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Windows 7: Windows Media Player defaults to Welcome Screen after SYSPREP Windows7

17 Jul 2010   #1

Windows Media Player defaults to Welcome Screen after SYSPREP Windows7

Anyone know a way round this?

I've setup Windows Media Player how I want, and then use Sysprep with the copyprofile option ticked to copy all settings to default user.

When an end user logs into the Windows 7 PC and they go to click on Windows Media Player, they get the "Welcome to Media Player" screen and have to go to configure settings etc.

Why are they not saved or copied across with sysprep?

Any ideas?


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17 Jul 2010   #2

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

Those settings are user settings, when you sysprep it clears away users and there settings.
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19 Jul 2010   #3


But the user Administrator is the one my settings were setup for, using sysprep it should copy over all the settings from the Administrator as per the copyprofile option in sysprep. Where are the settings kept and can they be copied over to default user?
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27 Jul 2010   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64

Same problem. Windows 7 Pro X64, All other settings are transferring to the Default user profile without any trouble after resealing system with OOBE option. However Windows Media Player goes right back to defaults. Have you found a solution?
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 Windows Media Player defaults to Welcome Screen after SYSPREP Windows7

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