To set a default computer name preoobe, oems can configure computername in the unattend. Lets look at the sid numbers of user accounts in the operating system. I installed the windows 10 enterprise and went into audit mode, then created new unattend. Download windows 10 with the windows 10 download tool. If i changed only that, the name part started just working eric renouf aug 16 17 at 2. You can run the sysprep command up to 8 times on a single windows image. Nov 25, 2019 the sysprep tool runs only if the computer is a member of a workgroup, not a domain. T o install windows on this computer, restart the installation the system went into this loop and wouldnt come up. How can i make and run a powershell script prompt for. Before the script reboots, it edits a few registry key entries to allow for autologon, giving it the local admin and password account and also creating a runonce key to point to the next powershell script, set.
Jul 27, 2016 when we deploy our windows 10 image 1511 education, we prompt for a computer name stored in the osdcomputername variable, however when the osd ts completes, the machine is named winxxxxxxxxx. If the computer doesnt exist in the list, it will then pause and prompt for a computer name which will then rename the computer. Win10 computername generation windows enterprise desktop. Windows 10 1703 image with strange issue i have taken advice from all over the internet, and im failing every time after the sysprep has completed. Synchronous commands in the specialize stage appear to run before other sections in. It is very useful for creating clones of a particular system image, as flexvdi does when creating clones with a desktop policy. Sysprep oobe windows 10 renaming after deploying image. Sysprep completes and the pc boots and starts but the machine is given a random name. Can anyone send me a batch script that would get windows or kace, whatever it might be, to prompt for a computer name before joining the domain. Using sysprep on win 10 operating system is quite easy. Create a custom windows 10 image for distribution using and. I was recently at a client planning on delivering a windows 10 pilot as normal. Basically youd deploy the image and itd boot right to the screen where you name the pc before finalizing settings.
However, the issue is i am having problems with the unattended. If the os does not prompt you to set up the second vm, confirm that oobe is included in the sysprep command. The sysprep tool runs only if the computer is a member of a workgroup, not a domain. Create windows 10 image for deployment with fog server 2019.
Microsoftwindowsshellsetupcomputername microsoft docs. The draw back to this is, the minstup process will not continue until you supply the hostname. Any version of windows 10 and windows server 2016, but older versions might work too. Sysprep windows 7 unable to sysprep image that joins domain good morning all. When we deploy our windows 10 image 1511 education, we prompt for a computer name stored in the osdcomputername variable, however when the osd ts completes, the machine is named winxxxxxxxxx. I seem to remember it was a windows 10 feature not a bug. With generalize option in sysprep command will remove unique pc specific information like sid, restore points which allows you to safely use windows image in another workstationlaptop. Alone it can do quite little, basically only two tasks. I have been reading all the forums and everyone states delete the line from the xml file but that doesnt work.
In this article, we will change the user account sid numbers with sysprep. Make sure that the vm you are going to install windows 10 on, or the. Mar 15, 2020 the silent version can be useful for deploying mdt imagessysprepping or any other way you deploy windows 10. After create a windows 10 pc base on your company requirements the first step is to generalize the windows 10 to safely use it for deployment. Now normally follow through the installation process. Sysprep and capture windows 10 with dism askme4tech. A computer cloned with sysprep can be easily transferred to a computer laptop. Sysprep to change computer name windows 7 forum spiceworks. Open windows system image manager as an administrator.
Now that we have our fog server up and running, its time to create our generalized windows 10 image with sysprep and capture it with our fog server for deployment first things first. Force sysprep to prompt for a computer name during minisetup. I used windows xp sysprep it was really easy to have sysprep stop and ask you for a computer name then prompt you for domain credentials. Im using windows 10 enterprise with wds 2012r2 with a fresh answer file for windows 10. Sysprep is a utility included with the os that allows us to generalize a windows system. After the system reboot, the windows came out this error.
