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Specialize Pass not working - Need Help!!

Q: Specialize Pass not working - Need Help!!

Hi All, I would suggest you read my old post here first:
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/9be1effb-d44f-4987-872c-c1a2fe23aba3/autounattendxml-not-working?forum=w7itproinstall

Anyhow, where I work we have a single DR PC what has our basic company software/programs on and is imaged, and then deployed out to a large multiple of identical PC's at our disaster recovery facility in the event when needed. Our DR facility is connected
to our AD domain.
The DR PC's we use are HP EliteDesk 800G2 Desktop Mini's and have Windows 7 Pro x64 on them. Now capturing and restoring the image is not an issue and is is done via PXE booting using Symantic Ghost.

I have two major issues that need to be resolved very soon as we have a DR test coming up in a couple of months where we push the image out to a large number of identical PC's and test everything down in DR.

Issue 1: When ever sysprep is run with the "/generalize" option, windows fails to boot/reboot. Just get
a black screen in a continuous re-booting loop. Not even any error message, absolutely nada is shown!
Maybe it's got something to do with he ultra modern hardware/chipset/platform of the HP EliteDesk G2; all USB port are USB3 and the boot drive is a NVMe SSD.
To resolve this issue, I have to restore the image to the DR PC via PXE.
And Yes I have the following in my Autounattend.xml file under the
generalize pass.
<component name="Microsoft-Windows-PnpSysprep">
<PersistAllDeviceInstalls>true</PersistAllDeviceInstalls>
</component>
I have even set PersistAllDeviceInstalls to 1 under
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\Sysprep\Settings\sppnp


Issue 2: When sysprep is run without the /generalize option, sysprep completes however the Specialize pass of my Autounattended.xml file has no affect and the DR PC is not joined to our domain when it reboots nor has the computer name changed! (The
DR PC is NOT on the domain to start with)
No matter what I do, I can't seem to get anything in the Specialize pass of my Autounattend.xml to have any affect.

The sysprep logs (Panther) and the Autounattend.xml files are attached below:

https://1drv.ms/f/s!ArNTgSwdkr_EeaLQXwgXvtWwr9M


Regards: Elliott.

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Hello,

I am having a hard time with the sysprep specialize pass.  The error file I am getting from the setupact out of panther is:
2016-01-29 11:57:06, Error [setup.exe] [Action Queue] : Unattend action failed with exit code 4
2016-01-29 11:57:06, Info [setup.exe] [Action Queue] : ProcessActionQueue finish (hr = 0x1f2000)
2016-01-29 11:57:06, Error [setup.exe] Execution of unattend GCs failed; hr = 0x0; pResults->hrResult =0x8030000b
2016-01-29 11:57:06, Info [0x0606cc] IBS Flushing registry to disk...
2016-01-29 11:57:07, Info [0x0606cc] IBS Flush took 967 ms.
2016-01-29 11:57:07, Warning IBS Callback_Unattend_InitiatePass: Runtime error occurred while applying unattend answer file; hrResult = 0x8030000b
2016-01-29 11:57:07, Info IBS UnattendErrorFromResults: Hit an unattend error; dumping any info we have about the failure...
2016-01-29 11:57:07, Info IBS UnattendDumpSetting: ------Unattend setting error / warning------
2016-01-29 11:57:07, Info IBS UnattendDumpSetting: Error code = 0x8030000b
2016-01-29 11:57:07, Info IBS UnattendDumpSetting: Pass = specialize
2016-01-29 11:57:07, Info IBS UnattendDumpSetting: Component name = [Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup]
2016-01-29 11:57:07, Info IBS UnattendDumpSetting: ---------------------... Read more

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Hello - 
In the past we applied copyprofile to our answerfiles used at the sysprep stage before we captured images and deployed them using WDS. 
We are now trying to sys prep and capture the image without this answer file -- but then apply the answer file with copyprofile set to true in the specialize pass to the captured image in WDS (checking "allow image to install in unattended mode"
in the install image properties and setting the file)
We had tested this successfully before but now we are failing on the specialize pass. Setuperr.log seems to show the copy profile failing. 
When does copy profile need to be applied? Must it be applied via an answer file at the sysprep stage in order to work properly? Or can an answer file with copyprofile set to true be applied to the captured install image in WDS?

