Chapter 18. Preparing a System to Be Imaged with Sysprep
This chapter provides information and commands concerning the following topics:
The System Preparation
(sysprep) tool is used to remove the unique information on a Windows 7 computer. It removes a wide variety of computer- and user-specific settings on a Windows 7 computer, including the system’s security identifier (SID).
The SID needs to be unique in a domain. If multiple computers have the same SID, you’ll end up with significant problems that can be difficult to troubleshoot.
Figure 18-1 shows how sysprep fits into the overall process of capturing and deploying images. ...