Cannot Sysprep DELL Latitude E6400

Hi,

We are now using DELL Latitude E6400 laptops in our company. Our company is standardized on Windows XP service Pack 3.

FYI, i leave the SATA mode in ATA. I don't really see any benefit in my scenario to AHCI or IRRT.

I'm having a problem with sysprep. When i run sysprep and "Reseal" the computer, after a restart, Windows prepares to start, and then blue screens for a split second and restarts.

I'm not really sure how i can go about trouble shooting the issue. Has anyone faced any problems like this before on a E6400? Your assistance is appreciated.

Best Regards,
CV.
connelvalentineAsked:
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Raheem05Commented:
Yes this is related to the mass boot drivers, One of my techys had the same problem leave the disk in SATA mode

I would advise you to use the this awesome sysprep tool, download all the drivers for the E6400 from Dells site and then use this tool its self explained and it even comes with a Video tutorial

http://www.vernalex.com/tools/spdrvscn/index.shtml

http://www.vernalex.com/guides/sysprep/video.shtml

[SysprepMassStorage] is the drivers you need for the E6400
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Raheem05Commented:
Any problems give us a shout the above will work for you as we where in the same boat before I nailed it to the mass storage drivers
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mako159Commented:
I'm having the same problem with HP Compaq6000 Pro's.. It's startup runs in a loop until you stop it.
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Raheem05Commented:
Mako download all the drivers for this make and model laptop and then use the free sysprep tool above it places the path in the registry etc so gives you more strings, This should resolve your problem too
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Ignition_HelpdeskCommented:
I had a simillar problem about 4 years ago with a batch of dells I was trying to sysprep. a bios update resolved the issue. can't hurt to look and see if there's an update.
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Raheem05Commented:
Morning, How are you getting on?
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connelvalentineAuthor Commented:
Hi. Well I've formatted the laptop from scratch, but this time i insatlled the latest drivers from the internet as of Jan 2010. This seemed to have done the trick. Perhaps it was a muddled up driver some where. But thanks anyway for the tips. I'll keep your link in my archives.
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connelvalentineAuthor Commented:
Figured it out on my own
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