Thank you - 

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Hi all, I've been working on a new x64 image in what is predominantly an x86 client environment. So, MDT (2010) is what we're using to deploy - and it all seemed to go very well after imaging a bunch of laptops with a .wim file with which I integrated
SP1 manually (using DISM). I then went to integrate all the latest updates in the same way, but sadly this didn't work as there was an update of some description which seemed to break it (I excluded a couple of updates known to cause issues).

So, I decided to work on capturing a wim from a VM after I applied all the updates. Something that seemed to go pretty seamlessly, but sadly when I copy the wim over, then run the deployment, I get a failure on the 'specialize' pass. There are several points
at which the BDD log states it cannot find the product key, but then we use KMS so I'm assuming this isn't needed. That being said, there is a key in the unattend.xml, so I've become a little confused by this..
Here's the specialize portion of the unattend.xml:

<settings pass="specialize">
<component name="Microsoft-Windows-UnattendedJoin" processorArchitecture="amd64" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35" language="neutral" versionScope="nonSxS" xmlns:wcm="http://schemas.microsoft.com/WMIConfig/2002/State">
<Identification>
<Credentials>
<Username>[email protected]</Username>
... Read more

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Currently trying to take an image of our new Lenovo Tiny Form Factors (M900) running Windows 7 Enterprise x64. After sysprep I am hit with this error message up on rebooting.

"Windows could not parse or process the unattend file for pass [specialize]. The settings specified in the answer file cannot be applied. The error was detected while processing settings for component [Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup]."
 I'm somewhat of a noob, but have done this before and have no issues. Ive searched everywhere and cant seem to find a fix, any help would be greatly appreciated. 
Here's The answer file I'm currently using.

Thanks in advance.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<unattend xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:unattend">
<settings pass="generalize">
<component name="Microsoft-Windows-Security-SPP" 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">
<SkipRearm>1</SkipRearm>
</component>
</settings>
<settings pass="specialize">
<component name="Microsoft-Windows-Deployment" processorArchitecture="amd64" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35&... Read more

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I setup an ACER VM6620G (Win7x86) how I wanted, including disabling the administrator account and creating an administrator user "PVA"
Navigated to \\wds\DeploymentShare$\Scripts and ran the litetouch script. Chose my "Sysprep and Capture" task. 
Everything went off without a hitch until I restarted the technician pc. 
I got the dreaded
"Windows could not parse or process unattend answer file [C:\windows\Panther\unattend.xml] for pass [specialize]. 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 internet for solutions (Shift+10 opens command prompt. Good to know!) with no luck.
I've saved the unattend.xml and looked for errors- going as far as to install an x86 Win7 virtual machine to validate the unattend.xml file in WISM


Other information that might be useful:
   I never used WISM to create an unattend.xml nor did I attach one to the image. 
   I didn't try to copy user profiles/settings/migrate etc
   I imported the captured image to WDT. Created a standard task and added 2 nodes 
     -Inject Drivers
     -Install Application

As a side, I've got another image that I've already injected the drivers/installed the application as a test. Everything went smoothly.


+-----------------+
 | Unattend.xml: 
&#... Read more

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Hello,

We're deploying Windows 8.1 to our public computing labs right now. This is the first time we're doing mass deployments with SCCM and we've run into the dreaded sysprep error just after applying the image. I think we've
narrowed this down to drivers but can't seem to figure it out. As an example, *almost none* of our hundreds of Optiplex 9010s will accept the image, yet hundreds of other models (Optiplex 7010, Optiplex 9020) accept the same image without issue.

I saw plenty of other posts about this error but I don't think this could be an unattend file or sysprep issue. Why would it work on some machines but not others?

Has anyone experienced a similar issue?

