I’ve posted a few screen shots of Windows Server 2003 SP1 Release Candidate 1 to give you a flavour….
To do this, I first built a slip-stream ISO of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise and installed it under Virtual PC. There’s lots of information out on the Internet on how to make slip-stream CDs, but in summary:
- Use something like ISOBuster to extract a base Windows Server 2003 Enterprise CD to a directory on the hard disk e.g. c:tempNRMEFPP_EN.
- Extract the bootable bits which should include a .img file to (for example) c:tempBootCD
- From a command prompt, run the SP1 RC download executable to extract to a temporary directory:
e.g. “spsr1 /U /X:c:tempservicepack”
- From c:tempservicepacki386update, run “update /S:c:tempNRMEFPP_EN“
- Using your favorite burning tool, build a bootable ISO image disk using the contents of c:tempNRMEFPP_EN and the .img file from the first step.
- Use the new ISO image to boot from and install into a new Virtual PC
Click each thumbnail to view
(No perceptable change)
|The first boot (notice 2004)
||Windows firewall on the Control Panel menu
|Windows Firewall General Tab
||Firewall exceptions after configuring a File and Print role