Everything went smoothly. I have an almost identical configuration, except that I did not create a new admin account and use the one that is already built in. The settings specified in the answer file cannot be applied. Thing is, MDT does not allow you to remove the IEWelcomeMsg property from the unattend.xml file using the GUI. http://divxpl.net/mdt-error/mdt-error-5212.html
Please enter your comment here, all comments are subject to moderation Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Links Primary School Tech Wiki Search This Blog Loading... So to fix this edit your DeploymentShare\Control\TSName\unattend.xml and get rid of the whole line. If this is a KMS key, verify that it was generated for the correct build of Windows. After a ton of Google searches I found that pressing shift+F10 in the error window opens a command prompt.
three days later I had found the problem! If so, I'd be very interested in hearing what you were able to do. A component or setting specified in the answer file does not exist" I tried to deploy the captured image to the same computer and got the same error I've scoured the
It is an absolute pain since all modern server operating systems are x64 only. Solution Open the Task Sequence, click the OS Info tab, and click Edit Unattend.xml. Based on the information above, anyone can come along and see your local admin password. Rate this:Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInGoogleLike this:Like Loading...
Thanks again for the blogpost! :)ReplyDeleteAnonymous25 September 2013 at 15:31Thank you VERY MUCH.ReplyDeleteDaniel25 September 2013 at 18:03This is a huge bug and might I add time wasting issue. The log for the Windows setup process is c:\Windows\Panther\unattendGC\setupact.log. Read somewhere that theres option for MediaCenter that needs to be unchecked in the unattend.xml - this is completely greyed out so its not that.Anyway, that left my whole MDT/WDS system We are building a new image next week at our high school and unsure whether or not to brave IE11 for Windows 7.
Good work MS.ReplyDeleteAnonymous16 September 2013 at 16:35Fantastic! imp source Second, on the deployment TS itself, go to "OS Info" and select "Edit Unattend.xml." When WSIM loads, check to make sure the file is crafted correctly. (Check mark at the top I use WDS with x86 PXE on W2008R2. "Windows could not parse or process the unattend answer file [C:\Windows\Panther\unattend.xml] for pass [specialize]. Your unattend file will be updated with information from customsettings.ini.
Completed using a 4 man team. ReplyDeleteAnonymous17 September 2013 at 05:48Thanks for the fix, why could they not go with a silent fail rather than crash Windows install. The error was a ver generic: “Unattend.xml Error - Could not parse or process for pass [specialize]” Initially I thought that there was something wrong with the .wim file I was navigate here This errorindicates aproblemwith the information in the unattend.xml file, and tells youto checkthe “specialize” pass, in the “Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup” container.
Specfically, look in this section:
I got the dreaded Text"Windows could not parse or process unattend answer file [C:\windows\Panther\unattend.xml] for pass [specialize].
I map a drive to the network share on 100MB link and apply the active image in that share. When validating the unattend I've got 1 validation error: TextSetting IEWelcomeMsg is deprecated in the Windows image. Text Quote Post |Replace Attachment Add link Text to display: Where should this link go? This file contains specific information about the error.
There should be no blank settings in an unattend file. 2014-05-22 08:54:14, Error [setup.exe] SMI data results dump: Source = Name: Microsoft-Windows-IE-InternetExplorer, Language: neutral, ProcessorArchitecture: amd64, PublicKeyToken: 31bf3856ad364e35, VersionScope: nonSxS, /settings/IEWelcomeMsg I wonder if it has to do with IE10. If you want to get a copy of that file out for your own use, connect to a remote file share with a "net use" command in your CMD window, like: http://divxpl.net/mdt-error/mdt-error-2147467259.html Good to know!) with no luck.
There are separate keys for Windows 32 and 64-bit systems, as well as different keys for Windows Professional and Enterprise. What I proceed to do next is import that .wim into MDT as a new OS (using the custom .wim option), create a new task sequence that doesnt specify a MAK You need to have a catalog file of the image to be able to edit the answer file and I have found it is faster to create the .clg file using Right click the task sequence you are using to deploy out your new image with IE 10.
Pages Home Scripts Apps & Pdf Guides Repairs Price List Contact Us Tuesday, 1 October 2013 MDT Error - Windows could not parse or process the unattend answer file for pass Now you know it, if you deploy a Windows image with IE10 using MDT 2012 Update 1 you have to manually apply this fix. A component or setting specified in the answer file does not exist." Alternatively, you've just made a new MDT Task Sequence and slipstreamed updates into it and received the same error.