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09 Apr 2013   #490
Kaktussoft

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

When I try to use sysprep on my Win7 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
Most likely a IE10 problem!
Sysprep Fatal Error With IE 10 (FIX) | System Administration

Easy to fix, but you have to do it as user SYSTEM. Can be be done by doing
  1. start an elevated command pormpt
  2. run: psexec -i -s regedit (this runs regedit as user system, otherwise you cannot modify the values mentioned in url above)
  3. modify the 3 values (replace syswow64 by system32). Read carefully!! there's more to change
  4. close the command prompt. Now try to sysprep. I attach psexec.exe
Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\Sysprep\Cleanup
Locate: Value Name {EC9FE15D-99DD-4FB9-90D5-5B56E42A0F80} Value Data C:\Windows\SysWOW64\iesysprep.dll,Sysprep_Cleanup_IE
Replace the value with: C:\Windows\System32\iesysprep.dll,Sysprep_Cleanup_IE
Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\Sysprep\Generalize
Locate: Value Name {EC9FE15D-99DD-4FB9-90D5-CE53C91AB9A1} Value Data C:\Windows\SysWOW64\iesysprep.dll,Sysprep_Generalize_IE
Replace the value with: C:\Windows\System32\iesysprep.dll,Sysprep_Cleanup_IE
Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\Sysprep\Specialize
Locate: Value Name {EC9FE15D-99DD-4FB9-90D5-676C338DC1DA} Value Data C:\Windows\SysWOW64\iesysprep.dll,Sysprep_Cleanup_IE
Replace the value with: C:\Windows\System32\iesysprep.dll,Sysprep_Cleanup_IE


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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09 Apr 2013   #491
iamjim

Win7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Yes. I have IE version 10


Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\Sysprep]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\Sysprep\Cleanup]
"{67196725-a666-73a6-a048-412e48a3b856}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\spopk.dll,Sysprep_Clean_Opk"
"{1e7f4452-a4b4-5a32-d01e-70397b096ced}"="sqmapi.dll,SqmSysprepCleanup"
"{2c8a362b-4dc1-38b9-c4d8-ce732ddcc48e}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\wevtapi.dll,EvtIntSysprepCleanup"
"{86297dc3-52b0-7d4e-f9a8-572bb66ac5ae}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\LangCleanupSysprepAction.dll,Sysprep_Generalize_MUILangCleanup"
"{03513543-c453-2e4f-3200-c2f12d89732a}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\shsetup.dll,Sysprep_Cleanup_Shell"
"{1f954290-a3bd-7c6b-ac99-fda4b6fe1603}"="wer.dll,WerSysprepCleanup"
"{67011352-10f6-73b5-0c1b-833a374ea884}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\spnet.dll,Sysprep_Clean_Net"
"{d9d03ab7-c7a6-4587-1dcd-fb0609f92d84}"="C:\\Windows\\system32\\capisp.dll,CryptoSysPrep_Clean"
"{79b40229-f48c-7547-16d3-ec814bdc5adc}"="C:\\Windows\\system32\\msdtcprx.dll,SysPrepDtcCleanup"
"{352676dd-145f-cf4f-feb3-aa882aa02408}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\mssrch.dll,MSSrch_SysPrep_Cleanup"
"{f9e8597e-e3f1-9942-5fbc-2ce1ce25c0e2}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\sysmain.dll,PfSvSysprepCleanup"
"{ccf004d0-c18e-a2d4-b4ea-08ccb5259f11}"="srcore.dll,SysprepCleanup"
"{de7df4f0-0ce9-ca23-6049-1807de6941d3}"="drmv2clt.dll,Sysprep"
"{9733bd0b-72a8-af29-76ba-be8ae2c8be6f}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\spwinsat.dll,Sysprep_Clean_WinSAT"
"{b4db0c88-1c6a-c5e8-f385-df67f3f1f575}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\tapisysprep,TapiSysPrepClean"
"{e0053bef-049c-9ba1-e7db-793f9e538edd}"="C:\\Program Files\\Common Files\\Microsoft Shared\\Ink\\IpsMigrationPlugin.dll,Sysprep_Cleanup_IPS"
"{EC9FE15D-99DD-4FB9-90D5-5B56E42A0F80}"="C:\\Windows\\SysWOW64\\iesysprep.dll,Sysprep_Cleanup_IE"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\Sysprep\Generalize]
"{67196725-a666-73a6-07bd-00f3276e41cf}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\spopk.dll,Sysprep_Generalize_Opk"
"{899480af-8f8b-16c1-58aa-df121c7314ed}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\reagent.dll,WinRE_Generalize"
"{8bc7dae9-655e-8ca5-d3d1-771286930ef6}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\wuaueng.dll,GeneralizeForImaging"
"{1e7f4452-a4b4-5a32-5cc0-12a85b132913}"="sqmapi.dll,SqmSysprepGeneralize"
"{d0c365cf-6d23-9db2-b74d-4e1efd035af7}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\sppnp.dll,Sysprep_Generalize_Pnp"
"{960b724d-0479-6dd8-0470-6c42dc9b8f85}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\iphlpsvc.dll,IphlpsvcSysprepGeneralize"
"{243bb634-be68-0139-f4c8-f1c87dade9d7}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\setup\\tssysprep.dll,LSMSysPrepBackup"
"{df593d24-f963-8be2-86d6-c722da22bf5b}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\setup\\tssysprep.dll,RdpSysPrepGeneralize"
"{03513543-c453-2e4f-5ee6-b970cace3cd8}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\shsetup.dll,Sysprep_Generalize_Shell"
"{1f954290-a3bd-7c6b-2062-3fd9d1266740}"="wer.dll,WerSysprepGeneralize"
"{4840d621-1b47-334f-b1a6-321233838362}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\dhcpcsvc.dll,DhcpClient_Generalize"
"{67011352-10f6-73b5-85e9-6064e10071b9}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\spnet.dll,Sysprep_Generalize_Net"
"{3aa3f98d-491f-7656-533f-7db889fff253}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\slc.dll,SLReArmWindows"
"{d9d03ab7-c7a6-4587-c28d-ccc47a787790}"="C:\\Windows\\system32\\capisp.dll,CAPISysPrep_Generalize"
