Aduit mode without going thru OOBE

I have a computer with a "master" image on it. I initially set it up so it goes right into audit mode. I make all the changes I want and then sysprep it for OOBE mode next time it starts, and then create an Image from it. Now what if I want to go back into audit mode to make changes? I have to start the computer up and let it go thru OOBE mode before I can run the sysprep command line to start the computer in audit mode. Is there a way bring it directly into audit mode after its already been set to go into OOBE mode? It's a pain. Thanks
theozmanboAsked:
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kadafitcdCommented:
From Windows Welcome screen, press SHIFT+CTRL+F3.  This will get you into Audit Mode.

Good Luck HTH.
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theozmanboAuthor Commented:
when does the actual windows welcome screen pop up? i think at that point its too far and already did OOBE stuff??
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kadafitcdCommented:
Yes it is already loaded into the OOBE I don't know of any other way of doing it.  This is just quicker than logging in and opening a command prompt and typing it out.

Good Luck HTH.
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kadafitcdCommented:
Straight from Microsoft Technet: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc722413.aspx

To Boot to Audit Mode

There are several ways to boot to audit mode:

    * For attended installations, from Windows Welcome screen, press SHIFT+CTRL+F3.
      -Or-
    * In unattended installations, configure the Microsoft-Windows-Deployment | Reseal | Mode setting to audit. For more information on this settings, see the Unattended Windows Setup Reference.
      You can use Windows System Image Manager to create an answer file. For more information, see Windows System Image Manager Technical Reference.
      -Or-
    * Run sysprep/audit to configure the system to boot to audit mode on the next reboot. For more information, see the Sysprep Technical Reference.
    * After a computer boots to audit mode, the computer will continue to boot to audit mode until you configure the computer to boot wo Windows Welcome.
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theozmanboAuthor Commented:
hmm yes i've seen that before. I just don't think I can do what I'm trying to do here. Once a computer is set to boot into OOBE - I think it's impossible to get it to boot into Audit mode without it booting thru windows setup (oobe). I'm not really sure where the windows welcome screen is - I mean what phase that is when it's setting up in OOBE.
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kadafitcdCommented:
It's after setup is done.  It's the logon screen where you see your username and you click on it and enter your password.
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