Select Features, Components, and Languages
You can select which features, components, and languages to install for your end users. In addition, you can make features available to users for a later installation or hide them from view.
To select features, components, and languages to install
From your administrative installation point, open the Installation Customization Tool from a shortcut or by typing the following command line:
From the Select Customization dialog box, do one of the following:
Select Create a new Setup customization file for the following product.
Select Open an existing Setup customization file or Companion installer and select an .mst file.
From the Installation Customization Tool navigation pane, select Set feature installation states, and for each feature, choose from the following states:
Choose To do this Feature will be installed on local hard drive Add a feature to the installation. Note: Some features listed under a selected feature may not be included when you select to install the higher-level feature. The features that are included are the recommended defaults. If you select the higher level feature a second time, all sub-features will be included. Feature will be installed when required Advertise a feature. Feature will be unavailable Leave a feature uninstalled. End users will still be able to select and install the item from the Windows Program and Features or the Add or Remove Programs control panel. Feature will be hidden from view Leave a feature uninstalled and hidden. The feature will not appear in the Windows Program and Features or the Add or Remove Programs control panel.