Firstly, grab all of the image files from Sun
You’ll need a Sun ID, and you don’t need to use the Java download helper, but if you’re on a slow connection it will certainly help (if anything, it helps by queuing your downloads).
Once all of the files have been downloaded, you will need to extract them. I use WinRAR to do this, but the choice is yours.
Navigate to the folder you have downloaded the files to. Select all of the files, either by dragging a selection box, or by ctrl-clicking, or shift-clicking. Right-click, then click on “extract files here”. Wait a while (this is a full DVD image).
Once this process has completed we will need to concatenate the files together.
The next step is not required, but I find it will help with everyday computing as well so I have included it.
You’ll need to somehow run a command in the folder that you have all of the Solaris files in. I use the Microsoft PowerToy to do that. Download and install it.
(Or you can use many other ways to do the same thing if you wish – the choice is yours)
Then find the folder you have downloaded the files to and right-click it. You will be offered the option to “Run Program” from the context menu. Click that button and paste the following into the resulting window.
you’ll see (if your files are on the drive “D” and you use Windows XP):
Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.
1 file(s) copied.