Thanks in advance!!

Error:
Sysprep could not parse or process the unattend answer file for pass [specialize]. The settings specified in the answer file cannot be applied. The error was detected while processing settings for component [Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup].

Log Files:
Will post separately.

A:SCCM Windows 8.1 Deployment - Sysprep could not parse or process the unattend answer file for pass specialize

For those with a similar issue - 

This turned out to be a driver problem for us, as suspected. In speaking with Premier Support, we dug through the CBS.log on a failed machine and confirmed it. In CBS, we traced the setup process to where drivers get installed and found a couple failures
(network, audio, etc.). Setup failed immediately after that process.

We were under the impression that our device drivers were current in SCCM, however they were not. In SCCM, we were ignoring driver import errors while using the Dell Command Deploy Utility for CABs. The errors were a result of the 2008 site server's inability
to recognize the newer Windows 8.1 drivers. We applied KB 2837108 and KB 2921916 to the site server and re-imported drivers. The sysprep error went away after this.

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Here is my Xml file.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<unattend xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:unattend">
    <settings pass="windowsPE">
        <component name="Microsoft-Windows-Setup" processorArchitecture="amd64" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35" language="neutral" versionScope="nonSxS" xmlns:wcm=http://schemas.microsoft.com/WMIConfig/2002/Sta>
            <ImageInstall>
                <OSImage>
                    <WillShowUI>OnError</WillShowUI>
                    <InstallTo>
                        <DiskID>0</DiskID>
                        <PartitionID>1</PartitionID>
                    </Install... Read more

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Hi there,
I have a WDS server setup with images but I am having trouble with the unattend answer file bit. I always get an error after deploying in image during setup that it had trouble during the Speicalize phase. I believe it has something to do with the product
key most likely. I am wanting to skip product key entirely and leave it blank as the computers I'm deploying are all Lenovo business computers with the on board chip for activation.



The exact error I get is
"Windows could not parse or process the unattend answer file for pass [specialize]. The settings specified in the answer file cannot be applied. The error was detected while processing settings for component [Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup]"

I am able to get the computer up and running by going into REGEDIT, Childcompletion key and changing the value of "Setup" from 1 to 3 but I am wondering how I can prevent this entirely.


Thanks!
Here is the answer file I'm using...


</component>
</settings>
<settings pass="oobeSystem">
<component name="Microsoft-Windows-International-Core" 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">
<InputLocale>1033:00000409</InputLocale>
<UILanguage>en-US&... Read more

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Hello,

When i access my router via 192.168.1.1 and set my password to the password i want it saves the pass but for some reason on no computer i am able to connect with that password. Router is a Linksys/Cisco Wireless-B router.
Thanks
 

A:Router pass not working

Are you talking about two different passwords? One to access the administration and settings pages of the router and a different password that is the encryption key for the wireless connections?
 

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Hi, since a few days I cannot access my pc using single pass.Very strange indeed, as I've passed through any kind of OS upgrades (e.g. win 8 to 8.1, to Win 10, to Win 10.1..) without any problem... I've tried to update BIOS, Single Pass sw Update, uninstall, re-install, drivers update, but the result is just the same.... My account access options actually don't recognize any chance to use fingerprint as they probably don't see related HW drivers... Can you help me, please? Kind regards

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My fingerprint reader has crapped out.  I want to remove the driver and re-install it but I can't find a link to it and HP won't help me do it even though I paid for extended warrentee.  Anyone have a suggestion?

A:simple pass not working Windows 8.1

You should be able to use the W8.1 fingerprint driver from the dv6t-7300, and the simple pass software from the 15t-j100 This package contains the driver that enables the Validity Fingerprint Sensor in supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. The fingerprint sensor scans fingerprints for use with biometric security applications. File name: sp58900.exe This package contains the HP SimplePass Identity Protection Software for the supported notebook models and operating systems. This software protects identity information and account access using the computer owner's fingerprint. File name: sp64339.exe  

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simple pass not working, does not recognise windows password at start to gain access to system, no flashing light, driversin software only go to windows 8.1.How do I reset the lot or reinstall simple pass?











