ConfigMgr New PC TS Unattend.xml
You can deploy OSConfig in a Configuration Manager Task Sequence in the Specialize Phase of an Unattend.xml. The following requirements must be met
Create a new Package with Source Files to the root of your OSConfig content. Do not create a Program. Distribute Content to your Distribution Points
Edit your Partition Disk steps to ensure that the Windows Partition Drive Letter is assigned a Variable. This is typically OSDisk. Repeat this process for both BIOS and UEFI Windows Partitions
Inset a Run Command Line step with your OSConfig Package to copy the contents locally. Use the following Command Line
cmd.exe /c md %OSDisk%\ProgramData\OSConfig & cmd.exe /c xcopy ".\*" %OSDisk%\ProgramData\OSConfig /y /e
OSConfig is executed by adding the following command line to the Specialize Phase in the Unattend.xml
PowerShell.exe -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -File C:\ProgramData\OSConfig\OSConfig.ps1
Here is a minimal Unattend.xml (x64 and x86) for reference that can be used. Create a Package for your Unattend.xml
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?><unattend xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:unattend"> <settings pass="specialize"> <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"> <Description>EnableAdmin</Description> <Order>1</Order> <Path>cmd /c net user Administrator /active:yes</Path> </RunSynchronousCommand> <RunSynchronousCommand wcm:action="add"> <Description>UnfilterAdministratorToken</Description> <Order>2</Order> <Path>cmd /c reg add HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v FilterAdministratorToken /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f</Path> </RunSynchronousCommand> <RunSynchronousCommand wcm:action="add"> <Description>disable async RunOnce</Description> <Order>3</Order> <Path>reg add HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer /v AsyncRunOnce /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f</Path> </RunSynchronousCommand> <RunSynchronousCommand wcm:action="add"> <Description>OSConfig</Description> <Order>4</Order> <Path>PowerShell.exe -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -File C:\ProgramData\OSConfig\OSConfig.ps1</Path> </RunSynchronousCommand> </RunSynchronous> </component> <component name="Microsoft-Windows-Deployment" 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"> <RunSynchronous> <RunSynchronousCommand wcm:action="add"> <Description>EnableAdmin</Description> <Order>1</Order> <Path>cmd /c net user Administrator /active:yes</Path> </RunSynchronousCommand> <RunSynchronousCommand wcm:action="add"> <Description>UnfilterAdministratorToken</Description> <Order>2</Order> <Path>cmd /c reg add HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v FilterAdministratorToken /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f</Path> </RunSynchronousCommand> <RunSynchronousCommand wcm:action="add"> <Description>disable async RunOnce</Description> <Order>3</Order> <Path>reg add HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer /v AsyncRunOnce /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f</Path> </RunSynchronousCommand> <RunSynchronousCommand wcm:action="add"> <Description>OSConfig</Description> <Order>4</Order> <Path>PowerShell.exe -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -File C:\ProgramData\OSConfig\OSConfig.ps1</Path> </RunSynchronousCommand> </RunSynchronous> </component> </settings></unattend>
Make sure the Apply Operating System step contains the proper Unattend.xml and the OSDisk settings
During OS Deployment you will see progress during the Specialize phase before first logon
If everything worked fine, your Operating System should show your customizations immediately.
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