I am having an issue with Sysprep, or with the K2000...not sure which. I have an answer file setup, and run it on a machine before capture. Running with /generalize /oobe /shutdown /unattend (pointing to my XML file). Sysprep runs fine, and shuts the computer down.

Immediately boot it up into KBE and perform the capture.

However when I load that capture image onto another reference PC, it runs the OOBE after the image is finished and the PC restarts. I get asked for language settings, location, etc....all items that were in the Sysprep unattend file.

I am pretty sure the answer file works ok. I took the machine the image was captured from, and let it boot up (after image capture). It runs through a normal setup, but does NOT run the OOBE. All the settings I put in, are there.

Any help would be great. It is probably something I am missing...just not sure what. For the K2000 we are running version 3.3.43982.

Image Creation - Windows 7 Pro with SP1. Running KMS.
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That used to happen in XP with OEM installs that had been patched to SP3 rather than slipstreamed; not sure it's related, but I'd check my media based on past behaviors...
Answered 07/07/2011 by: cblake
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Thanks for the response. However this is not slipstreamed image. CD based imaged was downloaded direct from Microsoft, so came with SP1.

Update: I sysprep'd it again, and uploaded. This time it worked. Strange.
Answered 07/08/2011 by: hutcha4113
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