Question I'm not using a Microsoft volume license when imaging with Sysprep in Deployment Server. After imaging and restarting the target computer, I'm being asked to activate Windows XP. Is there a way to prevent this?
Answer Yes. You can set "Auto activate" in the sysprep.inf file. For Windows XP do the following:
Go to your eXpress share and then to the Sysprep folder
Open the standardxp.inf file with Notepad.
Add AutoActivate=Yes to the [Unattended] section and save the file.
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