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sounds pretty strange. 0 Poblano OP Tommy8732 May 25, 2012 at 1:06 UTC Ghost uses the sysprep file when creating the image from the model computer. I beleive the blog that Denis is talking about is http://blogs.technet.com/b/markrussinovich/archive/2009/11/03/3291024.aspx Mark is pretty clear on the role of SIDs. Let's do it now, see the next post. IKEA Netanya Build-up End to end design and implementation of the IT Infrastructure for new IKEA Store in Netanya, Israel IKEA Haifa Build-Up End to end design and implementation of the http://olivettipc.com/problems-with/problems-with-ghost-recon-and-the-sum-of-all-fears.html

About Advertising Privacy Terms Help Sitemap Join millions of IT pros like you Log in to Spiceworks Reset community password Agree to Terms of Service Connect with Or Sign up with Oops, something's wrong below. However, where I've been working they simply build a machine then use Ghost to create an image. If the computer is joined to a domain, Sysprep removes it from the domain.

About Advertising Privacy Terms Help Sitemap Join millions of IT pros like you Log in to Spiceworks Reset community password Agree to Terms of Service Connect with Or Sign up with Skip this step if the computer is not a member of a Windows domain. WTF [HomeImprovement] by kherr397. Regardless of which way you go the target machine will need a unique name.

it does matter - it's the unique name for each device (in the same way IP is used instead of the host name as the unique identifier).   Hope this helps References"Ghost compatibility with Windows 2000." at: http://service1.symantec.com/support/ghost.nsf/docid/2000020908463825 "Ghost and SysPrep command-line arguments." at: http://service1.symantec.com/support/ghost.nsf/docid/2003040812414925 "Computer stops responding after restoring a Windows XP image to it." at: http://service1.symantec.com/support/ghost.nsf/docid/2002090614293125 "Cannot save an image share edited Oct 22 '12 at 17:14 Chris S 70.7k890185 answered Sep 8 '09 at 0:41 Nick Kavadias 9,77372743 I've been using NewSID for some time with great success. Skip this step if you are using a consumer version of Ghost.

When you add driver files for devices that will be attached to the client computers, such as network interface cards or hard drives that are not on the model computer, then Note: To configure Sysprep to assign a computer name that you specify or to randomly assign a computer name, edit the ComputerName entry in the file Sysprep.inf. Note: You will need to follow Microsoft documentation for creating configurations for the Vista version of Microsoft Sysprep which requires use of the Windows Automated Installation Kit. I had this issue before when trying to Automatically change the hostname..

Newsid is available on this very thread on a post from me earlier... To create a Sysprep configuration to be used with Ghost Obtain the Sysprep files and save them to a folder on the hard disk. See the section "Creating Sysprep configurations." To assign a Ghost name to each Sysprep configuration Open the Ghost Console. Re-read the last part of my post, I just edited it.The problem is windows actually not loading at all, no xp nor vista.Anyways, BCDEDIT I BELIEVE does not let you change

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  6. Ghost creates the image file and copies any necessary Sysprep files to the image file.
  7. If only a few computers, it's OK to do that.
  8. it's part of the sysinternals suite.   Best practice is to sysprep each machine - but hopefully this can save you a bit.
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sysprep is at c:\sysprep I use the minisetup so it fills in all that information from a text file then it deletes the folder. You may get a better answer to your question by starting a new discussion. If you cloned the Windows, they would have the same SID and may cause many problems when both computers are in the same domain. and the Ghost Console to create the image file before rolling it out, do not run Sysprep.

Only the window for Image Dump includes the Sysprep tab. check over here No ntldr boot, either, if bootmgr calls ntldr.TRY THIS: Got a floppy drive? Note: Though the above link to Windows 2003 Sysprep is the same as the link to the Windows XP Service Pack 2 version, the document Windows XP Service Pack 2 Deployment Click OK, and then OK again.

it would reboot continuously. Solution Sysprep is a Microsoft utility that prepares a computer for cloning (imaging) and customization. This information is a suggestion only and is not intended to replace information from Microsoft. his comment is here Also, check any services related to Ghost that may be autostarting with the machine, the services may be what is telling it to go down for reboot.   0

You can only use this version of Sysprep on Windows XP installations. no bootmgr boot. Alternatively, make sure the uninstalled drivers are available on the destination computer at first run, so Plug and Play can detect and install the drivers.

You can run Sysprep on a standalone server.

Restart the computers. Sysprep versions Windows 2000 There are four different versions of Sysprep provided with Windows 2000. What can happen if you don't sysprep? Ghost does not require that this folder be on the root of the C drive.

If you run Sysprep manually, Windows might require this folder to be on the root of the C drive. But Microsoft have refused to support any method of SID change other than Sysprep. 0 Jalapeno OP Mapitchou Aug 25, 2011 at 10:31 UTC Sorry, I mist it.  On domains you won't see it as much but it can still lead to issues with head-scratching related to file ownership/ACL's. –Bart Silverstrim Sep 8 '09 at 1:57 1 Domain weblink But wait, don't start cloning a disk now.

Cloning, the name has already described what it does. This avoids having to activate each time a new image is copied... –Dscoduc Sep 8 '09 at 21:34 Oh yeah, if you call up Microsoft Support and mention that After running Sysprep, do not restart the computer into Windows. Do the following: Install and configure applications on the model computer.

hard drive as opposed to PXE boot or alternate boot media). So I'll try without any sysprep at all. · actions · 2007-Jul-31 12:03 pm · NyQuil Kid8f The Nyquil Kidjoin:2001-01-06Brick, NJ

NyQuil Kid Member 2007-Jul-31 1:49 pm I was hoping that Restarting the computer into Windows at this time causes Windows to rebuild its Plug-and-Play database on the model computer instead of on the client computer. Classroom Controversy How to add a single line vertical space to list of figures?

The Sysprep files must include Sysprep.exe and Setupcl.exe. If I was working with something like classrooms I would definitely use a more automated method. share answered Sep 7 '09 at 22:27 Keith Stokes 86757 But, what issues does that cause.