I can successfully install a scripted install of windows 7 and get it to rename the computer with wsname and looking up the namedb.dat file and mac addresses to assign the name.

But i cant get it to join the domain.

I assume after wsname renames the computer it needs to reboot so i put in /reboot at the end of the command, but once the computer reboots it does not join the domain.

I have set the unnatend.xml file to auto login 2 times.

The post-installation taks looks like this
Rename Computer
Join Domain


Any ideas what i might be doing wrong? has anyone else been able to use the included examples from kace?
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I don't think the example script that is included works in Windows 7. What you can do is join the domain in the unattend.xml file, and then in WSName use /rcid command (rename computer in domain) with appropriate username/password. Let us know how it goes.

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Answered 07/26/2010 by: cserrins
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You may need to download a newer version of WSNAME from the website (link is included in naming rule detail page), as the newest version supports Windows 7 (and 64-bit platforms).
Answered 07/27/2010 by: jody
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I ended getting it to work a couple of ways.

Join the domain with wrong computer name then get wsanme to rename in the domain as a post install task.

Chain reboots using reg key inserts into the run part of the registry.
Answered 08/01/2010 by: CordlezToaster
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