Selecting different HAL during installation
A different HAL (e.g. Standard HAL instead of ACPI HAL) can be chosen on installation by hitting F5 during the Press F6 if you need to install a third party SCSI or RAID driver message.
Recursive directory removal
rmdir /s /q [directory]
Removing desktop.ini files from a directory structure
FOR /f %G in ('dir /b') do attrib %G\desktop.ini -h -s FOR /f %G in ('dir /b') do del %G\desktop.ini