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The logfile for sysprep is located in %systemroot%\System32\Sysprep\Panther and named Setuperr.log.

If an answer file is used during installation it will be saved and used when sysprep is run.

After installing IE10, sysprep fails with error

For error SYSPRP LaunchDll:Could not load DLL C:\Windows\SysWOW64\iesysprep.dll[gle=0x000000c1] see technet post.

WIM imaging

ImageX has be replaced by DISM, which is part of the ADK and can be downloaded from Microsoft's download center.


Dism /Capture-Image /Compress:maximum /ImageFile:c:\windows-partition.wim /CaptureDir:F:\ /Name:"Windows partition"

Mount and unmount WIM

dism /mount-image /imagefile:c:\win7\sources\install.wim /index:1 /mountdir:c:\temp2

dism /unmount-wim /mountdir:c:\temp2 /commit
dism /unmount-wim /mountdir:c:\temp2 /discard
windows/windows_deployment.txt · Last modified: 2013/11/26 14:38 (external edit)