[Okta Webinar] Learn how to a build a cloud-first strategyRegister Now

x
?
Solved

Sysprep causes system to boot loop.

Posted on 2009-02-13
2
Medium Priority
?
654 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-10
I have recently set up sysprep on a Windows XP Pro machine. Using mainly the default settings, the only problem is upon reboot the machine will no boot becuase it says that the setup can not continue and says it needs to restart. Under safe mode it wont let you run setup and asks to be restarted.

Any ideas?
0
Comment
Question by:tlcsupport
  • 2
2 Comments
 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:souseran
ID: 23677593
What version of XP are you running? SP2? If so, see this Microsoft article:

Updated System Preparation tool for Windows XP Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/838080

Then review this Microsoft article and its links for clues:

Sysprep functions and known issues

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/928386
0
 
LVL 26

Accepted Solution

by:
souseran earned 500 total points
ID: 23677601
Also, did your image include Windows Media Player 11? If so, can you redo the image without WMP 11 and see if the problem persists?
0

Featured Post

Important Lessons on Recovering from Petya

In their most recent webinar, Skyport Systems explores ways to isolate and protect critical databases to keep the core of your company safe from harm.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

If you are a mobile app developer and especially develop hybrid mobile apps then these 4 mistakes you must avoid for hybrid app development to be the more genuine app developer.
When you discover the power of the R programming language, you are going to wonder how you ever lived without it! Learn why the language merits a place in your programming arsenal.
Six Sigma Control Plans
Screencast - Getting to Know the Pipeline

834 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question