Manager for formatting.
- Start install process with:
D:\i386\winnt32.exe /syspart:C: /tempdrive:C: /makelocalsource
- Proceed with the installation. When asked to convert the installation volume to NTFS, answer No. The setup program incorrectly believes that your USB drive (which is formatted as FAT) needs conversion.