13 mai 2013

Attempting to Sysprep a Virtual Machine with IE10 fails

We just received word from one of our support engineers working on the front-lines that some customers are reporting problems wherein Sysprep fails on Virtual Machines that have IE10 on them. The issue is not a VMware bug, it’s an Registry location problem, but customers might still reach for the phone to call us first. We thought we’d try and get the word out today to try and save you some steps (and time). The problem manifests itself when you attempt to Sysprep a Virtual Machine that has IE10 on it.  In the Sysprep... [Lire la suite]
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20 août 2010

What happens when you Sysprep a system running Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2?

I got asked this question a couple of weeks ago – and I did not know the answer.  After a bit of investigation – I now know the answer – and thought I would take the time to share it with the world (if you do not know what Sysprep is – go and read this first).  The short answer is: Everything just works. The long answer is as follows: Prior to Window Server 2008 R2 (namely in Windows Server 2008) you could run into a couple of problems.  In Windows Server 2008 R2 we have implemented a Sysprep provider to ensure... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2010

The Essential Guide to Creating and Cloning Virtual Machine Images

As you probably know by now, Microsoft-based operating systems use SIDs (Security IDs) that are generated as part of the initial setup of Windows. If you have more than one computer with the same SID, this could cause problems, and cloning a computer (either physical or virtual) without re-generating this SID can cause SID duplication. Please read the following article if you need to learn more about this issue: Do not disk duplicate installed versions of Windows http://support.microsoft.com/kb/162001 --> The rest is all... [Lire la suite]
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