troubleshooting Question

Windows 7 will not boot after sysprep

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I am building an image of Windows 7 Enterprise edition. after creating a simple unattend file in WAIK. After running sysprep, when the machine boot up i get the following:

 "Windows could not parse or process the unattend file for a pass [specialize]. The Setting specified in the answer file cannot be applied. The error was detected while processing settings for component [Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup]."

If i remove it the image will boot. The problem is i want to use that specialize option.

Have anyone run into this and have a solution for it?

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