By Pass Set computer name during windows 11 setup with .Wim??

Motzkus, Nathan 0 Reputation points

Hi My company uses .WIM files four our imaging of computers, my question is is there something that can be set in the .WIM so that when the User goes through the windows 11 setup it does not show the Set computer name and skips it so it just auto-names the device?

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  1. Wesley Li-MSFT 4,436 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    Sysprep allows generalization of Windows 11 installations by removing specific deployment details such as unique security identifiers (SIDs) and computer names.

    For how to boot Windows 11 into audit mode using Sysprep, please refer to the document below:


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  2. Limitless Technology 43,971 Reputation points
    You can't achieve this from the WIM file itself, but with the tool that you use to image the systems. For example with Microsoft MDT, WDS or SCCM you can use a AnswerFile in XML format that allows you to preconfigure variables for the installation before the user logs in. 
    For example, the next XML snippet in the Answer file would assign a computer name as "COMPUTER-<ramdom>" name
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  3. Wesley Li-MSFT 4,436 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    Do you have any other questions?

    If the above reply is helpful to you, please mark it as answer.


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