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follow the instructions for doing it and the reboots and it will work.. i have done a dozen of these now and all working.

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I can't logon because simple pass is not working and I don't have a text password.   How do I fix this?

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Hi, I have Hp Envy 1511 and Simple pass is not working propwerly with Windows 10. I have the latest driver (Validity Sensor 4.5.327.0) and Wiondows Hello enabled, but no luck. Any thoughts?

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Running a HP 1220C (Love it more everyday). Unfortunately HP has discontinued them otherwise I would have got another one in case this one croaks.

But last Friday I had to reboot cause I installed a anti-virus update. So after rebooting I shut down cause I was heading out of town for the weekend. But at the last minute I decided to print out maps of both O'hara and Denver International, so I knew where the gates for my connecting and departing flights were.

I tried multiple times to get the printer to power up with no luck, so I gave up. And then tonight messing around with it the same results. So I reinstalled the driver package for it and that IMO didn't help so the thought was going through my mind I was going to have to look into a new printer.

But while reading my e-mail's, the looney thing powered up on its own. Practically scared me out of my chair.

What possibilities is there that would cause something like this and what could I do to correct it?
 

A:Anyone here specialize in Printer psychology?

Double click the desktop icon (My Computer, ect..)>then double click printers> & right click & select properties of the printer you are using.> Then left click the Control tab at the top of the dialog box.> Look for something that says Auto Power Off/On (or something like that).

Set it to what you want.........or not at all.

You can set the printer to automatically come on whenever you press the Print button on most programs. And the printer will automatically turn itself off after a selected number of minutes/hours, if you aren't using it.

You also have quite a few other things that you can set to tailor to you desires, such as print w/color or Black & white...paper size, graphic control, ect...

Play around with it & have fun. If you really screw it up badly, you can always delete the printer installed (from the Printers folder) & then just re-install by double clicking the Add Printer icon in the printers folder & select the brand name & model # that you have plugged into your computer.
 

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Hi,
Last week I successfully simulated "Pass the hash" in my environment using mimikatz.
However, using back the same machine, same ID, and same method, it just don't work now.
DNS Reconnaissance, Directory Reconnaissance, LDAP binding all can detect. 
Any idea why?
Regards,
Hau

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updated HP simple pass as requested and now will not run. has been working on windows 10 fine until update!

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Hi, I am using hp envy 15t-ae000 model laptop for a year now, and the laptop seems to work just fine but all of a sudden the hp simple pass fingerprint stopped working. It was working just fine all these days but suddenly it stopped working with the error stating "The device is not connected to the computer. Please insert the authentication device." I looked at other forums and tried their suggessions but it dint work. Any suggessions like what needs to be done would be helpful.  Thank you.

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Hello, I have a HP Pavilion DV6 Notebook PC with a 64-bit operating system, Intel CORE i5, and Windows 7.I've had this laptop for about two years, but recently it's been giving me grief when I try to log in with my Simple Pass. I had two fingers registered and neither would work, so I deleted them and tried to register them again. But now "It looks like you're having some trouble. Would you like to try again?" keeps popping up and my fingers won't register.HELP .

A:Simple Pass on HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC Not Working!!

Please, if anyone has some advice, I'd be opened to trying it out.

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Hi All,
I tested the following attacks in Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics and found them
not to be working.

Bruteforce Attack Pass-The-Ticket Pass-The-Hash Sensitive account exposed Using Plain-Text Authentication
I have tested other attacks like Reconnaissance
using DNS, Broken Trust, Honey Token account suspicious activities but they are working perfectly fine. I don't know
what's the issue with the above 4.
For
1. Bruteforce Attack:
I used thc-hydra-windows and triggered a dictionary attack using a list of passwords.

2. Pass-The-Ticket:
I used mimikatz to steal the kerberos ticket from a PC on which Admin is logged on. Impersonating an attacker, I copied the .kirbi file and Injected that file(using mimikatz again) to another PC on which a domain user is logged in.

