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WizardOfWoz

Unattend.xml Problem

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Whenever I put my unattend.xml file in the root of the DVD, it always displays the dreaded "driver needed" screen. Without the XML fle it installs fine. What's even more wild is that I created it using the SIM in the ADK and it still does it. File is as follows:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>

<unattend xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:unattend">

<settings pass="windowsPE">

<component name="Microsoft-Windows-International-Core-WinPE" processorArchitecture="amd64" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35" language="neutral" versionScope="nonSxS" xmlns:wcm="http://schemas.microsoft.com/WMIConfig/2002/State" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">

<SetupUILanguage>

<UILanguage>en-US</UILanguage>

</SetupUILanguage>

<InputLocale>en-US</InputLocale>

<SystemLocale>en-US</SystemLocale>

<UILanguage>en-US</UILanguage>

<UserLocale>en-US</UserLocale>

</component>

<component name="Microsoft-Windows-Setup" processorArchitecture="amd64" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35" language="neutral" versionScope="nonSxS" xmlns:wcm="http://schemas.microsoft.com/WMIConfig/2002/State" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">

<UserData>

<ProductKey>

<Key>XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX</Key>

<WillShowUI>OnError</WillShowUI>

</ProductKey>

<AcceptEula>true</AcceptEula>

<FullName>XXX</FullName>

</UserData>

</component>

</settings>

<settings pass="specialize">

<component name="Microsoft-Windows-International-Core" processorArchitecture="amd64" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35" language="neutral" versionScope="nonSxS" xmlns:wcm="http://schemas.microsoft.com/WMIConfig/2002/State" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">

<InputLocale>en-US</InputLocale>

<SystemLocale>en-US</SystemLocale>

<UILanguage>en-US</UILanguage>

<UserLocale>en-US</UserLocale>

</component>

<component name="Microsoft-Windows-Deployment" processorArchitecture="amd64" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35" language="neutral" versionScope="nonSxS" xmlns:wcm="http://schemas.microsoft.com/WMIConfig/2002/State" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">

<RunSynchronous>

<RunSynchronousCommand wcm:action="add">

<Order>1</Order>

<Path>reg add &quot;HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon&quot; /v EnableFirstLogonAnimation /d 0 /t REG_DWORD /f</Path>

<Description>Disable stupid touch tutorial</Description>

</RunSynchronousCommand>

<RunSynchronousCommand wcm:action="add">

<Order>2</Order>

<Path>reg add &quot;HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\OOBE&quot; /v MediaBootInstall /d 0 /t REG_DWORD /f</Path>

</RunSynchronousCommand>

<RunSynchronousCommand wcm:action="add">

<Order>3</Order>

<Path>cscript //B &quot;%windir%\system32\slmgr.vbs&quot; /rearm</Path>

<Description>Reset activation status</Description>

<WillReboot>Always</WillReboot>

</RunSynchronousCommand>

</RunSynchronous>

</component>

<component name="Microsoft-Windows-IE-InternetExplorer" processorArchitecture="wow64" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35" language="neutral" versionScope="nonSxS" xmlns:wcm="http://schemas.microsoft.com/WMIConfig/2002/State" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">

<DisableAccelerators>true</DisableAccelerators>

<DisableFirstRunWizard>true</DisableFirstRunWizard>

<DisableOOBAccelerators>true</DisableOOBAccelerators>

<Home_Page>http://www.google.com</Home_Page>

<PlaySound>false</PlaySound>

<ShowInformationBar>false</ShowInformationBar>

</component>

<component name="Microsoft-Windows-ErrorReportingCore" processorArchitecture="x86" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35" language="neutral" versionScope="nonSxS" xmlns:wcm="http://schemas.microsoft.com/WMIConfig/2002/State" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">

<DisableWER>1</DisableWER>

</component>

</settings>

<settings pass="oobeSystem">

<component name="Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup" processorArchitecture="x86" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35" language="neutral" versionScope="nonSxS" xmlns:wcm="http://schemas.microsoft.com/WMIConfig/2002/State" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">

<OOBE>

<HideEULAPage>true</HideEULAPage>

<NetworkLocation>Home</NetworkLocation>

<ProtectYourPC>2</ProtectYourPC>

</OOBE>

<VisualEffects>

<FontSmoothing>ClearType</FontSmoothing>

<SystemDefaultBackgroundColor>14</SystemDefaultBackgroundColor>

</VisualEffects>

<RegisteredOwner>XXX</RegisteredOwner>

<TimeZone>Central Standard Time</TimeZone>

</component>

</settings>

<cpi:offlineImage cpi:source="wim:d:/win8/source/sources/install.wim#Windows 8 Pro" xmlns:cpi="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:cpi" />

</unattend>

Also, the initial language selection screen still shows (with the "Repair your computer" option). What do I need to change? All references of "x86" to "amd64"?

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What do I need to change? All references of "x86" to "amd64"?

It seems, YES!

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What do I need to change? All references of "x86" to "amd64"?

It seems, YES!

I tried, and it didn't work :(

Any other suggestiojns

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Please attach your Autounattend.xml file for your Windows 8 x64!

Edited by myselfidem
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Inside your Autounattend.xml file, you can change all values: To: "

Change To:

<Path>reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\OOBE" /v MediaBootInstall /d 0 /t REG_DWORD /f</Path>

More help:

http://technet.micro...WindowsSettings

Microsoft-Windows-Security-SPP\SkipRearm

For most deployment scenarios, this setting is no longer needed. In Windows 8, the Windows licensing state can be reset repeatedly.

http://www.msfn.org/...ost__p__1009846

Edited by myselfidem
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also in windowsPE pass change to <InputLocale>0409:00000409</InputLocale>

You can remove <UserLocale>en-US</UserLocale> from that pass also

Valid Passes oobeSystem specialize

Edited by maxXPsoft
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Inside your Autounattend.xml file, you can change all values: To: "

Change To:

<Path>reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\OOBE" /v MediaBootInstall /d 0 /t REG_DWORD /f</Path>

More help:

http://technet.micro...WindowsSettings

Microsoft-Windows-Security-SPP\SkipRearm

For most deployment scenarios, this setting is no longer needed. In Windows 8, the Windows licensing state can be reset repeatedly.

http://www.msfn.org/...ost__p__1009846

That mediabootinstall command is that how you get an upgrade on install with a totally blank drive with an upgrade key? I was needing to know this because I will be changing out my main HD for a SSD so keeping the amount of writes down on the drive helps me a ton. I just need to know what the exact syntax for this needs to be because the forum always butchers it.

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Yes. By default on an upgrade disc it's set to 1.

Edited by WizardOfWoz
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