If you’re unsure, open the Start Menu, right-click on Computer, and select Properties. Its most likely a product key issue or a component that you have select in your XML file not being supported in the OS.Post your logs here if you run into Keyscrambler personal. So you want to be a sysadmin? Check This Out
In their instructions they add SkipRearm=1 under generalize pass but read elsewhere that this screws up if you're using KMS server like we are. If the keyis a retail or MAK key, simply check it for typos. How big is the partition?Click to expand... If you do, sysprep crash when copyprofile=true, so you have to delete those bad keys.
I saw you had copy profile true in your XML? buzzmag, #3 2014/11/05 MrBill SuperGeek WindowsBBS Team Member Joined: 2006/01/14 Messages: 3,685 Likes Received: 213 Trophy Points: 843 Location: Baker, Florida (Panhandle) Computer Experience: Inter and still lear Have a look Any ideas? Microsoft Windows Shell Setup Computername If you find something that works, can you please update the OP so I can try it as well?
I apologise if the above makes little sense, I've been at this all day and my head is fried. The error was detected while processing settings for component [Microsoft Windows Shell Setup]." I've used this link primarily to setup the unattend.xml file with. I ended up hosing the file and starting from scratch and got working then. http://www.unidesk.com/support/kb/mini-setup-fails-error-windows-could-not-parse-or-process-unattend-answer-file-pass-speci IIRC, all of the unattend errors I got were spot on in ID'ing the right spot for the problem.
permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]kiweegie[S] 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago(0 children)I hear what you're saying but each time I've done this sysprep I've built image from scratch without creating a user. Microsoft Windows Shell Setup Timezone I've read the article and I must admit I don't understand it. I've used WAIK to create the xml file from a Windows 7 64 bit Professional N SP1 wim file. MrBill, #7 2014/11/06 buzzmag Well-Known Member Thread Starter Joined: 2002/02/08 Messages: 202 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 231 Location: Philadelphia Computer Experience: Experienced MrBill said: ↑ Did you format the D
In This Section AutoLogon Specifies credentials for an account used to automatically log on to the computer. http://www.itsmdaily.com/sysprep-fails-at-microsoft-windows-shell-setup/ Log in or Sign up Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Registered Members Current Visitors Recent Activity Donate User Guide User Windows Could Not Parse Or Process Unattend Answer File For Pass Specialize Windows-shell-setup Check HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList You sir, saved me a lot of frustration! The Error Was Detected While Processing Settings For Component Microsoft-windows-shell-setup what gives?
Specfically, look in this section:
To fix this, add a version to your OS layer and edit C:\Windows\Panther\unattend.xml to fix the product key. FolderLocations Specifies the location of the user profile and program data folders. The settings specified in the answer file cannot be applied. http://codecove.net/microsoft-windows/microsoft-windows-sdk-7-1-installation-error.html To view the log file from a computer currently displaying the error, press Shift + F10 to open a command prompt and run this command: notepad c:\windows\panther\unattendGC\setupact.log In my case I
If you do, sysprep crash when copyprofile=true, so you have to delete those bad keys. Microsoft Windows Shell Dll RegisteredOwner Specifies information about the organization of the owner of the computer. All you can do is cancel the creation and delete the desktop.
Rousingrabble had already pointed me in that direction so hopefully I'm on the right track now. OEMInformation Specifies information about the OEM, including the name, the model of the computer, and a logo. For example, from the error shown above we can tell the following: The problem is with the "unattend answer file" "Pass [specialize]" is the section of the file with the issue The Windows 10 Answer File Perhaps thats where I'm going wrong?
Yeah, ill have to look at that next time I image a machine for a new employee...which is quite often. So you'll all hear from me soon. 0 Serrano Where else would it be or is it created during the installation process? According to this 'How Sysprep Works' article, the specialize pass will leave log files in the %WINDIR%\Panther\unattendgc folder. CopyProfile Specifies whether the default user profile normally stored under C:\Users\Default User is overwritten by copying the current user's profile.
FirstLogonCommands Specifies commands to execute the first time an end user logs onto the computer. Citrix XenDesktop Citrix XenApp Microsoft VDI Microsoft Azure VMware Horizon Resources Webinars Ebooks Tools Training Customers Concierge Solutions For Healthcare For K-12 Education For Higher Education For Commercial For Legal For TimeZone Specifies the time zone of the computer. buzzmag, #1 2014/11/04 MrBill SuperGeek WindowsBBS Team Member Joined: 2006/01/14 Messages: 3,685 Likes Received: 213 Trophy Points: 843 Location: Baker, Florida (Panhandle) Computer Experience: Inter and still lear Is this one
Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup The Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup contains elements and settings that control how the shell of the Windows operating system is installed on a destination computer. If you are doing both, try taking out the specialize part completely. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]kiweegie[S] 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago(3 children)Thanks RousingRabble - thats what I'm doing I think and why I thought the generic key was required. DisableAutoDaylightTimeSet Specifies whether to enable automatically setting the time on the destination computer according to daylight savings time.
Any help will be much appreciated. You can try booting to winpe and loading the SOFTWARE hive in regedit, but I'm pretty sure I tried that. Setupact.log and setuperr.logOne of the log files will tell you which components from your XML file are failing to install.