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Windows 10 Custom Image Build Tips & Tricks?

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Windows 10Microsoft 365 EnterpriseWindows Server 2008
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Hello EE, I am starting to work on my gold image for Windows 10 Enterprise x64 (VM) and was hoping to get some help on any tips or tricks you all may have run into?

I am starting with SW_DVD5_WIN_ENT_10_1511.1_64BIT_English_MLF_X20-93758.iso and going to kick it up in a VM using VMware Workstation.

I would like to remove as much of the apps as possible without breaking the Microsoft Store if it was ever needed down the line.

I see some PowerShell scripts out there which seem to accomplish this, any solid ones you know working well for you?

Does this need to be done in Audit Mode or sign on with a local admin account okay to build the custom profile?

All I really want to do is install Office 2016 and run Windows Updates on it, get a good base to work with.

WSUS environment, not sure is it is even pushing out Windows 10 Updates yet, so would it be bad idea to update it direct over internet before capture and then use it in WSUS environment?

Reading about some nasty with the Anniversary Update for Windows 10 and WSUS.

Plan is to capture and deploy via MDT 2013 (I have version 6.2.5019.0 is this updated enough)?

Just hoping to get some insider scoop on anything to look out for, appreciate any feedback or insight.

Thank you,
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