"{6a6b0fac-5606-6e68-410d-e7bf974f5136}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\spbcd.dll,Sysprep_Generalize_Bcd"
"{8fd6ce7c-4301-d490-719b-d787d2bde1cd}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\nlmsprep.dll,NetworkListManager_Generalize"
"{79b40229-f48c-7547-1eb2-96b7091aa28f}"="C:\\Windows\\system32\\msdtcprx.dll,SysPrepDtcGeneralize"
"{8dde3abb-19cb-88f8-4e07-05c697cc2872}"="RacEngn.dll,RacSysprepGeneralize"
"{20b6ca3b-166d-4e8d-af73-72df2987e480}"="msmmsp.dll,MountMgr_Generalize"
"{71e01f6c-a271-b3b1-05f0-8c48a330cb4c}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\winshfhc.dll,MRTComponent_Generalize"
"{ccf004d0-c18e-a2d4-ee22-e585dac90889}"="srcore.dll,SysprepGeneralize"
"{b636fa27-124f-6436-6a6f-2fe2739a2b89}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\AuxiliaryDisplayClassInstaller.dll,WindowsSideShow_Sysprep_Generalize"
"{EC9FE15D-99DD-4FB9-90D5-CE53C91AB9A1}"="C:\\Windows\\SysWOW64\\iesysprep.dll,Sysprep_Generalize_IE"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\Sysprep\Settings]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\Sysprep\Settings\sppnp]
"DoNotCleanUpNonPresentDevices"=dword:00000000
"PersistAllDeviceInstalls"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\Sysprep\Specialize]
"{67196725-a666-73a6-f6ab-3497d0a40953}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\spopk.dll,Sysprep_Specialize_Opk"
"{1e7f4452-a4b4-5a32-23c7-60544b9fbb46}"="sqmapi.dll,SqmSysprepSpecialize"
"{d0c365cf-6d23-9db2-a63c-82c27e3d227b}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\sppnp.dll,Sysprep_Specialize_Pnp"
"{f2cc75b9-d402-9402-88bf-66c14455b53b}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\scecli.dll,SceSysPrep"
"{6df51e09-336f-ea94-0218-900956130400}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\setup\\tssysprep.dll,RCMSysPrepRestore"
"{243bb634-be68-0139-2848-d06e242bc47b}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\setup\\tssysprep.dll,LSMSysPrepRestore"
"{c6f34f3e-6ff5-8e21-4561-c2be81045f3e}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\oobe\\winsetup.dll,SpSetupOnlineSettingsSpecialize"
"{df593d24-f963-8be2-2e23-229f6b9bef89}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\setup\\tssysprep.dll,RdpSysPrepRestore"
"{03513543-c453-2e4f-0753-7a178cea9807}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\shsetup.dll,Sysprep_Specialize_Shell"
"{1f954290-a3bd-7c6b-71c7-f5472ac291e2}"="wer.dll,WerSysprepSpecialize"
"{ee629431-b0b8-b5bf-594c-604cd9837b21}"="C:\\Windows\\system32\\catsrvut.dll,SysprepComplus"
"{d9d03ab7-c7a6-4587-b30d-046ffeeb096e}"="C:\\Windows\\system32\\capisp.dll,CryptoSysPrep_Specialize"
"{6a6b0fac-5606-6e68-30fc-1a64408619ba}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\spbcd.dll,Sysprep_Specialize_Bcd"
"{79b40229-f48c-7547-35a2-cee9227ca977}"="C:\\Windows\\system32\\msdtcprx.dll,SysPrepDtcSpecialize"
"{8dde3abb-19cb-88f8-9f6c-bb34f0675314}"="RacEngn.dll,RacSysprepSpecialize"
"{b2bcbf98-0698-50af-2dd3-55500a4d8173}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\aecache.dll,Sysprep_Clean_AECache"
"{27134efe-69d3-9b47-dd9d-054d61ca886d}"="fthsvc.dll,FthSysprepSpecialize"
"{97134f37-94aa-b706-1323-32a78266ef5a}"="radardt.dll,RdrSysprepSpecialize"
"{b7124681-dafe-6f39-7452-7905c40bdf5f}"="DDACLSys.dll,DDACLSys_Specialize"
"{EC9FE15D-99DD-4FB9-90D5-676C338DC1DA}"="C:\\Windows\\SysWOW64\\iesysprep.dll,Sysprep_Specialize_IE"
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Apr 2013   #492
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Make the 3 syswow64 strings: System32
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iamjim View Post
Yes. I have IE version 10


Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\Sysprep]
 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\Sysprep\Cleanup]
"{67196725-a666-73a6-a048-412e48a3b856}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\spopk.dll,Sysprep_Clean_Opk"
"{1e7f4452-a4b4-5a32-d01e-70397b096ced}"="sqmapi.dll,SqmSysprepCleanup"
"{2c8a362b-4dc1-38b9-c4d8-ce732ddcc48e}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\wevtapi.dll,EvtIntSysprepCleanup"
"{86297dc3-52b0-7d4e-f9a8-572bb66ac5ae}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\LangCleanupSysprepAction.dll,Sysprep_Generalize_MUILangCleanup"
"{03513543-c453-2e4f-3200-c2f12d89732a}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\shsetup.dll,Sysprep_Cleanup_Shell"
"{1f954290-a3bd-7c6b-ac99-fda4b6fe1603}"="wer.dll,WerSysprepCleanup"
"{67011352-10f6-73b5-0c1b-833a374ea884}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\spnet.dll,Sysprep_Clean_Net"
"{d9d03ab7-c7a6-4587-1dcd-fb0609f92d84}"="C:\\Windows\\system32\\capisp.dll,CryptoSysPrep_Clean"
"{79b40229-f48c-7547-16d3-ec814bdc5adc}"="C:\\Windows\\system32\\msdtcprx.dll,SysPrepDtcCleanup"
"{352676dd-145f-cf4f-feb3-aa882aa02408}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\mssrch.dll,MSSrch_SysPrep_Cleanup"
"{f9e8597e-e3f1-9942-5fbc-2ce1ce25c0e2}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\sysmain.dll,PfSvSysprepCleanup"
"{ccf004d0-c18e-a2d4-b4ea-08ccb5259f11}"="srcore.dll,SysprepCleanup"
"{de7df4f0-0ce9-ca23-6049-1807de6941d3}"="drmv2clt.dll,Sysprep"
"{9733bd0b-72a8-af29-76ba-be8ae2c8be6f}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\spwinsat.dll,Sysprep_Clean_WinSAT"
"{b4db0c88-1c6a-c5e8-f385-df67f3f1f575}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\tapisysprep,TapiSysPrepClean"
"{e0053bef-049c-9ba1-e7db-793f9e538edd}"="C:\\Program Files\\Common Files\\Microsoft Shared\\Ink\\IpsMigrationPlugin.dll,Sysprep_Cleanup_IPS"
"{EC9FE15D-99DD-4FB9-90D5-5B56E42A0F80}"="C:\\Windows\\SysWOW64\\iesysprep.dll,Sysprep_Cleanup_IE"
 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\Sysprep\Generalize]
"{67196725-a666-73a6-07bd-00f3276e41cf}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\spopk.dll,Sysprep_Generalize_Opk"
"{899480af-8f8b-16c1-58aa-df121c7314ed}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\reagent.dll,WinRE_Generalize"
"{8bc7dae9-655e-8ca5-d3d1-771286930ef6}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\wuaueng.dll,GeneralizeForImaging"
"{1e7f4452-a4b4-5a32-5cc0-12a85b132913}"="sqmapi.dll,SqmSysprepGeneralize"
"{d0c365cf-6d23-9db2-b74d-4e1efd035af7}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\sppnp.dll,Sysprep_Generalize_Pnp"
"{960b724d-0479-6dd8-0470-6c42dc9b8f85}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\iphlpsvc.dll,IphlpsvcSysprepGeneralize"
"{243bb634-be68-0139-f4c8-f1c87dade9d7}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\setup\\tssysprep.dll,LSMSysPrepBackup"
"{df593d24-f963-8be2-86d6-c722da22bf5b}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\setup\\tssysprep.dll,RdpSysPrepGeneralize"
"{03513543-c453-2e4f-5ee6-b970cace3cd8}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\shsetup.dll,Sysprep_Generalize_Shell"
"{1f954290-a3bd-7c6b-2062-3fd9d1266740}"="wer.dll,WerSysprepGeneralize"
"{4840d621-1b47-334f-b1a6-321233838362}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\dhcpcsvc.dll,DhcpClient_Generalize"
"{67011352-10f6-73b5-85e9-6064e10071b9}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\spnet.dll,Sysprep_Generalize_Net"
"{3aa3f98d-491f-7656-533f-7db889fff253}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\slc.dll,SLReArmWindows"
"{d9d03ab7-c7a6-4587-c28d-ccc47a787790}"="C:\\Windows\\system32\\capisp.dll,CAPISysPrep_Generalize"
"{6a6b0fac-5606-6e68-410d-e7bf974f5136}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\spbcd.dll,Sysprep_Generalize_Bcd"
"{8fd6ce7c-4301-d490-719b-d787d2bde1cd}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\nlmsprep.dll,NetworkListManager_Generalize"
"{79b40229-f48c-7547-1eb2-96b7091aa28f}"="C:\\Windows\\system32\\msdtcprx.dll,SysPrepDtcGeneralize"
"{8dde3abb-19cb-88f8-4e07-05c697cc2872}"="RacEngn.dll,RacSysprepGeneralize"
"{20b6ca3b-166d-4e8d-af73-72df2987e480}"="msmmsp.dll,MountMgr_Generalize"
"{71e01f6c-a271-b3b1-05f0-8c48a330cb4c}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\winshfhc.dll,MRTComponent_Generalize"
"{ccf004d0-c18e-a2d4-ee22-e585dac90889}"="srcore.dll,SysprepGeneralize"
"{b636fa27-124f-6436-6a6f-2fe2739a2b89}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\AuxiliaryDisplayClassInstaller.dll,WindowsSideShow_Sysprep_Generalize"
"{EC9FE15D-99DD-4FB9-90D5-CE53C91AB9A1}"="C:\\Windows\\SysWOW64\\iesysprep.dll,Sysprep_Generalize_IE"
 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\Sysprep\Settings]
 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\Sysprep\Settings\sppnp]
"DoNotCleanUpNonPresentDevices"=dword:00000000
"PersistAllDeviceInstalls"=dword:00000000
 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\Sysprep\Specialize]
"{67196725-a666-73a6-f6ab-3497d0a40953}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\spopk.dll,Sysprep_Specialize_Opk"
"{1e7f4452-a4b4-5a32-23c7-60544b9fbb46}"="sqmapi.dll,SqmSysprepSpecialize"
"{d0c365cf-6d23-9db2-a63c-82c27e3d227b}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\sppnp.dll,Sysprep_Specialize_Pnp"
"{f2cc75b9-d402-9402-88bf-66c14455b53b}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\scecli.dll,SceSysPrep"
"{6df51e09-336f-ea94-0218-900956130400}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\setup\\tssysprep.dll,RCMSysPrepRestore"
"{243bb634-be68-0139-2848-d06e242bc47b}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\setup\\tssysprep.dll,LSMSysPrepRestore"
"{c6f34f3e-6ff5-8e21-4561-c2be81045f3e}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\oobe\\winsetup.dll,SpSetupOnlineSettingsSpecialize"
"{df593d24-f963-8be2-2e23-229f6b9bef89}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\setup\\tssysprep.dll,RdpSysPrepRestore"
"{03513543-c453-2e4f-0753-7a178cea9807}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\shsetup.dll,Sysprep_Specialize_Shell"
"{1f954290-a3bd-7c6b-71c7-f5472ac291e2}"="wer.dll,WerSysprepSpecialize"
"{ee629431-b0b8-b5bf-594c-604cd9837b21}"="C:\\Windows\\system32\\catsrvut.dll,SysprepComplus"
"{d9d03ab7-c7a6-4587-b30d-046ffeeb096e}"="C:\\Windows\\system32\\capisp.dll,CryptoSysPrep_Specialize"
"{6a6b0fac-5606-6e68-30fc-1a64408619ba}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\spbcd.dll,Sysprep_Specialize_Bcd"
"{79b40229-f48c-7547-35a2-cee9227ca977}"="C:\\Windows\\system32\\msdtcprx.dll,SysPrepDtcSpecialize"
"{8dde3abb-19cb-88f8-9f6c-bb34f0675314}"="RacEngn.dll,RacSysprepSpecialize"
"{b2bcbf98-0698-50af-2dd3-55500a4d8173}"="C:\\Windows\\System32\\aecache.dll,Sysprep_Clean_AECache"
"{27134efe-69d3-9b47-dd9d-054d61ca886d}"="fthsvc.dll,FthSysprepSpecialize"
"{97134f37-94aa-b706-1323-32a78266ef5a}"="radardt.dll,RdrSysprepSpecialize"
"{b7124681-dafe-6f39-7452-7905c40bdf5f}"="DDACLSys.dll,DDACLSys_Specialize"
"{EC9FE15D-99DD-4FB9-90D5-676C338DC1DA}"="C:\\Windows\\SysWOW64\\iesysprep.dll,Sysprep_Specialize_IE"
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Apr 2013   #493
iamjim

