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Installing Applications with Unattend.xml


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senathon

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I have search in several forums and this may be beating an old horse, but I have not found a clear way of installing applicaitons with Windows 7 unattend.xml. I am doing this with a USB drive.

I hear a lot of first logon and setupcomplete.cmd. None of these has really worked for me.

One of the applications I want to install is firefox.

Can someone please give me a clear example?


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I hear a lot of first logon and setupcomplete.cmd. None of these has really worked for me.


This is the typical way of doing it. How hasn't it worked?

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From SetupComplete.cmd - silent firefox install.

C:\Install\myfirefoxinstaller.exe -ms

From unattend.xml

<FirstLogonCommands>
                                <SynchronousCommand wcm:action="add">
                                        <Description>My Firefox Custom Description</Description> 
                                        <Order>1</Order>
                                        <CommandLine>C:\Install\myfirefoxinstaller.exe -ms</CommandLine>
                                </SynchronousCommand>
                        </FirstLogonCommands>

Notice how the "Command Line" is the same in both examples, that is why it is much easier to use setupcomplete.cmd. A command takes 7 lines from unattend.xml vs only one line in setupcomplete.cmd.




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