3. Pass-The-Hash:
(Same as above)
4. Sensitive account exposed in plain text authentication:
I used mimikatz command 'sekurlsa :: logonpasswords' and was able to get passwords of all the users who logged on to that PC. But this was also not detected by MATA.

Please help me with the above issues. If possible, provide the tools using which I can trigger and detect those attacks.
Regards 

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Ok so i am furious with Micro$oft now! the other day i was FORCED to change my microsoft account after much nagging i did so and i dont like changing logins too much. (this was a week ago)
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if i try to change pass from settings it it goes online and says you cant use password that has been used before.

A:Can i change windows login pass without changing microsoft pass too?

Originally Posted by xdarkmario


Ok so i am furious with Micro$oft now! the other day i was FORCED to change my microsoft account after much nagging i did so and i dont like changing logins too much. (this was a week ago)
now for some random reason on earth without my permission my windows login also changed login passwords to the microsoft account. I DONT WANT THAT! that password is too long and complicated for someone who locks his computer every 5 minutes or so. why did this just kick in now? i changed M$ account pass over a week ago and today it decides to change windows login?! can i change JUST my local windows login separate from microsoft login?
if i try to change pass from settings it it goes online and says you cant use password that has been used before.



Don't go for a password. Use the PIN option That's just what you need and it's really a great thing as well.

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@PoetheProgrammr? Enter    41421385 Regards, DP-K

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China's hacking hardware, the United States' assassins or Japan's taboo content -- in the Dark Web, only money matters.

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Dark Web drugs, data dumps and death: Which countries specialize in what services? | ZDNet

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"The US is also, ironically, the best place for the darkest and most dangerous services and purchases, including assassination services and murder-for-hire.

Meanwhile in Canada, the underground economy is not as well-developed or efficient as others. However, vendors are still making a profit on trading ice hockey cards and 'Kenny Chesney' MP3's. The more serious vendors are rumoured to be distributing 'Corb Lund Band' MP3's too. Worldwide!"

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Yes, I have the same challenge.  The only work-around for now is to use Internet Explorer

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A:Forgot admin pass disable code not working

Hello, Thank you for posting in the HP Support forum. Welcome! With regards to the BIOS disable code , here is your response/unlock code>> 38694989  

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Hello everyone, Since long time back the SimplePass (finger print reader software) stopped picking up the passwords I am entering in browsers pages. It seems the extensions are not working anymore. The Windows log in is still functionig properly but not the in websites. I feel like I am having an important feature in my Notebook that is kept idle and not fully utilised.  I am running SimplePass ver. 5.4 and Windows 10 x64. Is there a way to make this software into functionagain ? If not, is there any other trusted software that can be used instead. Thank you all.

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I have recently installed ATA (1.8.6645.28499). It is now in to the second week of its learning phase and it is raising a considerable number of false pass-the-hash alerts when users initiate Citrix sessions from their usual PC using pass-thru authentication,
eg a typical alert would be:
Bloggs,Fred's hash was stolen from one of the computers previously logged into by Bloggs,Fred and used from xx1234
Clearly this is spurious - in each case the user is initiating a Citrix session from their
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1) Why am I only receiving a handful of related PTH alerts each day when I have many thousands of Citrix users, all authenticating in the same manner?
2) How can I supress these alerts?
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Thanks

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i have a hp touchsmart 610-1000 i forgot my power on password i need some help to get on my computer

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 Hi, Attach the completed model number, for example 610-1031f How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?

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An interesting study on the global underground company shows that money can get you anything -- wherever you are.

China's hacking hardware, the United States' assassins or Japan's taboo content -- in the Dark Web, only money matters.

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There are three loose layers of the Internet; the "Clear" Web, the "Deep" Web and the "Dark" Web. The Clear Web is where we go for daily tasks and to visit standard websites through search engines such as Google, Bing and Yahoo.

The "Deep" Web is the layer underneath which is not indexed by standard search engines, and has to be accessed through a service such as the Tor network to access .onion websites hosted in this area.

