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User Profiles - Relocate to another Partition or Disk

  1. #430


    Posts : 12
    Windows 8.1 PRO


    Good morning Kari,

    I went to bed because I didn't expect to such a swift responce.

    The code I typed is:
    in folder c:\windows\system32\sysprep
    .\sysprep /audit /reboot /unattend:d:\relocate.xml

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  2. #431


    Posts : 12
    Windows 8.1 PRO


    Good morning Kari,

    I went to bed because I didn't expect to such a swift responce.

    The code I typed is:
    in folder c:\windows\system32\sysprep
    Code:
    .\sysprep /audit /reboot /unattend:d:\relocate.xml
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  3. #432


    Posts : 12
    Windows 8.1 PRO


    And the code for the relocate file is:
    Code:
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
    <unattend xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:unattend">
    <settings pass="oobeSystem">
    <component name="Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup" processorArchitecture="x64" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35" language="neutral" versionScope="nonSxS" xmlns:wcm="http://schemas.microsoft.com/WMIConfig/2002/State" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
    <FolderLocations>
    <ProfilesDirectory>D:\Users</ProfilesDirectory>
    </FolderLocations>
    </component>
    </settings>
    <cpi:offlineImage cpi:source="wim:J:/sources/install.wim#Windows 8.1 PRO" xmlns:cpi="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:cpi" />
    </unattend>
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  4. #433


    A Finnish ex-pat in Leipzig, Germany
    Posts : 1,452
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center


    Your first sysprep runs yesterday had a command line syntax error: SYSPRP ParseCommands:Found unsupported command line option '/reboot/'(from your error log). This simply means you had a typo, you had no space in between /reboot and /unattend switches.

    The last sysprep run seems to have run OK. To explain what I mean, I have to start with your first sysprep runs in which you had some typing errors:

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    All switches were found in correct order on your last sysprep run:

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    Also the answer file was found and used:

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    Finally, sysprep succeeded:

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    According to this log, the last of your sysprep runs should have worked?

    Kari
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  5. #434


    Posts : 12
    Windows 8.1 PRO


    No the machine failed on exactly the same fault.
    When the machine reboots back (when I leave the administator login) the error of not being able to pharse the script in c:\windows\Panther\
    Then the system reboots and after the reboot a message tells the installation was incomplete and needs to be redone.

    Is it possible that this is a problem of Windows 8.1 Pro NL?? It's a new oem install.

    Also included the last errorlogs from this morning.

    setuperr.zip

    Hans
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  6. #435


    A Finnish ex-pat in Leipzig, Germany
    Posts : 1,452
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center


    I do not know what the problem is, doing my best to analyze this. To compare all logs please post all log files (also the cbs.log) from C:\Windows\Panther, in addition to those you have already posted from C:\Windows\System32\Sysprep. I want to see possible differences in both sets of logs.

    In the meantime, you could try this:

    Boot to Audit Mode, go to desktop and in Sysprep dialog select Enter System Audit Mode, Generalize and Reboot as in this screenshot:

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    Click OK, when returned to Audit Mode close the Sysprep dialog by clicking the Cancel button and run sysprep manually with your answer file, replacing the /AUDIT switch with /OOBE switch.

    Please notice that the generalizing option removes all hardware related information replacing all hardware drivers with default Windows drivers.

    I have a wife free weekend , time until Monday morning. We'll figure this out.

    Kari
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  7. #436


    Posts : 12
    Windows 8.1 PRO


    Good day Kari,

    I've done as you instructed.
    The strange thing is that the system didn't reboot into the audit mode.
    When the sysprep was finished it rebooted and booted strait to the normal install.
    Here I got the same error as I got all the other times.

    Can't pharse the answer file, can't pharse of execute for the OOBE fase The asnwer file in invalid.

    And again included the log files from both the c:\windows\panther and c:\windows\system32\sysprep\panther locations.

    system32-sysprep-panther.zip windows-panther.zip

    Hans
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  8. #437


    A Finnish ex-pat in Leipzig, Germany
    Posts : 1,452
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center


    The reason I asked you to do this was to see how sysprep runs on your machine without any answer file, to be sure that the error is not in it. If the sysprep had worked now it had indicated that we have overlooked something, but as it failed again we can now concentrate in finding the reason why the sysprep fails, knowing that your settings, command syntax and answer file is OK.

    It booted to normal setup (Welcome or OOBE mode) because I asked you to tell sysprep to do it; the first switch in sysprep command tells the Windows in which mode to boot. Switch /AUDIT boots back to Audit Mode, /OOBE boots to normal Welcome mode to continue setup.

    Please post, once again, all log files from both C:\Windows\Panther and C:\Windows\System32\Sysprep.
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  9. #438


    Posts : 12
    Windows 8.1 PRO


    All the logs where in my post, there are two zip files wich contain all the log files the one with 4 files is from windows\panther and the one with 2 files is from windows\system32\sysprep\panther.

    Hans
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  10. #439


    A Finnish ex-pat in Leipzig, Germany
    Posts : 1,452
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center


    Sorry I somehow missed the files.
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