I have created an image of WinXP plus my standard apps that I want to sysprep and deploy to multiple, identical machines. I have used the setup manager MS provides from the WINXP CD:\SUPPORT\TOOLS\deploy.cab to create a sysprep.ini answer file. I hope to get to the point where, after a successful application of this drive image, the newly imaged machine will boot up, and go through the MS mini-setup screen (where you are usually asked to ok the EULA and put in the XP registration code) automatically, as I have already specified the XP registration in the answer file. After running Sysprep, and choosing the "reseal" option to generate a unique SID, the machine will reboot and go into the mini-setup, where it will ask for the XP registration (like its not seeing or using the sysprep.ini) This sysprep.ini I created along with the sysprep.exe and setupcl.exe are all at the root of the C: drive for imaging.
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