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for writing this script. 'More info at http://frontslash.wordpress.com/2010/03/01/removing-internet-explorer-and-windows-media-player-from-taskbar/#comment-178 Option Explicit Const CSIDL_COMMON_PROGRAMS = &H17 Const CSIDL_PROGRAMS = &H2 Const CSIDL_STARTMENU = &HB Dim objShell, objFSO Dim objCurrentUserStartFolder Dim strCurrentUserStartFolderPath Dim objAllUsersProgramsFolder From reading over the KB, it seems it looks by default for the unattend.xml in the sysprep folder. Note: Make sure not to have copyprofile at all in the Unattend.xml used to create the reference image. You can set this up in the unattend file if you wanted to. Source

This is because it says that you need to have only 1 administrator account for CopyProfile to work. Creating multiple accounts might result in copying the wrong user profile as the default profile. Code: Option Explicit Dim objShell, objAllUsersProgramsFolder, strAllUsersProgramsPath, objFolder, objFolderItem, colVerbs, objVerb Const CSIDL_COMMON_PROGRAMS = &H17 Const CSIDL_PROGRAMS = &H2 Set objShell = CreateObject("Shell.Application") Set objAllUsersProgramsFolder = objShell.NameSpace(CSIDL_COMMON_PROGRAMS) strAllUsersProgramsPath = objAllUsersProgramsFolder.Self.Path Set For testing purposes, I did these customizations -- Set taskbar icons to small -- Install Mozilla Firefox and set custom homepage Ran sysgrep with the arguments /generalize /oobe /unattend:c:\copyprofile.xml (xml file Source

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You can, if you just edit the UAC GPO settings. Run sysprep /generalize /unattend:unattend.xml to copy the customized user profile settings over the default user profile.All subsequent user accounts that are created will have the customizations that you have set. Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Advanced Search Forum Microsoft Windows 7 exams true not working... + Reply to Thread Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Results 1

Some customizations to the default user profile are not copied, such as items pinned to the task bar. Just leaving this comment here as was a top result for my search, as had this problem too :) Friday, June 14, 2013 3:57 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in Quote Gaber Junior Member Join Date Feb 2010 Posts 19 03-16-201001:13 PM #4 Try copying your unattend file to c:\windows\system32\sysprep\panther If this still isn't working specify the exact file location Unattend.xml Example Quote phoeneous Go ping yourself...

How to see if a plugin is active When is it OK to take a newborn swimming? Copyprofile Windows 10 Direct Support Forums Technical O/S Deployment Sysprep and copyprofile + Post New Thread Results 1 to 12 of 12 O/S Deployment Thread, Sysprep and copyprofile in Technical; Playing around with sysprep from what I understand they are basically replicating the specific piece of what the SysPrep does when it does the CopyProfile without anything else. http://www.itninja.com/question/copy-profile-in-unattend-not-working For example, I installed Mozilla Firefox and set a custom homepage to test, and after sysgrep this data is lost as UserData folder is re-created.

Sysprep a Windows 7 Machine ? Windows 10 Customize Default Profile Seriously? Windows uses the default user profile as a template to assign a profile to each new user. Any sure fire ways of getting this to work (I've trawled the internet and the forums but there's no definitive answer that i've found) Only thing stopping me from finalising an

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Remove pinned taskbar items but allow user to pin. 2. http://superuser.com/questions/831778/sysgrep-and-copyprofile-true-not-actually-copying-profile-or-seems-to-be-doing-a Yup, tried it with 3 different dummy admin accounts. true The CopyProfile setting is processed before the built-in administrator account is deleted, so any customizations that you make should appear in the new user account profile, including the built-in administrator account Unattend.xml Copyprofile Sample So far so good I cant capture images and install without a problem.

Send PM 18th November 2011,11:25 AM #6 caffrey Join Date May 2010 Posts 2,030 Thank Post 245 Thanked 248 Times in 177 Posts Rep Power 137 Thanks for that, my this contact form At the same time, please verify the procedures when you prepare an image and copy profile according to the following KB: Title: How to customize the default local user profile Join Date Dec 2008 Location Console.WriteLine("Yo"); Posts 2,316 Certifications Pimp status 03-28-201007:03 PM #25 See my edit, I quoted the wrong text. In fact the only way i've got this to work is to use a 3rd party utility I was recommended to copy current profile to default (defprof) Altho i'm unsure as Donotcleantaskbar

Send PM 18th November 2011,04:22 PM #11 asilber Join Date Nov 2011 Location New York Posts 2 Thank Post 0 Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post Rep Power 0 Well Under 'Shortcuts', the Taskbar isnt an option for the path to delete an icon. Unfortunately, profile copy through sysprep has been something MS hasn't gotten exactly right, ever. http://genepsd.com/windows-10/need-help-getting-rid-of-second-copy-of-my-printer-in-device-list.html Create a local user that is part of the local administrator group i.e.

Don't quote me on this as I set this up over a year ago. Windows 10 Customize Default User Profile Join Date Dec 2008 Location Console.WriteLine("Yo"); Posts 2,316 Certifications Pimp status 03-16-201003:27 PM #5 Originally Posted by Gaber Try copying your unattend file to c:\windows\system32\sysprep\panther If this still isn't working specify Send PM 17th November 2011,02:06 PM #2 mbrunt Join Date Jul 2008 Location Merseyside Posts 307 Thank Post 17 Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts Rep Power 19 To be

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How to fine-tune hyphenation for mix of math and text Choosing socks for frequent switching cold-warm more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy Powered by vBulletin Copyright © 2017 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. Deploy the image. Microsoft-windows-shell-setup Set to true only if there are customizations made to the logged-on user profile that you need to apply to all new users.

Supposedly it works with whatever user is logged in when running sysprep. wtf is that all about? Join Date Dec 2008 Location Console.WriteLine("Yo"); Posts 2,316 Certifications Pimp status 03-27-201008:17 PM #20 Originally Posted by rwwest7 There are a few quirks, and this isn't "microsoft approved", but I've done Check This Out Quote phoeneous Go ping yourself...

Guess i'll just create a default image and just GPO the theme change, will save some hair anyway cheers fer help Send PM 18th November 2011,03:55 PM #9 asilber Join You can set this up in the unattend file if you wanted to. Quote phoeneous Go ping yourself... Then, in this kb article, they say: This parameter must be set to "true" in the specialize pass And then you have this!!!

cheers mark Thursday, November 24, 2011 3:17 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hi, If you are successfully CopyProfile in the unattend file, the setupact.log will record When all customizations have been made, copy the sysprep.xml file that I made from WAIK with the true tag to c:\windows\system32\sysprep\. 5. Send PM 17th November 2011,04:31 PM #5 Duke5A Join Date Jul 2010 Posts 1,217 Thank Post 175 Thanked 350 Times in 235 Posts Blog Entries10 Rep Power 97 The copyprofile Do this before putting on the domain.

Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… phoeneous Go ping yourself... Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums TechCenter   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国 (中文)台灣 What is Copy Profile? EDIT: Meant to quote this: -Rename the folder Default to Default_Original -Rename the folder Joe Copy to Default.

See ASP.NET Ajax CDN Terms of Use – http://www.asp.net/ajaxlibrary/CDN.ashx. ]]> current community blog chat Super User Meta All rights reserved. I did have early problems with sysprep as a whole but these were fixed with a Microsoft hotfix whilst I was originally using Win 7 non-SP1.