Windows 7 to Windows 10 answer file

I have been using my windows 7 answer files for WDS deployment successfully for a long time. I'm now testing Windows 10. Can I use the same answer files? Migrate them somehow if different syntax required or will I need to completely recreate them? I remember it took me a long time to get them as I needed originally, don't really want to start again.

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You can use the same files for Windows 10 as they use the same format, however, not all of the same features/options may be available, and you may encounter an error and need to change or remove something. In other words they are not guaranteed to be 100% compatible, in my understanding.

Check out the reference here:

I would probably try out an answer file, and see what, if any, errors you get, then try to fix them in the script, and then you won't have to rebuild it from scratch.

You may also want to check out Windows ICD which is a way to build custom deployment images.

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PeteAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the links etc.

Once I get this sorted how can I force a password to be entered to stop users imaging the machines?. I know it could be done via the bios security, but is their anyway in the answer files, so they get password prompted when selecting an image to install, or before they even get presented with the list of images, in the PE pass bit of the imaging?
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