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Windows 7: Windows 7 Installation - Transfer to a New Computer


02 Jan 2011   #479
Kari

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Windows 7 Installation - Transfer to a New Computer

How to Transfer your Complete Windows 7 Installation to New Computer

To start, a warning from Microsoft:

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09 Apr 2013   #480
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iamjim View Post
This is a really useful article, but . . .

When I try to use sysprep on my Windows 7 machine I get the error below. I disabled WMPNetworkSvc as suggested in the writeup. I confess I haven't read all 500 posts in this thread but I've googled the web and used the three or four suggestions I found for fixing this problem, but none worked. I suggest someone add a list of known fixes for this problem to the main article in the area where disabling WMPNetworkSvc was suggested
Can be anything. Did you check eventlog for errors?

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09 Apr 2013   #481
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iamjim View Post
This is a really useful article, but . . .

When I try to use sysprep on my Windows 7 machine I get the error below. I disabled WMPNetworkSvc as suggested in the writeup. I confess I haven't read all 500 posts in this thread but I've googled the web and used the three or four suggestions I found for fixing this problem, but none worked. I suggest someone add a list of known fixes for this problem to the main article in the area where disabling WMPNetworkSvc was suggested
Post C:\Windows\System32\sysprep\Panther\setuperr.log
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09 Apr 2013   #482
iamjim

Win7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Thanks for your reply.

The setuperr.log is empty (blank), and I must have tried seven or eight times
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09 Apr 2013   #483
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iamjim View Post
Thanks for your reply.

The setuperr.log is empty (blank), and I must have tried seven or eight times
Post C:\Windows\System32\sysprep\Panther\setuperr.log
First copy to desktop if access is denied

also in command prompt:
Code:
slmgr.vbs /dlv
What's the remaining re-arm count (second last line of output)
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09 Apr 2013   #484
iamjim

Win7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Post C:\Windows\System32\sysprep\Panther\setuperr.log
2013-04-09 09:32:27, Error [0x0f0085] SYSPRP LaunchDll:Could not load DLL C:\Windows\SysWOW64\iesysprep.dll[gle=0x000000c1]
2013-04-09 09:32:27, Error [0x0f0070] SYSPRP RunExternalDlls:An error occurred while running registry sysprep DLLs, halting sysprep execution. dwRet = 193[gle=0x000000c1]
2013-04-09 09:32:27, Error [0x0f00a8] SYSPRP WinMain:Hit failure while processing sysprep cleanup providers; hr = 0x800700c1[gle=0x000000c1]
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09 Apr 2013   #485
iamjim

Win7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

The windows remaining re-arm count is 4
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09 Apr 2013   #486
Kaktussoft

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iamjim View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Post C:\Windows\System32\sysprep\Panther\setuperr.log
2013-04-09 09:32:27, Error [0x0f0085] SYSPRP LaunchDll:Could not load DLL C:\Windows\SysWOW64\iesysprep.dll[gle=0x000000c1]
2013-04-09 09:32:27, Error [0x0f0070] SYSPRP RunExternalDlls:An error occurred while running registry sysprep DLLs, halting sysprep execution. dwRet = 193[gle=0x000000c1]
2013-04-09 09:32:27, Error [0x0f00a8] SYSPRP WinMain:Hit failure while processing sysprep cleanup providers; hr = 0x800700c1[gle=0x000000c1]
Is C:\Windows\SysWOW64\iesysprep.dll on your machine?
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09 Apr 2013   #487
iamjim

Win7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Is C:\Windows\SysWOW64\iesysprep.dll on your machine?
yes
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09 Apr 2013   #488
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iamjim View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Is C:\Windows\SysWOW64\iesysprep.dll on your machine?
yes
Internet explorer 10?
Please export registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\Sysprep and post it
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09 Apr 2013   #489
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iamjim View Post
This is a really useful article, but . . .

When I try to use sysprep on my Windows 7 machine I get the error below. I disabled WMPNetworkSvc as suggested in the writeup. I confess I haven't read all 500 posts in this thread but I've googled the web and used the three or four suggestions I found for fixing this problem, but none worked. I suggest someone add a list of known fixes for this problem to the main article in the area where disabling WMPNetworkSvc was suggested
The most typical reason for your error message is that the Windows is upgraded. An upgraded Windows cannot be sysprepped.

This means that if you have for instance in-place upgraded Vista to Seven, or using Anytime Upgrade upgraded for instance a Home Premium to Ultimate, you cannot sysprep. Notice that a repair install is also an upgrade install, so if you have ever done a repair install (= in-place upgrade to same edition), you cannot sysprep.

Kari
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