Follow the steps below to generalize your image and make it ready for deployment. Choose select windows image navigate to your desktop. In the previous article, we discussed what is sysprep in microsoft windows systems. If your computer has a static ip address configured, specify in the network adapter settings that the address should be obtained automatically from a dhcp server. When you are getting asked for a key, click on i dont have one. This iso will be generalized meaning it is hardware independent and can be used to install windows on any computer capable of running windows 10, regardless if the machine is a legacy bios machine with mbr partitioning, or a uefi machine with gpt partitioning. You can either use sysprep by itself or sysprep with an unattend answer file to generalize your image and make it ready for deployment. Jan 15, 2020 how to use sysprep in windows operating system. To run sysprep in windows 10, open windows explorer and navigate to c. Reboot computer join domain correctly in the correct ou but always named is winxxxxx. Nov 23, 2018 after create a windows 10 pc base on your company requirements the first step is to generalize the windows 10 to safely use it for deployment. Wds prompt to enter computer name using wds unnatend. We actually have a post that you can refer to for details.
Browse other questions tagged windows sysprep windows8. One of the largest gripes you may have is that setupmgr. I am facing issue with computer name after sysprep. If i look in the setupact log file i find these lines. Computername specifies the computer name used to access the computer from the network note in windows 10, users can no longer enter a computer name during oobe as the name is autogenerated. I dont want to leave a bunch of computer accounts in ad lying around so i wanted to see if there was a way i could sysprep the computer so all it does is prompt me for a computer name. This information will change after the sysprep process. This tutorial is a short introduction to the wonderful world of sysprep.
If i sysprep the image on the same machine that i deploy it to for testing, it skips the rename. Sysprep errors in windows 10 are very often tied to the existence of modern windows applications metro apps, windows store apps, or whatever microsoft is calling them this week. Automating computer naming after deploying windows 10 images. How to sysprep a windows 10 virtual machine for hyperv or. I have tried adding %computername% to the unattend. Sysprep custombuilt windows vms skytap help and documentation. The answer files makes sure the client joins the domain and correct ou. How to use sysprep in windows 10 sysnettech solutions. Ive seen references to this being done on a wim but they didnt provide thier script in the forum.
Create a custom windows 10 image for distribution using. Mar 29, 2016 to run sysprep in windows 10, open windows explorer and navigate to c. Sep 19, 2011 sysprep windows 7 unable to sysprep image that joins domain good morning all. Find answers to win 10 sysprep unattended computer name from the expert community at experts exchange. Run the elevated command prompt and execute the following commands. The overflow blog socializing with coworkers while social distancing. After everything is configured, you can run sysprep and select the options. Note in windows 10, users can no longer enter a computer name during oobe as the name is autogenerated. May 02, 2019 sysprep errors in windows 10 are very often tied to the existence of modern windows applications metro apps, windows store apps, or whatever microsoft is calling them this week. One of the missing options of sysprep in my opinion is to just generalize an installation. When i deploy images each requires a specific name so i relied on setup to prompt and then setup would autologin once. It appears during routine win10 installation, when a name isnt specified in unattend.
Mar 30, 2016 open windows system image manager as an administrator. Dim answer, computername, unattendfile, wshshell, fso, unattendfileobject, strcontents. Choose new answer file stretch the windows and panes so they are easier to read. Then, restart the vm to force the hostname change to take effect. I am researching the deployment of windows 10 using sysprep. Force sysprep to prompt for a computer name during minisetup in windows xp although sysprep is a great tool, it does lack certain options, particularly when you want to customise certain scenarios.
Computername specifies the computer name used to access the computer from the network. Getting a handle on these apps is key to making sysprep work. Dec 01, 2015 hi, i already use the method mentioned into tenfourms about coping the profile using sysprep and the customize. In previous versions of windows you could leave the computername attribute blank when using an unattend. After deployment i noticed that the computer that joined my domain has a name like winxxxx but the actual windows 10 client has a name desktopxxxx. Deploying a sysprep windows 10 image with rename machine. If the computer is joined to a domain, sysprep removes the computer from the domain. Hi, i am hoping maybe someone can assist me with this. How do i force windows server 2008 waiksysprep to ask for. Sysprep win 10 prompt for computer name i have been testing windows 10 and struggling to, once captured the image to get the propmt to enter a computer name before the pc joining the domain. Alternatives are to use thirdparty utilities to reset the computers sid, but since its not an official solution, i will show you how to do it the official way by using an answer file.
