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Automating OOBE Windows 7 Pro OEM

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I am looking for some direction on how to best automate the Out of Box Experience when we boot up our newly arrived PC's from the manufacturer.

Since we service a variety of smaller businesses instead of an enterprise, for the most part we do not have Volume License versions of Windows 7 to put on systems.

Right now I have WDS installed & working and a customized Windows PE Image to boot to.  I boot to the image and run a script which in turn drops other scripts into the OS.  These scripts kick off upon startup.  However there is still the pesky Out Of Box prompts.  I'm familiar with creating the unattend.xml files and wdsunattend.xml files for deploying an image from WDS.  What I'm wondering is if there's a way to drop one of these files onto the system so that it reads it to automate the OOBE.
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