I know I can create a default tile appearance for all domain users using a .wim for windows 8. However, If I wanted to create a default start screen layout for a  scripted install using Windows 8, how would I do this?

 

I know I can configure the stock applications with the removal command

(see below) , but not for the placement of third party tiles etc.

 

dism /online /Remove-ProvisionedAppxPackage/PackageName:Microsoft.BingTravel_1.2.0.145_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe 

 

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Hi everyone,

Just an update if anyone isn't aware, in Windows 8.1 you can export your start screen layout in either a .bin or .xml.

PS C:\> Export-StartLayout -Path "C:\Layouts\Marketing.bin" -As XML

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn283401.aspx

Using group policy you can then apply this to your machines. 

 

Answered 03/25/2014 by: nlieschke
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Google says:
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/mdt/thread/af68ae71-48e5-4021-a908-e84fcdcb052d

I have read on and off about customisation issues with Win8, gues its a work in progress. I know you cant have the app store on, and have side loading - its one or the other.

Get back to us if you find a way to resolve your issue.

Answered 05/10/2013 by: rileyz
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  • Sorry, probaly dosent help much, but hope it points you in a good direction.
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Sorry I do not have my win8 machine up to test

look at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj134269.aspx  go down to the copy the appfolderlayout.bin file.  try doing that without a sysprep to see if it just picks up the settings for any new profiles.

Answered 05/10/2013 by: SMal.tmcc
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