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Sysprep ping and keeping all settings the same

I am creating a VM image which will be deployed to hundreds of hyper-v-hypervisors across the country on different locations/stores. I already customized the VM as I want it to be including ...
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Windows SIM was unable to generate a catalog file

When I create catalog file using Windows System Image Manager (SIM), it eventually errors out that "Windows SIM was unable to generate a catalog file....." Full Error message screen shot here. ...
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Change app and keyboard language in Windows 10 answer file

I have an answer file for unattended Windows 10 (1809) installation. In the autounattend.xml I set the language preferences like this: <InputLocale>041d:0000041d</InputLocale> <...
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Add File Explorer to TaskbarLinks in unattend answer file

Using Sysprep with the copyprofile argument I caputured an image from a Windows 10 LTSB installation. Everything worked out really well other than the taskbar links. There are no links at all pinned ...
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PowerShell Scripts in Windows Unattend Answer File XML

So I have a Windows 10 Unattend Answer File. I got the parts where it skips the OOBE screens, enables admin account, and copy profile. I am trying to set the answer file to run a PowerShell script to ...
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Windows 10 2016 LTSB autounattended is removing features

I am trying to set writefilter/embeddedboot/keyboardfilter using the autounattended.xml file to install windows. the issue i am having is if there is no answer file and i install windows manually. ...
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FirstLogonCommands only works on 32bit architecture

I've got 2 Windows installations which are identical, the same settings, the same programs. The only difference is that the Windows architecture is different, the one is 32bit and the other one is ...
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Running out of memory while installing Windows Embedded 7 Standard with updates

I have downloaded all current updates to my DS through WEDU, and have added these to my Answer file with "Validate > Add Applicable Updates". However, when I now try to install this image, I run out ...
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Creating custom image with Image Configuration Editor - Do I need to add hot fixes and security updates to my answer file?

I am creating a custom Windows Embedded Standard 7 image, and I have run the Windows Embedded Developer Update tool to install updates and hotfixes to my distribution share. When I open my answer ...
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Configuring the Hidden Settings in Windows ICD

There are quite a few Hidden Settings in Windows 10 ICD that I want to configure. I know that I can insert them manually into the customizations.xml file, but it's difficult to find any information on ...
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Adding 3rd-party programs to c:\Program Files with Windows 10 ICD

I need to add some programs to the c:\Program Files directory for an installation I'm creating using Windows 10 ICD. I did the same thing to a Windows 7 Embedded image using ICE by simply adding the ...
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Windows SIM can't create a catalog file from a wim

I'm currently trying to use Windows SIM to create a Windows 10 autounattend.xml file for a custom installation. I have a standard, generic, enterprise edition of Windows 10, which is my source for the ...
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What format/algorithm is the hashed password in Windows 7 answer files?

I created an answer file using Windows System Image Manager (SIM). I stored the password and set it to hidden, resulting in some form of hashed password. Does anyone know what format this takes? I ...
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Creating an answer file for “WindowsUpdateDiagnostic.diagcab” in Eclipse WTP

I am attempting to script the install of the WindowsUpdateDiagnostic.diagcab sourced here. msdt.exe /cab "%~dp0WindowsUpdateDiagnostic.diagcab" -af "%~dp0stillneeded.xml" Unfortunately, attempts at ...
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Autounattend.xml not being recognized in VirtualBox

Edit: If anybody comes across this in browsing for a solution to the same problem, the root cause turned out to be the USB drive I was using. You need to use one that is recognized as removable rather ...

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