KACE Product Support Question
Win 10 scripted install cannot read product key
05/19/2016 3370 views
I am running K2000 3.7 SP2 and have been using it to deploy Win7 systems for years. Now I am trying to use it to start deploying Win 10 via scripted install and am running into trouble.
I am following the guide linked here:
I've gone through creating a new PE 10 KBE, downloading drivers from the driver feed and creating a new Win 10 scripted install.
The problem I'm facing is when I try to run the scripted install on a VMWare VM (as a test environment) I am getting an error when it gets to the "Install OS" task. (My Win 7 scripted installs work fine on this same VM)
I have looked at the unattend.xml file for the scripted install. Originally it had a product key in it and it wasn't working, so I went and looked at the unattend.xml file for one of my Win 7 scripted installs that works fine and noticed that it did not have a product key in it.
As of right now here is what I have in my unattend.xml file for the Win 10 scripted install:
Both ways (with key in unattend.xml and without key in unattend.xml) I still get the same error message.
I did some reading and saw that Windows 8 had some sort of issue with VMware where it would try to read the product key from the floppy drive so I removed the virtual floppy drive from my VM, tried again, and still got the same error message.
This was simple with Win 7 and Google is not turning up much in the way of a solution so I'm not sure where to go from here.
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