The computer is too powerful, need to slow it down to run Windows PE 2.x.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953700 is one of the more interesting KB articles I’ve read in a while.  It describes a problem where some server-class machines with multiple CPUs and certain Broadcom network adapters and firmware suffer from slow network performance.  The workaround:  Force Windows PE 2.x to run on only one CPU and to ignore all the others. …

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Want to save some time when deploying Windows Vista?

Some people have complained that they don’t want to wait while Windows Vista runs the hardware assessment process (WinSAT) to determine the computer’s Windows Experience Index rating during the initial OS initialization.  Now there is a way that you can avoid this; see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958011 for more information on the hotfix that is available for this…

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