consequences of doing a sysprep /audit after sysprep /generalize

When trying to make this golden image (Windows 10 1709):
If I want to correct 'something' in my windowsinstallation after syspreping (/generalize) it and testing it, Do I have any drawbacks by doing a sysprep /audit ...? Then do the corrections (that could be a setting from the answer-file or whatever). And then do a second sysprep (/generalize).
For information do I set the copyProfile Flag to TRUE.
Kåre VergmannSoftwareudviklerAsked:
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
No drawbacks. Just realize that some changes made in audit could be undone by the second generalize pass.  Whether you set the copyprofile flag is really a matter of whether you are making changes to a profile that you want copied to the default profile.  If not, don't set it.
Kåre VergmannSoftwareudviklerAuthor Commented:
Thank you Cliff, for your answer.
Do youby chance have any suggestions to what changes could be undone by a second generalize compared to the first one?
Cliff GaliherCommented:
It isn't a matter of the second one doing things the first one didn't.  The first generalize goes and resets a certain set of settings to default (part of the generalize process.)  The second one will go and hit the *same* set of settings.  If you change one of those settings between the first and second pass, it just gets reset back to default...but it would also have been reset to default on the *First* pass before the audit.

So, no, the audit isn't changing how generalize behaves.  It is just that you need to test to see if the settings you ware wanting to change will carry over any (first, third, tenth) generalize pass.  If it doesn't, there is no order you can do things in that will change that behavior.  Generalize settings are hard-coded.

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Kåre VergmannSoftwareudviklerAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your time and qualified answer. Very nice!
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