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


02 Jan 2011   #509
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 
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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10 Apr 2013   #510
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

Repair install as described in this tutorial is considered as an in-place upgrade, so if you have repaired Windows by booting with install media and re-installed on top of existing system keeping your apps and files, you can no longer sysprep.


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11 Apr 2013   #511
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by churin View Post
I believe I never run In-Place upgrade to repair Windows 7. I run "Repair" many times after booting to Windows 7 setup DVD. Whatever the reason, it appears that I cannot use sysprep.
I guess there is no way around it.
#504 and #506
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13 Apr 2013   #512
kendoori

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Worked for me, except got stuck [Solved]

Followed instructions, but got stuck at a prompt: "Windows could not complete the installation. To install Windows on this computer, restart the installation." Was not able to get passed this until I saw this post. This worked for me.

Sysprep a Windows 7 Machine - Start to Finish - Brian Lee Jackson
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17 Apr 2013   #513
Herefordquattro

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Trying to transfer HD to new MB but getting dreaded "a fatal error occurred while trying to sysprep the machine"

Tried stopping wMPnetworksvc but that doesn't do it, googled a bit and ended up fiddling with cleanup state and geleralization state values in system registry but that did nought.

These are the error logs

2013-04-17 19:55:47, Error [0x0f0085] SYSPRP LaunchDll:Could not load DLL C:\Windows\SysWOW64\iesysprep.dll[gle=0x000000c1]
2013-04-17 19:55:47, Error [0x0f0070] SYSPRP RunExternalDlls:An error occurred while running registry sysprep DLLs, halting sysprep execution. dwRet = 193[gle=0x000000c1]
2013-04-17 19:55:47, Error [0x0f00a8] SYSPRP WinMain:Hit failure while processing sysprep cleanup providers; hr = 0x800700c1[gle=0x000000c1]

Can anyone help please
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17 Apr 2013   #514
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Herefordquattro View Post
Trying to transfer HD to new MB but getting dreaded "a fatal error occurred while trying to sysprep the machine"

Tried stopping wMPnetworksvc but that doesn't do it, googled a bit and ended up fiddling with cleanup state and geleralization state values in system registry but that did nought.

These are the error logs

2013-04-17 19:55:47, Error [0x0f0085] SYSPRP LaunchDll:Could not load DLL C:\Windows\SysWOW64\iesysprep.dll[gle=0x000000c1]
2013-04-17 19:55:47, Error [0x0f0070] SYSPRP RunExternalDlls:An error occurred while running registry sysprep DLLs, halting sysprep execution. dwRet = 193[gle=0x000000c1]
2013-04-17 19:55:47, Error [0x0f00a8] SYSPRP WinMain:Hit failure while processing sysprep cleanup providers; hr = 0x800700c1[gle=0x000000c1]

Can anyone help please
It's because you have IE10!!
Do this Sysprep Fatal Error With IE 10 (FIX) | System Administration
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17 Apr 2013   #515
Herefordquattro

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Herefordquattro View Post
Trying to transfer HD to new MB but getting dreaded "a fatal error occurred while trying to sysprep the machine"

Tried stopping wMPnetworksvc but that doesn't do it, googled a bit and ended up fiddling with cleanup state and geleralization state values in system registry but that did nought.

These are the error logs

2013-04-17 19:55:47, Error [0x0f0085] SYSPRP LaunchDll:Could not load DLL C:\Windows\SysWOW64\iesysprep.dll[gle=0x000000c1]
2013-04-17 19:55:47, Error [0x0f0070] SYSPRP RunExternalDlls:An error occurred while running registry sysprep DLLs, halting sysprep execution. dwRet = 193[gle=0x000000c1]
2013-04-17 19:55:47, Error [0x0f00a8] SYSPRP WinMain:Hit failure while processing sysprep cleanup providers; hr = 0x800700c1[gle=0x000000c1]

Can anyone help please
It's because you have IE10!!
Do this Sysprep Fatal Error With IE 10 (FIX) | System Administration
Thanks, but...

"Cannot edit the reg value"

Be gentle I am a noob

Edit: sorted the permission now
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17 Apr 2013   #516
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Herefordquattro View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Herefordquattro View Post
Trying to transfer HD to new MB but getting dreaded "a fatal error occurred while trying to sysprep the machine"

Tried stopping wMPnetworksvc but that doesn't do it, googled a bit and ended up fiddling with cleanup state and geleralization state values in system registry but that did nought.

These are the error logs

2013-04-17 19:55:47, Error [0x0f0085] SYSPRP LaunchDll:Could not load DLL C:\Windows\SysWOW64\iesysprep.dll[gle=0x000000c1]
2013-04-17 19:55:47, Error [0x0f0070] SYSPRP RunExternalDlls:An error occurred while running registry sysprep DLLs, halting sysprep execution. dwRet = 193[gle=0x000000c1]
2013-04-17 19:55:47, Error [0x0f00a8] SYSPRP WinMain:Hit failure while processing sysprep cleanup providers; hr = 0x800700c1[gle=0x000000c1]

Can anyone help please
It's because you have IE10!!
Do this Sysprep Fatal Error With IE 10 (FIX) | System Administration
Thanks, but...

"Cannot edit the reg value"

Be gentle I am a noob
put psexec.exe in folder c:\windows\system32
psexec can be found on http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/s...rnals/bb897553
Now open an elevated command prompt Elevated Command Prompt

Now type:
Code:
psexec -i -s regedit
Now regedit opens? It runs as user system. Can you edit the values now?
New 3 values must be C:\Windows\System32\iesysprep.dll,Sysprep_Cleanup_IE
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17 Apr 2013   #517
Herefordquattro

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

All sorted now thanks. I just changed the permission on each line to allow administrator full control of reg entries.

Sysprep has finally run after 2 hours of messing about.

All shut down and ready for new z77 board.

Thanks again. What a great forum
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24 Apr 2013   #518
EM2

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Just thought I would chime in.
I decided to give this a shot even tough I have an upgraded version, worst that would happen is that I lose time.
After I disabled WMP networking it worked flawlessly. I moved my hdd into a brand new computer and It booted up fine.
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24 Apr 2013   #519
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

You got sysprep to work in an upgraded Windows without issues?

Nice!
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