Sysprep Archive

Sysprep Was Not Able to Validate Your Windows Installation

The Sysprep utility is used to prepare a reference Windows image and its depersonalization, remove all unique identifiers (SID, GUID) from the system, which is necessary for its correct deployment on the corporate network (see our Sysprep Windows 10 Guide). In some cases, when you run the sysprep /generalize

Sysprep Windows 10 Machine: Step by Step Guide

In this article we will show you how to use PowerShell and Windows System Preparation Tool to prepare a highly customized, personal Windows 10 install image. Before starting the installation, we need to make sure that our computer or virtual machine is not connected to network, because Windows 10

Install WAIK supplement for Windows 7 SP1

WAIK Supplement These are instructions for installing the new The Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows 7 SP1. This is assuming that you have WAIK RTM already installed. Step 1 First you need to download the supplement ISO. waik_supplement_en-us.iso Step 2 Now you need to mount the WAIK

Sysprep a Windows 7 Machine – Start to Finish V2

This is version 2 of a step by step guide on Sysprepping a Windows 7 machine from start to finish. I cannot take full credit on this because my first article had so many helpful comments and discussions that this is simply a combination of all the good advice

Copy Taskbar Icons Windows 7 Sysprep v2

Sysprep – Copy Taskbar Icons Ok, you can thank a colleague of mine (Dinyero Johnson) for this new single vbs script that now copies the taskbar icons and deletes itself. The vbs script is a little nicer than version one (CMD) because it runs without any windows and in

Trouble deleting c:\winpe_x86 directory – DISM

If you forget to unmount a .WIM file it will lock itself on your HDD and you will be unable to delete it, or the C:\winpe_x86 directory. This process will remove those files using the command line. Trouble deleting the c:winpe_x86 directory Step 1 Launch CMD. Step 2 Type:

DISM Tool – WinPE 3.1 Boot Environment

This is the new tutorial for the recent release of WinPE 3.1. You can still read the old tutorial here. DISM Tool You will need the following to proceed: WAIK RTM : KB3AIK_EN.iso Version 3.0 (Read our Tutorial) Supplement for WAIK SP1 : waik_supplement_en-us.iso (Read our Tutorial) Bootable Flash

Sysprep a Windows 7 Machine – Start to Finish

This is the old version, please see the new Sysprep a Windows 7 Machine – Start to Finish V2. Note – I highly recommend creating a boot or rescue disk before starting any windows 7 technical projects. There are many tools in the market and I use Spotmau BootSuite

Copy Taskbar Icons Windows 7 Sysprep

This is the old version, please see the new Copy Taskbar Icons Windows 7 Sysprep v2. Ok, you can thank a colleague of mine (Dinyero Johnson) for this new single vbs script that now copies the taskbar icons and deletes itself. Windows 7 Sysprep Copy Taskbar Icons The vbs

DISM Tool – WinPE 3.0 Boot Environment

This is the old version, please see the new WinPE 3.1 DISM Tool. I recently compiled a new library of commands since the upgrade from WinPE 2.0 to WinPE 3.0. With Windows 7 coming along they released a new way to create bootable USB sticks using Deployment Image Servicing