The silent version can be useful for deploying mdt imagessysprepping or any other way you deploy windows 10. Ive tested those two operating systems and it works perfectly on there. Type cd \ windows \system32\ sysprep and then press enter. To deploy a windows image to different pcs, you have to first generalize the image to remove computerspecific information such as installed drivers and the computer security identifier sid. Windows 10 after sysprep, windows could not complete the. I believe if you set the computernameno value in the sysprep. If that folder script does not exist, simply create it yourself. The work around here for this was to use an altered version name mysysprep. Sysprep win 10 prompt for computer name sysprep completes and the pc boots and starts but the machine is given a random name. Provisioning ms windows clones with sysprep and unattend. Windows 10 deployment incorrect computer name system center. Type sysprep and then press enter to open sysprep gui mode.
Force sysprep to prompt for a computer name during mini. Jan 15, 2020 when preparing a computer with this tool, you must select the generalize option and shut down the computer. Everything in this instruction can be made in each edition of windows 10 in home and single language editions using a third party virtualization platform with native windows tools and programs, apart from windows deployment and imaging tools, part of windows 10 assessment and deployment kit adk needed later in the post. Sysprep oobe windows 10 renaming after deploying image it appears the microsoft has removed the oobe computer name prompt that some of us enjoyed when deploying windows 7. In this example, we will configure oemlogo, company name, tech. Same settings in the unattended file working fine with windows 7 and 8. Customize windows 10 image in audit mode with sysprep page. Customize windows 10 image in audit mode with sysprep. No matter what we try it seems that we cant get sysprep to prompt for a computer name before the machine joins the domain. You can also just type sysprep in the run command and click enter. Win 10 sysprep unattended computer name solutions experts. Automating computer naming after deploying windows 10. Jul 30, 2019 select the windows 10 image you downloaded earlier by clicking on the little folder symbol. The generalize option tells sysprep to remove systemspecific data from the windows installations.
Hi, i already use the method mentioned into tenfourms about coping the profile using sysprep and the customize. Browse other questions tagged windows sysprep windows 8. The only two options available in the sysprep utility are. Our computer names cant be random and a prompt asking for it would be perfect. Type cd \windows\system32\sysprep and then press enter. My sysprep progression proceeds normally and completes. Computer name in unattend name here matches the current current computername name here skipping setting the same computername if i image any other machine it takes the prestaged name fine. Windows 10 deployment incorrect computer name system. The builtin windows system preparation tool, sysprep to put it short, is a tool not very well known outside the geek circles although it is quite easy and simple to use. How to image a computer with windows 10 using dism jacob. You will see a sysprep prompt in the middle of display.
When preparing a computer with this tool, you must select the generalize option and shut down the computer. Apr 17, 2008 force sysprep to prompt for a computer name during minisetup in windows xp although sysprep is a great tool, it does lack certain options, particularly when you want to customise certain scenarios. In preparation for this article, i set up a virtual machine and installed a clean copy of windows 10. This will work to remove the bloatware during the deployment process.
Find answers to win 10 sysprep unattended computer name from the. This article describes how to complete the sysprep process on windows virtual machines. Sysprep generalize a windows installation microsoft docs. I am not worried about handling sysprep just looking for confirmation if the computer name prompt is still available in win 10 sysprep. To find user sid numbers in windows 10, run the following command at the cmd command prompt. I believe if you set the computernameno value in the f file, during minisetup you will be prompted to supply a computer name. In windows 10 and windows server 2016, the sysprep. To deploy a windows image to different pcs, you have to first generalize the image to remove computer specific information such as installed drivers and the computer security identifier sid. I want to create an image generic or specific to the hardware with windows 10, office 2016, browsers and our regular applications. My script should ask me computer name after running the sysprep and a script would run that would join the machine to domain.44 1456 1281 825 1081 1541 483 539 447 951 1235 1471 1397 1046 645 1582 20 1046 640 917 1535 1236 1528 432 598 363 1346 850 1129 1150 766 1475 687 255