Win7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
The most typical reason for your error message is that the Windows is upgraded. An upgraded Windows cannot be sysprepped.
Mine was a fresh install, not an upgrade.

Quote:
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.
I have never done a repair install on my current instance of Win7
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

09 Apr 2013   #494
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 Kari View Post
The most typical reason for your error message is that the Windows is upgraded. An upgraded Windows cannot be sysprepped.
Mine was a fresh install, not an upgrade.

Quote:
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.
I have never done a repair install on my current instance of Win7
Did you already do #490 ? Or is it to difficult? Post registry key again afterwards. And try to sysprep after changing the 3 values
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Apr 2013   #495
iamjim

Win7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

[QUOTE=Kaktussoft;2358482]
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
Easy to fix, but you have to do it as user SYSTEM. Can be be done by doing
  1. start an elevated command pormpt
I don't know what that means
What is an elevated command prompt?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Apr 2013   #496
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
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post


Easy to fix, but you have to do it as user SYSTEM. Can be be done by doing
  1. start an elevated command pormpt
I don't know what that means
What is an elevated command prompt?
It's a command prompt with admin rights Elevated Command Prompt
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Apr 2013   #497
iamjim

Win7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I understand now. I had to do that to run sysprep.

Assuming this works when sysprep works it takes off and immediately does the deed -- is that correct? If so, I will want to do a backup before trying again.
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09 Apr 2013   #498
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iamjim View Post
I understand now. I had to do that to run sysprep.

Assuming this works when sysprep works it takes off and immediately does the deed -- is that correct? If so, I will want to do a backup before trying again.
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Yes if you sysprep... sysprep does its job when pressing OK. Backup is always a good thing to do.
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09 Apr 2013   #499
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I've done the registry changes, so it may be a while before I see you again. I can't thank you enough for all your help.
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