where do I run sysprep from

Posted on 2011-10-06
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Last Modified: 2012-06-21
I'm trying to create a .wim image of my w2k8 server using PXE.  I can get to the WDS image capture wizard but cannot see the volume to capture.  I did a search and found out that I need to do a Sysprep.  My question is where do I run the sysprep from?  The WDS server or on the w2k8 server that I'm going to image.  Plus, do anyone know how to do a sysprep?

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Em Man earned 1000 total points
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This will answer your questions.


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by:Em Man
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Hope it helps.
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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you do a pxe boot (usually f12 on the bios screen) from the server to capture and select the capture profile after running sysprep on the machine to be captured.

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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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The accepted solution is for windows 2003 and is not appropriate for this question, yet I get an assist for the correct solution.. oh well.. maybe next time.

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