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Sysprep Windows 10 HardDrive for CLONING purposes.

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I have about 30 new HP ProBook 650 g2s to distribute.  I performed a clean install of Windows to my source HP laptop.  I installed our various applications (Office, Antivirus, etc...) as well as many specific HP hardware drivers.  I have a Hard Drive duplicator (1:5) i will use to clone the hard drives.  After reading several articles on Sysprep, I'm a bit confused.  What are the proper steps to take to prepare this Hard Drive for cloning ?  The process must maintain all the hardware specific drivers that I've installed to the source hard drive.
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By running the SYSPREP /GENERALIZE /SHUTDOWN command, will that preserve all the hardware specific drivers and software that I have installed on that image?
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I re reading your prior comment, I see you are saying that the drivers will remain available.  So you can disregard my previous comment I think.

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