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Help with Sysprep

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To all,

I am trying to make a sysprep image for deployment using ghost. My understanding of the processess is as follows:

1) create a master image with all software, configuration, etc
2) run sysprep -mini -reseal
3) create a ghost image of that machine

Theoretically when I deploy that image, the first thing that should happen when I reboot is it starts the mini-welcome screen
The issue I have is that after I run a reseal, it flags the computer to ONLY boot to the mini-setup. I cannot get the machine to PXE boot at that point to create the master ghost image, it will only boot to the OS and run the mini-welcome. This defeats the purpose of ghosting as far as I am concerned. There has to be a smarter way to do this but it eludes me at the moment.

Any thoughts on this? Is my method flawed?

Michael

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