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How do I automatically skip the wireless connection selection stage of a Windows 8 scripted install?

I'm facing an issue where after the Windows 8 OS deployment stage of a scripted install occurs to systems (w/ wireless adapters) the initial auto login into Windows requires that the user MANUALLY skips or selects a wireless network to connect to. This forced interaction is halting my scripted installations before postinstall tasks can run. How do I automatically acknowledge this stage of the initial login so that my scripted installs can be completely unattended?

Thanks in advance


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  • To all, when I use this: <HideWirelessSetupInOOBE>true</HideWirelessSetupInOOBE>
    once the scripted install completes, I don't have IE shortcuts (on tiles or on desktop). if I remove that line and run the scripted install again, I do have them. - dperlberg 6 years ago

Answers (2)

Answer Summary:
Posted by: nheyne 7 years ago
Red Belt
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Put this line in your answer file:

 <HideWirelessSetupInOOBE>true</HideWirelessSetupInOOBE>

Posted by: Nico_K 7 years ago
Red Belt
1

normally these six OOBE entries should be useful regulary

<OOBE>
<HideEULAPage>true</HideEULAPage>
<HideLocalAccountScreen>true</HideLocalAccountScreen>
<HideOEMRegistrationScreen>true</HideOEMRegistrationScreen>
<HideOnlineAccountScreens>true</HideOnlineAccountScreens>
<HideWirelessSetupInOOBE>true</HideWirelessSetupInOOBE>
<NetworkLocation>Work</NetworkLocation>
</OOBE>

 
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