How to Copy the Windows
Cab Files to a Hard Disk
Last updated: 1/21/2000
We must now edit the Windows Registry to tell
Windows where to look for the CAB files.
Click Start, Run, enter
regedit, in the Run window, and click OK. This will open
the Registry Editor shown below. Before proceeding Click Help,
Help Topics, and select Restore the Registry from the Contents. Record
this information so you will know what to do if something goes wrong from
editing the Registry. If you follow these instructions and do nothing
else with the Registry, it is unlikely that anything will go wrong, but
never underestimate "Murphy."
on the Plus box to the right of the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE to expand the
folder and continue expanding appropriate folders as shown until you see
the Setup folder.
I have edited the below graphic to eliminate
folders so that the pertinent ones can be displayed in one graphic. There
are actually many more folders between HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE and Setup. You
will have to scroll down the window pane to display the relevant ones.
Double-click SourcePath in
the right pane (you may have to scroll it to see the entry) to open the Edit
String window. Edit the Value data: to tell Windows where
to find the CAB files as shown, Click OK, Exit the Registry
Editor, and Restart Windows. Done.
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