Strange WDS Issue

WDS Version 10.0.14393.0
Deplpoyment Workbench 6.3.8443.1000
Running on Windows Server 2016



Backstory: Deploying a Generalized Sysprep'd image of Win 10 1709. Deployment process (allegedly) ok installing the OS on to the machine.

Problem #1: Once the OS is installed, the system auto-logins as the Administrator, and then just sits there. Doesnt execute any of the scripting steps it should. A reboot of the machine once again auto-logins as the Administrator. Theres a script I cant find to stop this process. Any thoughts?
 
Problem #2: The task sequence isnt executing after auto-loing as Administrator. I have attached what the task sequence looks like. Problems started with creating the 1709 image, and its associated Task Sequence.

I should also note that I cannot force the machine to re-image. As soon as it contacts the WDS server, it sees the running deployment and picks back up from there. I delete the job from the Monitoring window and it re-creates itself.
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
Nothing attached.
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Future TechAuthor Commented:
Sorry about that, its attached now.
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
Nope...
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Future TechAuthor Commented:
Its there. Look at the end of the last comment. task-sequence.png
I did not embed it like i did this one.

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ChethanTechnical SpecialistCommented:
Is it Local administrator or domain administrator?
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ChethanTechnical SpecialistCommented:
Check the configuration settings in the automatic logon through the registry editor.

1) Open the registry editor (regedit)
2) Navigiate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
3) Open the ‘AutoAdminLogon’ key
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Future TechAuthor Commented:
@Chethan- Your solution to stop the auto-login worked! Thank you. FWIW- it was a local admin account


I ended up trying a few things to get the loop to stop, two things worked:

1. Boot to a USB with Win 10 loaded. Get to the Disk Management part, deleted all partitions then exit out of Win 10 setup. Booted to WDS, and it worked as expected.

2. Follow this guide: http://henkhoogendoorn.blogspot.com/2014/10/mdt-2013-task-sequence-has-been.html
This also clears the offending partition and allows it to boot to WDS and works as expected.

TLDR; wipe the hard drives manually that have the dirty deployments to break the loop.

Once I wiped the Hard Drives, the "dirty" deployments were cleared.
I have deleted the offending task sequence, and will rebuild the OS and task sequence from Scratch.
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
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