An X:\Files Edition of Server 2012 Essentials?

Though, I doubt many read this blog… I’ve been looking over the Windows Server 2012 Essentials OPK (OEM Preinstallation Kit), to see how you can customize the server for installation on new systems. And I’ve […]

Building Your Own X:\Files Edition disks – Part I

I know that it’s been a while since I’d promised tutorials on how to do this, so sorry for that.  And it’s been a while since a new update. But I think it’s more prudent if I post instructions here on how to build the disks yourself, and customize what exactly happens (within the bounds of what WHS will let you do).  So let me get started on that.

 

Coming Soon

I’ve been considering doing some posts about how exactly I put together the XFiles Editions for a while now.  It is nothing really complicated, and half of it is already documented at We Got Served, […]

XFiles Edition – Server Installation v1.5.5

Doing some exploring, I’ve found a solution to the updates problem that we were having.  So now, the ISO is updated to all but a few of the fewest updates. A couple of updates just didn’t want to install. Either by being integrated, or run later.  But we have approximately 80 updates installed, without issue.  Along with a lot of drivers.  A few people had issues with it BSoDing, but hopefully it will be fixed. I used some other drivers, and it seems how I integrated them caused issues. But them being updated should have fixed that. And most importantly, I’ve used the “Power Pack 3” OEM disk hack to make sure you get PP3. Ironically, this is the only available PP3 OEM disk that you can obtain! But it should eliminate any and all issues with “cqvSvc.exe” issues that pop up a lot.

 

What is the X:Files Edition?

Many of you that have found this site already know what the X:Files Edition is. But I’m sure there are some of you that have been linked here or otherwise have stumbled across this site. […]