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First Windows 7 Unattended Installation Fails

Hi,

I am having issues with my unattended installation of Windows 7 Pro 64bit. I followed some instructions found on another forum but it seems like there is something on the unattend.xml that is not working.
I have attached the unattend.xml, setupact.log and setupact.log.

I am using CloneZilla to image and restore the PC and it works fine except for the fact that the unattend.xml doesn't get processed.

Thanks in advance for your help.

GI
MYunattend.xml
setupact.txt
setuperr.txt
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cartereverett
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footechCommented:
From the logs, the unattend file get processed, but it encounters an error and quits.  I think you have to set the Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup | AutoLogon | Enabled setting to true.  Did you create the answer file with the Windows System Image Manager and validate the answer file?
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
instead of slmgr.vbs -ipk   use the appropriate part of the unnattend.xml to add the product key.
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cartereverettAuthor Commented:
@footech

I did not realize I missed the Enabled=true for the AutoLogon.  The file validates on the Windows System Image Manager.  I will do the changes and will try again.  Thanks.

@ve3ofa
I will try one thing at a time.  If the Enabled=true doesn't work I will try your suggestion.  Thanks.
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cartereverettAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your help.  I did as recommended and it worked.
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