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  1.    18 Dec 2016 #110
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kari View Post
    Found it!

    I think I have found a working solution to create standard generalized ISO as per Part One, or customized generalized ISO as per Part Three. However, I will not post anything before I have done some more extensive tests including the worst case scenarios, but I can already say this seems to work perfectly.

    This is more as a workaround than a permanent solution, but in any case first tests show it's working. A more permanent solution can only be found when either Microsoft fixes this issue with Holographic View app preventing generalizing a Windows image with Sysprep or we can found a method to work around this issue.

    It's 13:20 now (for time disabled, that's 1:20 PM ). I promise to post the solution today but it might take until late tonight my time. I need to be 1,783% sure that it works before posting.

    Kari
    Post the solution at the VIP Room first so we can test it before publishing it publicly. Sort of "Kari's Insider Testers".
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  2.    18 Dec 2016 #111
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    Not a bad idea Badrobot. Will do.
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  3.    18 Dec 2016 #112
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    OK guys, I will no longer call this a workaround, it is a fully working solution .

    I've run tests full day, last test installs still running. I'll wait those installs to end. It is now almost 1:30 AM and I am simply no longer capable to start editing / rewriting the tutorial. I will do it tomorrow Monday.

    Main point is, it works
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  4.    19 Dec 2016 #113
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kari View Post
    OK guys, I will no longer call this a workaround, it is a fully working solution .

    I've run tests full day, last test installs still running. I'll wait those installs to end. It is now almost 1:30 AM and I am simply no longer capable to start editing / rewriting the tutorial. I will do it tomorrow Monday.




    Main point is, it works
    Whoop!
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  5.    19 Dec 2016 #114
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    Quote Originally Posted by fjk61011 View Post
    Whoop!
    Just a little bit longer.
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  6.    19 Dec 2016 #115
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    Hi,

    Congratulations, Kari. Well done !


    Cheers,
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  7.    19 Dec 2016 #116
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    Running last tests as we speak for the most advanced ISO, the one in Part Three. Everything looking good, that problem app will no longer cause any issues.


    Quote Originally Posted by Wynona View Post
    Just a little bit longer.
    Of course this method cannot be compared to ESD to ISO method*which only takes a few minutes whereas this can take an hour, on slower machines even more.

    However, this method is really easy, too. Only a few mouse clicks and couple of commands, rest of the time required is just waiting for progress; reset and capturing install.wim will take time. Benefits are obvious, whenever Microsoft decides to pull the plug and quit providing ESD file forcing everyone to use UUP, we are ready. That in addition to the fact that methods in Part Two and Three will create a highly customized ISO image which makes re-install and clean install a piece of cake with desktop personalised and all standard software already installed in the same time you would normally need just to install Windows.

    Starting the rewrite in an hour or so, corrected tutorial will be available today.

    Kari
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  8.    19 Dec 2016 #117
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kari View Post
    Running last tests as we speak for the most advanced ISO, the one in Part Three. Everything looking good, that problem app will no longer cause any issues.




    Of course this method cannot be compared to ESD to ISO method*which only takes a few minutes whereas this can take an hour, on slower machines even more.

    However, this method is really easy, too. Only a few mouse clicks and couple of commands, rest of the time required is just waiting for progress; reset and capturing install.wim will take time. Benefits are obvious, whenever Microsoft decides to pull the plug and quit providing ESD file forcing everyone to use UUP, we are ready. That in addition to the fact that methods in Part Two and Three will create a highly customized ISO image which makes re-install and clean install a piece of cake with desktop personalised and all standard software already installed in the same time you would normally need just to install Windows.

    Starting the rewrite in an hour or so, corrected tutorial will be available today.

    Kari
    I'm ready to try it out, Kari. Hyper-V is finally behind me so bring on the next challenge!
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  9.    19 Dec 2016 #118
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    Note   Note
    PLEASE NOTICE:

    The tutorial is now up to date, all warnings removed, all three ISO methods fully working. Please geeks, test and give feedback, post about any issues you'll notice.
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  10.    19 Dec 2016 #119
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kari View Post
    Note   Note
    PLEASE NOTICE:

    The tutorial is now up to date, all warnings removed, all three ISO methods fully working. Please geeks, test and give feedback, post about any issues you'll notice.
    After Step 9 in Part 1 I get a could not remove all your personal files message. I'm ploughing on regardless.

    EDIT: Er, the reset tutorial.
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