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  1.    28 Jun 2017 #70
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    A Finnish expat in Germany
    Posts : 13,121
    Windows 10 Pro
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve C View Post
    I had problems a while ago with a corrupt user profile when creating a new account. Could you copy over the default profile from another known working PC having the same Windows version?
    GUID mismatch. I don't think it works.


    Quote Originally Posted by Steve C View Post
    Why do you have to boot from other media to copy the profile?
    Permission issues. You can try copying a user profile over Default from Windows desktop, it won't work giving Access denied error.

    Kari
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  2.    09 Aug 2017 #71
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Enterprise

    2.2) For this tutorial I did the following customizations (numbers in screenshot, see explanations below):
    Placed shortcuts for Mail and News app and PC Settings to desktop
    Installed VLC Player and Office 2013 Professional. As Office 2013 can be installed without a product key which is first asked when one of the programs in Office suite is launched first time, it can be included in this image and only needs a product key when image is deployed to a computer and its user wants to use Office. If user does not need or want Office, it can then be easily uninstalled. Placed VLC and Office shortcuts to bottom left
    Set Explorer icon view = large icons, set ribbon to be shown, added Libraries to Explorer left pane tree view
    Added my favorite forums to IE favorites
    Changed the default homepage to Windows 10 Forums
    Changed the wallpaper and theme colors

    2.3) You can change and customize quite a lot but there are a few things that can't be set now for default user profile. Pinned Taskbar icons and Start Menu / Start Screen items for instance will not be copied to default user profile. A rule of thumb: You can customize everything related to themes, fonts, colors, sounds, icons, desktop and IE. You cannot customize anything on Start Menu and Taskbar.
    I'm setting up an image using 1607, but it wont allow me to change anything related to themes. Has something changed with 1607 to prevent this? In Audit mode the OS really isn't activated, Windows 10 (1607) will not allow you to make any Personalization changes until the OS is activated. Is there anyway around this? I also tried to set the wallpaper via the answer file but that didn't apply either. See the screenshot below:Click image for larger version. 

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