Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Windows 8 Installation Error using WDS

  1. #1

    Windows 8 Installation Error using WDS

    I have been attempting to install Windows 8 using WDS for the past two hours.

    Every time I install it using WDS, I get the following errors in the attached picture. If I burn that same ISO image to a disc, everything works fine.

    I have tried two different versions of the iso image (en-US and en-GB), verified that the hashes are correct, tried VMs and a physical machine, tried with and without an unattend.xml file.

    Every time I run into that error (xC0000005). I was given some explanations on what would cause that error, the first being bad ram, the second being a bad hard drive. Well, I don't think that that is the case in this scenario unless all of my VMs, and computers are going bad.

    I would really appreciate the help, has anyone had success when attempting to use WDS for installing Windows 8?
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails 900x900px-LL-74c51501_Capture.PNG   Capture.PNG  

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

    Best to burn the ISO to DVD, & clean install.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Um, that really isn't the issue. Burning to a DVD works fine, as I mentioned. But if I use that same ISO in WDS it fails, and WDS would be quite a bit easier to deploy to computers then having to put a DVD in the drive for every laptop.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Windows 8 Installation Error using WDS
Related Threads
Hello everyone. So to start off, my idea and solution to a problem i previously had (Viper4Windows cant play on Windows 8.1), i thought about why not Dual Booting Windows 8.1 and Windows 7. Windows 7 works fine with Viper4Windows, and having a Dual Boot is sometimes good to have. I also got a new...
After I built my computer and installed Windows 8.1, the following error message keeps on flashing on the screen. "There are still active COM objects in this application. Oneor more clients may have references to these objects so manually closing thisapplication may cause those client...
Hello everyone. I've had this issue for almost a year and a half now. I have been trying to install windows 8 with every way possible, on my main desktop computer without any luck. I follow the standard procedure. Make a USB Flash drive bootable, reboot, boot from it. After it boots, it shows the...
Windows 8.1 Installation Error: 0x80070057
Windows 8.1 Installation Error in Installation & Setup
So I'm trying to upgrade to Windows 8.1 through the windows store. The OS downloads fine but when it gets to "applying changes" I'm getting error code 0x80070057. The OS will not install. My machine is an Asus Zenbook Prime with a 120 GB solid state drive. Any help or advice would be greatly...
Windows 8 language pack installation error in Windows Updates & Activation
Hi. I buy a laptop and the default language is German i want to install the Greek pack and every time i try says language pack installation failed, i download the pack and try manually but again the same.. any ideas ??
Morning all.... Been trying for a couple of days to get Win8 to install on my custom built PC. Had absolutely no luck. I've tried to upgrade Win7 x64 with no success, and tried from the boot DVD (checked hash etc.). Every time I try, the installation screens get corrupted. e.g the display...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook