Otherwise if one of your device is off, the driver is uninstalled and etc. Now to run sysprep you need to launch Command Prompt as an administrator. I put everthing in a batch file when I ready to run sysprep on audit mode. This user and all users thereafter will get the default settings and programs that the Administrator had in audit mode after customizations. There are some members who know this stuff fairly well - hang in for their input. Also for office activation I have incuded it SetupComplete.
When, in which step should I make this operation? Hello, my name is Scott McArthur. We are seeing this on both the Professional and Enterprise flavors of Win7. Currently we deploy Windows 10 Pro to mostly new Laptops that shipped with Windows 10 Pro. Dear Brian, thanks for this awesome tutorial! I am deployng 48 hour now but still confused. The sticker key number may be different than the key number reported in one of the programs below. I go into audit mode on that machine to finalize any customizations that I want. In order to use this option, you must have Administrator privileges in all computers specified in the computer names file.
It is indeed volume license media downloaded from Microsoft Volume Licensing Center. I have put in place in audit mode 1 script per machine startup via gpedit. In order to start using it, simply extract the files to any folder you like, and then run the executable file - produkey. Step 2 Launch Windows System Image Manager. Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere. However I have a question for you.
Right click and make a new text file called SetupComplete. This I have little clue on how to do it with an unattended. Oh, wait, sysprep weirdness, what's that I guess that i could just forget all about it and start fresh, which would be very painfully time consuming, as it is painful to just ignore this, not understand why it's causing it and how to prevent it Booted up with F8+repair and opened up a command prompt. Wanted to ask a question because I have tried to capture out of Audit mode and not having much luck. I chose to name mine unattend. In the right pane, you will see the product key number to the right of Serial Number. ProduKey will not show the product key number for Windows 7 Enterprise though.
In case you want to sysprep Windows 10, you can take a look on. In order to use this option, you must have Administrator privileges in all these computers. Both falling into the same error: I've removed all partition using gparted,. And indeed, there is no key stored in the registry, just 00s. Has anybody else had a similar issue? When I did the xml for 64 bit everything went great, but when I did it for 32 bit I run into the proble were I was not asked for the computer name. Where do you find the RunOnce setting in System Image Manager? This option was provided by our member Konst at this. However although i can run it manually now, it still doesnt process it when logging in? When it displays the results in your default web browser, scroll down until you see your Windows 8 product key like below.
Once the xml was created I was able to find the computer name and delete it, once I did this I was able to be asked for the computer name. Basically it uses a combination of frofiles and Microsoft pnputil built in windows 7 and above. If I cancel out the activation process cscript start to run and active windows for me. I've already tried everything i could think of. This option shows you how to use the free program Speccy to see what the product key number is from within a Windows 7 that it has already been entered in ex: activated.
In order to get the ProductKey entry you must right click the Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup component under Windows Image and add it to the Specialize phase. In the left pane, click on Operating System. If you don't specify this option, the list is sorted according to the last sort that you made from the user interface. You then set the SkipRearm setting to 1. The image has some kind of issue. Once all settings are configured, you can hit the Download button to download the AutoUnattend. You'd be better off creating a new thread with a title about this error, and then post this info.
If you have not already, download and install the free program. I have tried every possible combination that I can think of but. Most should work though right out of the box. Thank you for this article, it helped me a lot when creating a Windows 7 Enterprise image for my organisation. I want to enter the product key and activate Windows 7 prior to delivering. As mentioned earlier, this online Windows Answer File Generator can be used to create Unattend.
This should work on a number of products. I hope this helps someone someday, i read through so many forum threads related to the same, or very similar issue, and none have a concrete answer. Step 7 K, now go ahead and save your answer file as unattend. In step 13 you will copy this. I've got a deployment server working wonderfully yet not automated.
On youC drive make a folder called 1 and in it onother Drivers that contains x64 folder and x84 folder. As for running the recovery from F8-Repair your computer, my solution was to make a copy of the generated Unattend. Computername and Administrator forder empty. This page kind of implies that a key may just be used to install and not necessarily activate. And leave the product key blank.