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       3 Weeks Ago #320

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    SNGHPKJ said: View Post
    I made iso. everything working. Just the answer file for sysprep does'nt seem to work so it defaults to windows theme. what could be wrong
    Please post your answer file here. Open it in Notepad, copy all text, and paste it here using [CODE]Your answer file here[/CODE] tags.

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       3 Weeks Ago #321

    Code:
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
    <unattend xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:unattend">
        <settings pass="specialize">
            <component name="Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup" processorArchitecture="amd64" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35" language="neutral" versionScope="nonSxS" xmlns:wcm="http://schemas.microsoft.com/WMIConfig/2002/State" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
                <CopyProfile>true</CopyProfile>
            </component>
        </settings>
    </unattend>
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       3 Weeks Ago #322

    SNGHPKJ said: View Post
    Code:
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
    <unattend xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:unattend">
        <settings pass="specialize">
            <component name="Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup" processorArchitecture="amd64" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35" language="neutral" versionScope="nonSxS" xmlns:wcm="http://schemas.microsoft.com/WMIConfig/2002/State" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
                <CopyProfile>true</CopyProfile>
            </component>
        </settings>
    </unattend>
    One more question: could you please post the sysprep command, exactly as you used? In addition please tell in which folder you stored unattend.xml answer file.

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       3 Weeks Ago #323

    Thanks for quick reply. I simply pasted the XML file in sysprep folder under system32. Also I started the sysprep.exe from there by double-clicking
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  5. Kari's Avatar
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       3 Weeks Ago #324

    SNGHPKJ said: View Post
    Thanks for quick reply. I simply pasted the XML file in sysprep folder under system32. Also I started the sysprep.exe from there by double-clicking
    Did you remember to select Generalize option? By default, it is not selected. CopyProfile setting in answer file will be ignored and no theme and other customizations will be done if Generalize is not selected.
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    In other words, CopyProfile = TRUE setting in answer file requires Generalize option to be used with Sysprep.

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       3 Weeks Ago #325

    yes, I did check generalize in Sysprep. I am working with 1803. Could that be a reason? Or I try on more time?
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       3 Weeks Ago #326

    SNGHPKJ said: View Post
    yes, I did check generalize in Sysprep. I am working with 1803. Could that be a reason? Or I try on more time?
    I cannot explain your issue, so yes, I would start from scratch and do it once more.
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  8. Posts : 5
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       3 Weeks Ago #327

    OK, thanks! I shall start afresh as soon as I get time, probably tomorrow. Great tutorial - very easy to understand. I made a customized windows 7 iso too.
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