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Hello,

I've prepared a Windows 7 install and customized it. I've uploaded this image to the deployment server (MDT 2010).
I've reimaged a test computer to the new image and all is good except for my customizations. All is lost and Windows 7 installs with defaults.
How can I get Windows to keep its customizations?

Tacobell2000
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This link shows the steps for creating a sysprep.xml file:  http://www.ehow.com/how_5392616_sysprep-machine-start-finish-v2.html

I basically used the waik, and then copied the syprep.xml file to the computer that is being used for the master image.  I used the following commands form the syprep directory: sysprep /quiet /generalize /oobe /shutdown /unattend:sysprep.xml.  After running these commands you can upload the image to your server.

I do not use the audit mode to create the master image.
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thanks for the reply and I'm about to do this now....now the Unattend.xml where is it created?
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You just save it to where ever you want, and then copy it to the sysprep directory on the computer you are using to create the image.
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thank you....that did it.
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