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Windows 7: Deploying Windows 7 using the Automated Installation Kit

16 Jul 2014   #1

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Deploying Windows 7 using the Automated Installation Kit


I am a system builder and I'm planning on selling them. I decided to buy Windows 7 OEM licences for these machines and preinstall them using the Windows Automated Installation Kit, which I am required to use as stated by the System Builders licence. However, I have never used the WAIK before.

Can someone tell me where do I download it and how to use it?
Thanks in advance.

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16 Jul 2014   #2


Check out this walkthrough tutorial: Windows 7 Image - Customize in Audit Mode with Sysprep. There are two explaining videos, too, check out at least the shorter one.

It might not be exactly what you want to but it gives you an idea, shows how to use WAIK and where to get it. The main purpose of WAIK as told in this tutorial is to create a so called unattended answer file, to be used with Windows System Preparation Tool (Sysprep) to create a customized Windows image which can be then be deployed to any hardware.

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