MUI-integrating to XP SP3 install media?

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Vihru
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MUI-integrating to XP SP3 install media?

Post by Vihru » Thu May 14, 2009 2:05 am

Hello! I registered to this forum to get help for you guys...
I have used nLite and RyanVM integrator etc..

I have MUI-pack in my computer and that included FI.MUI folder and muisetup.exe and other files..

So can someone help me how can i unattend that FI language to my english install media? i will have compensation for you who will help me to get it work. Sorry my poor english skills, i am from finland..
Please contact me by email: jviheriakoski@gmail.com or
messenger: vihru@windowslive.com

i wish that someone could help me..
Thanks a lot!

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Post by beats » Thu May 14, 2009 5:04 am

MSFN has a detailed unattended MUI guide. ;)

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Post by Vihru » Thu May 14, 2009 5:56 am

i want easier guide..
because i tried that quide..

i put mui files in $OEM$ and then i put that run line in cmdlines.txt..
how it run that cmdline.txt in install?

so help me.. thanks

so.. i want install that language from CD..

must i make new .bat file?
start %OEM%\muiinst\muisetup.exe /i 040d /d 040d /r /s
or what?

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Post by beats » Thu May 14, 2009 6:49 am

Copy all files in your MUI directory to $OEM$\MUI and add this line to cmdlines.txt.

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start /wait .\MUI\muisetup.exe /i 040b /d 040b /r /s
Copy this to notepad and save it as mui.reg in the $OEM$\MUI directory.

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Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]
"MultiUILanguageId"="0000040b"
"MUILanguagePending"="0000040b"
And also add this line to cmdlines.txt.

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start /wait regedit /s .\MUI\mui.reg
This will automatically set the default language to FI.

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Post by Vihru » Thu May 14, 2009 6:51 am

beats, i try that when i go home..
Thanks a lot!

i put that cmdlines.txt to that $OEM$ folder? must i do something in nLite?
or is that the whole thing?

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Post by beats » Thu May 14, 2009 6:55 am

cmdlines.txt must be in the $OEM$ directory (windows setup looks for it there).

And there's no need to do anything else. ;)

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Post by kaitsevaim » Thu May 14, 2009 7:52 am

em...where can i get the MUI files in the first place? Is it some sort of KBxxxxxx or msi package?
Most important question is why and everything begins of your choice

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Post by beats » Thu May 14, 2009 7:56 am

kaitsevaim wrote:em...where can i get the MUI files in the first place? Is it some sort of KBxxxxxx or msi package?
MUI for XP is only available via Volume Licensing.

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Post by kaitsevaim » Thu May 14, 2009 8:20 am

crap...why do they provide LIP packages and deny downloading MUI files? :x
Most important question is why and everything begins of your choice

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Post by Vihru » Fri May 15, 2009 4:00 am

Same folder included that MUI-folder and that MUI-folder included that FI.MUI-folder.

my cmdlines.txt in $OEM$ FOLDER
--------------------------------------------------------------
[Commands]
"rundll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection nLite.inf,U"
start /wait .\MUI\muisetup.exe /i 040b /d 040b /r /s
start /wait regedit /s .\MUI\mui.reg
--------------------------------------------------------------

language is not working :/
so what is problem?

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Post by beats » Fri May 15, 2009 4:17 am

If nothing happens, and if you don't see any setup windows pop up, there must be something wrong with your folder structure. The $OEM$\MUI folder must contain:

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FI.MUI (including all it's sub files and folders)
eula.txt
mui.inf
muiqfe.exe
muiqfe.inf
muisetup.exe
muisetup.hlp
readme.txt
relnotes.txt
mui.reg (the reg file you created)
Do you have this folder structure correct?

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Post by Vihru » Fri May 15, 2009 4:22 am

Yes i have.. but how about this:

[Commands]
"rundll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection nLite.inf,U"
start /wait .\MUI\muisetup.exe /i 040b /d 040b /r /s
start /wait regedit /s .\MUI\mui.reg
-------------------------------------------------
HEY! how about this: must i put " in before start and at the end?


beats wrote:If nothing happens, and if you don't see any setup windows pop up, there must be something wrong with your folder structure. The $OEM$\MUI folder must contain:

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FI.MUI (including all it's sub files and folders)
eula.txt
mui.inf
muiqfe.exe
muiqfe.inf
muisetup.exe
muisetup.hlp
readme.txt
relnotes.txt
mui.reg (the reg file you created)
Do you have this folder structure correct?

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Post by beats » Fri May 15, 2009 4:25 am

Vihru wrote:Yes i have.. but how about this:

[Commands]
"rundll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection nLite.inf,U"
start /wait .\MUI\muisetup.exe /i 040b /d 040b /r /s
start /wait regedit /s .\MUI\mui.reg
-------------------------------------------------
HEY! how about this: must i put " in before start and at the end?
Yes, place it between brackets " " ;)

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Post by Vihru » Fri May 15, 2009 4:27 am

[Commands]
"rundll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection nLite.inf,U"
"start /wait .\MUI\muisetup.exe /i 040b /d 040b /r /s"
"start /wait regedit /s .\MUI\mui.reg"
-------------------------------------------------


So now its right for sure?

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Post by beats » Fri May 15, 2009 4:28 am

That should be OK. :)

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Post by Vihru » Fri May 15, 2009 4:29 am

beats wrote:That should be OK. :)

heh, i try again.. :P
hope it works!

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Post by SymSpaceT » Wed Aug 05, 2009 1:52 pm

Hi Beats,

You suggested this registry tweak to set the default language:
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]
"MultiUILanguageId"="0000040b"
"MUILanguagePending"="0000040b"

What does this do exactly? What I did for the same purpose is that I exported the registry settings from the "Regional and Language options" of the Contro Panel of a configured system and used that to counteract the "self-absorbed" attitude of the MUI installer to set the default keyboard and some other things to English.

Also: the MSFN guide you list the link to is conceptually wrong, though it does have a lot if useful info in it. A person first trying to do this would not be able to understand what to do from that guide. (I am planning to write a guide myself when I have some time).

Cheers:

SST

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