Lastly, the "Dark" Web is a fraction of the Deep Web where illegal dealings take place, such as the purchase of weapons, drugs, counterfeit documents and hacking tools.

The average person is unlikely to go beyond the Clear Web, but the rest of the Internet is open to anyone using the right setup.
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Hallo zusammen,
Ich versuche seit einiger Zeit einen WDS aufzusetzen um ein Image auf mehrere Rechner verteilen zu können. Allerdings bekomme ich spätestens nach dem Setup der Clients folgende Fehlermeldung: (Da wo der Rechner zum ersten mal von der eigenen Festplatte Booted
und dann auch die Treiber installiert werden)
Die Antwortdatei für die unbeaufsichtigte Installation für Durchgang [specialize] konnte nicht analysiert oder verarbeitet werden. Die in der Antwortdatei angegebenen Einstellungen können nicht angewendet werden. Der Fehler wurde beim Verarbeiten von Einstellungen
für Die Komponente [Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup] erkannt.
Mit Shift+F10 habe ich die Log Dateien die unter C:\Windows\Panther lagen auf den Server kopiert.

Hier der ausschnitt der setupact.log:
2017-01-27 08:36:40, Info [setup.exe] UnattendSearchExplicitPath: Found unattend file at [C:\Windows\Panther\unattend.xml]; examining for applicability.
2017-01-27 08:36:40, Info [setup.exe] UnattendSearchExplicitPath: Found usable unattend file for pass [specialize] at [C:\Windows\Panther\unattend.xml].
2017-01-27 08:36:40, Info IBS Callback_Unattend_InitEngine:Using unattend file found at [C:\Windows\Panther\unattend.xml].
2017-01-27 08:36:40, Info [setup.exe] ValidateSMIPass: serialized settings stream; status 0x00000000
2017-01-27 08:36:40, Info [setup.exe] Validate... Read more

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Hello everyone! Can you help me with a (hopefully) simple problem?
I have a Access 2003 SQL Pass-thru query that I need to prompt the user for Begin Date and End date, then put these values in the query. I read the Help, but I still don't understand HOW!
Questions: (BTW, this query is being generated from the Switchboard)
1. How do I prompt the user for the dates in Access? I can't use parameters and I don't understand how to use a prompt otyher than that.
2. How do I get those user responses into the query below
3. How do I write the querydef?

The SQL query is attached

Thanks!
Emil
 

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I removed Simple pass and validity software, and I am still required to enter the master password that simplepass asked me to set up, I uninstalled all drivers, and software, and removed all remnants from registry, and I am still required to enter the password at login, i have done the netplwiz thing,  and bios says password is clear, so how do i remove this password requirement that i didnt have before i installed simplepass.

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Hi,
I've got a problem I'm hoping someone can help me with..

I've got a Belkin F5D8231-4 v2 N1 Wireless Router and a D-Link DSL-504G 4 Port Modem which I am trying to setup a VPN Connection through.
I'm using the built in VPN server in Windows XP Professional SP2, I can connect to the VPN internally but not externally - When trying to connect externally the client freezes up on "verifying username and password" but I dont think its even getting as far as connecting to the server.
I've opened up the ports in the firewall, and have forwarded port 1723 on TCP to the servers internal static IP address. The modem itself is running in Bridge mode to the router so I'm assuming that I don't have to open any ports or anything on that for it to work. I have contacted Belkin who assure me that a VPN can be established through that router, and weren't able to offer me much assistance.

what I've got setup is this:
modem (192.168.2.253) ---> Router (192.168.2.254) - - - - (wireless) - -> VPN Server (192.168.2.2)

I haven't actually been able to find anything that suggests that the clients are even getting through the modem and router to the server.. Any suggestions?
 

A:VPN Pass-Through

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Hi
I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this but i need to install some programs for my use and the administrator has placed UAC on everything i try to install , it's not the typical UAC but the one where you have to type a password before it lets you click yes. I can't seem to do anything , like task scheduler msconfig etc.

