Creating users in the answer file User creation is not obligatory in the answer file. If you have anything important on this device, it's recommended to make a before proceeding. Important: Make sure that image is an install. Now you need to select the features you want to install. Please select all partition related settings carefully as selecting a wrong partition letter or configuring the answer file to wipe the disk might cause data loss. I guess this would work if your machines have new drives in without any partitions but for me it failed.
The package manager we will use now is called Chocolatey. Because when i deploy the image with the drivers to machines, didnt cause that problems with new drivers from the Client? Shut down reference machine when file has been copied 8. Note If you open an existing answer file, you might be prompted to associate the answer file with the image. But your file should be called unattend. In this tutorial I will omit these two parts when telling about which components need to added. Open up Command Prompt as admin.
To do that, right click ModifyPartitions and select Insert New ModifyPartition: Repeat this to create a ModifyPartition setting for each partition you created in 3. Or are you creating a completely new disk image separate from the base operating system with the systems specific settings tripped out? When done, you should have four CreatePartition components to create partitions, and four ModifyPartition components to configure them: 3. When the computer has booted to the imaging and recovery tool, create a system image according to instructions for the program you are using. While anyone can create and use an answer file, Microsoft designed this feature for organizations, as such you won't find an option to perform an installation using a Microsoft account. You can also check out this to learn more about each and everyone of the settings, which you can configure to create an answer file to perform an automated installation of Windows 10.
This example creates three users -- an admin, a standard user and a guest account. After reboot, the system will return to audit mode. The process is fairly simple. Thanks everyone, Leigh Johnson I do — please send me yours. Only users outside the U. Click Yes to create the catalog file.
You can check the to find out the exact name for your time zone. In our case it is nothing to be worried about, only warnings about some deprecated settings no longer possible to change, and notices that because we did not change some settings, they will be left out. Repeat the preceding steps to add Microsoft-Windows-Setup to pass 1. You cannot create a catalog if install. Add RunAsynchronousCommands for each registry key to add.
When not set, a user myself in this case can create a new password when signing in first time. To get an answer file for our Build 9926, at first, we have to create the catalog using Windows 8. Once it is done, just open up the. However, these settings will vary by manufacturer, and even by model. I try to manually activate and nothing happens.
You can use an answer file if you have one using the install. Not sure why the product key appears twice, but it worked just fine. Partition Settings is the module that you should be paying the entire attention to. Those of you who want to quickly create Unattend. It shows how to capture drivers from existing Windows installation. Is there anywhere else I can check the logs to see why is it not joining the domain? I have been working to create an answer file for sysprep imaging of windows 10 enterprise. Here are values for all four of the ModifyPartition components: 1.
Who in their right mind wants to view photos in Paint? Windows cannot read the setting from the unattend answer file. The next step is to specify the require file format and partition properties. After reboot or two Windows is installed and the process stops waiting for your input. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this information. The major challenge for me was the partitioning of the disk.
Then the last partition should have Extend set to true without specifying the Size value to indicate the setup to use the remaining available space to create the partition. I will repeat the above steps once because I also want to make a standard account for myself. The topics in this section describe all of the unattended settings that can be set in Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016. Warning: This is a friendly reminder that the installation process will completely erase the hard drive of your computer. Leave all other property value fields empty: About TimeZone value: If no value given, Windows defaults to time zone according to language of the install media. Step 4 — Begin customization in Windows 10 Audit Mode After entering the audit mode, you can start installing, updating applications and configuring the operating system settings.
You forgot to provide an Email Address. You will be asked to enter the product key. First come the region and language components. Do not hesitate to post your questions and issues in this thread. You can always check this to find the appropriate generic key for your installation. For example, we're extracting Windows 10 Pro, which in this case has an index number of 6. Be sure to note it somewhere safe and accessible.