How do i get pass this?

A:Getting Pass W7 UAC

Sorry, but you don't. You will need your network administrator.

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I had purchased windows 2010 and xp pro as w many other programs. PAID 4 them with my earned dollar! n my pass keys do not work! I have paid good money, alot of money, on many of their programs! Why cant I have a pass key thats allowed to work since mine doesnt??!!??
Both times ive called microsoft, all they want to do is sell me another program. My pass keys should work if I purchased them with my money!!

A:pass key

We are not agents for Microsoft...and we are not obligated nor legally capable of answering questions regarding MS policies.
 
If you have a computer problem which deals with Windows XP...and you want someone here to try to assist you...please post some details of the problem, rather than comments regarding items relating solely to Microsoft and conduct of Microsoft business.
 
Louis

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hello,

im working on a Dell Latitude E6400 laptop and i need to do some work from home.
however, my new modem is not allowing my jobsite's vpn to pass thru so I can connect to it. How do i connect??
 

A:allow vpn to pass thru

msTHELP said:


hello,

im working on a Dell Latitude E6400 laptop and i need to do some work from home.
however, my new modem is not allowing my jobsite's vpn to pass thru so I can connect to it. How do i connect??Click to expand...

my wireless connection is in excellent connection by the way
 

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Hi,
I am having difficulties to enable VNP pass-through on my DFL-800 router. I’m not very familiar with some of the technical terms such as IPSec, PPTP, and L2TP and what do they actually do. My previous router Linksys RV082 had no problems. There was one option to disable or enable VPN pass-thought and everything was simple. I have setup up a VPN connection on my Windows XP and Vista and off I went. I could connect to my work network by supplying host name www.mycompany.com and my login credentials.

When I replaced my routers and try to connect, Windows connection hangs on Authenticating User Name and Password. And then fails saying that could not connect to a network.
Obviously my router blocks some communications.

Could you please let me know how to set-up this D-Link router as I am running out of ideas.
There is too many settings in this box to play with and I’m not really sure what to touch, how and what not to.

I have tried to play with IpRules – trying to create some and enable IPSec, PPTP, and L2TP one at the time but none of those attempts was successful.

I’m a little pissed off at my self at this moment that I have to use my old Linksys because I can’t figure out how this new box works.

Please help!!!

Cheers:

CC
 

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how can i remove this movie pass .tv pop up from my start up?
 

A:pop up movie pass.tv

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When I try to login by punching in my 4 digit code a pop up screen comes up asking for a simple pass password. At first I thought it was asking for a new password because that's what it says But when I did that it says the password is wrong. So I entered my Microsoft password and the password to the email that is linked to my laptop and even those didn't work. I never signed up for this simple pass so I have no idea what it is. One person said to press exit at the main screen and a menu will pop up which asks if I want to reset my PC. When I press esc, nothing happens. I cannot get around this and it's driving me crazy. The only thing I can do is shut off, put to sleep, or restart my computer. I don't care if I have to reset my PC as long as I can get into it. Someone please help!

A:Simple pass

Hi, Try the following. Shutdown the notebook and leave it like this for 10 seconds. Tap away at f11 as soon as you press the power button until you see a 'Windows is loading' message. On the next screen, select your Keyboard Layout and on the following screen, select Troubleshoot. Select 'Advanced Options' and then select System Restore. Click on your Operating System and then wait until the System Restore window opens. Pick a restore point at least 24 hours before the issue with SimplePass first occurred and then proceed with the system restore. When complete, the system should boot into Windows as usual - if it does, open windows Control Panel, open Programs and Features, right click the entry for HP SimplePass and select Uninstall to remove the software. Regards, DP-K

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www.top-password.com/.../

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i am having the same problem with this movie pass pop up. i have downloaded hi jack software, but no i have a saved log and dont know what to do with it.
 

A:movie pass.tv

Hi, Welcome to TSG!!

Post your log in this thread and I'll be happy to help you.
 

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I am new to Java and need to pass user entered data on one JSP to another. Is there simple Java coding to do this?
 

A:How can I pass data from one JSP to another

In the JSP where you send parameters, you may have a tag for example :

<a href=http://YourServer:8080/YourWebApplication/YourMappingFolder/YourJspGettingParameters?param1=blabla1&param2=blabla2>something</a>Click to expand...
In the JSP where you receive the parameters, you may have this :

public void doGet(HttpServletRequest req, HttpServletResponse resp) throws
ServletException, IOException {
this.doPost(req, resp);
}

public void doPost(HttpServletRequest req, HttpServletResponse resp) throws
ServletException, IOException {
resp.setContentType("text/html");
ServletOutputStream out = resp.getOutputStream();

String param1 = req.getParameter("param1");
String param2 = req.getParameter("param2");
}
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So i'm trying to make a program that uses Caprekar's constant, but whenever i try to pass an array into a function to sort it into ascending or descending order i get the error "Unknown Type Name"
help?

Code:

#include<stdio.h>
int increase(int arr_orgn2);
int decrease(int arr_orgn1);
void main(){

int num=0; //original number
int inc=0; //number in increasing order
int dec=0; //number in decreasing order
int sort=0; //to store a number during sorting
int a=0; //used as a counter
int b=0; //used as a counter
int temp = 0;
int arr_orgn1[4]; //used to organize the numbers
int arr_orgn2[4];
int arr_skip[9]={1111,2222,3333,4444,5555,6666,7777,8888,9999}; //unacceptable numbers
int flag =1;
for (num=1000; num<9999; num++){
for(b=0;b<9;b++){//check to see if we skip this number
if (num==arr_skip[b])
num++;
}
a=num; //store variable in different number
for (b=3; b>=0; b--){
arr_orgn1[b] = a%10; //store last digit
arr_orgn2[b] = a%10;
a/=10; //remove last digit
}
printf("\nnum is %d: ", num);
dec = decrease(arr_orgn1);
inc = increase(arr_orgn2);
for(b=3; b>=0; b--){
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I have downloaded "hijackthis" and followed one of your tech's instruction to another post. Here are my results:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:42:40 PM, on 4/17/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\AOLSPY~1\AOLSP Scheduler.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LVCOMSX.EXE
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Video\LogiTray.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
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A:movie pass tv pop-up

Download Cleanup from Here
A window will open and choose SAVE, then DESKTOP as the destination.
On your Desktop, click on Cleanup40.exe icon.
Then, click RUN and place a checkmark beside "I Agree"
Then click NEXT followed by START and OK.
A window will appear with many choices, keep all the defaults as set when the Slide Bar to the left is set to Standard Quality.
Click OK
DO NOT RUN IT YET

Download the trial version of Ewido Security Suite here.
Install ewido.
During the installation, under "Additional Options" uncheck "Install background guard" and "Install scan via context menu".
Launch ewido
It will prompt you to update click the OK button and it will go to the main screen
On the left side of the main screen click update
Click on Start and let it update.
DO NOT run a scan yet. You will do that later in safe mode.
Click here for info on how to boot to safe mode if you don't already know how.
Now copy these instructions to notepad and save them to your desktop. You will need them to refer to in safe mode.
Restart your computer into safe mode now. Perform the following steps in safe mode:
Run Cleanup:
Click on the "Cleanup" button and let it run.
Once its done, close the program.
Run Ewido:
Click on scanner
Click Complete System Scan and the scan will begin.
During the scan it will prompt you to clean files, click OK
When the scan is finished, look at the bottom of the screen and click the Save report butto... Read more

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Hi, I've got my friends guest pass, but I don't know how to create the account...
It says I have to input the CD key, so I do, but it's already in use, well duh, from my friends system..what do I do?
 

A:WoW Guest Pass Help

Welcome, Well if you really want to play the game, you need to buy a new key, because your friends account is using his guest pass. However you can play WOW for 10 day-trial at www.worldofwarcraft.com
 

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