Sysprep - Windows could not complete the installation LOOP

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Sysprep - Windows could not complete the installation LOOP

Post by syntax » Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:01 pm

Sysprepping a windows 7 machine, after uninstalling some applications I got stuck in an error loop saying " windows could not complete the installation" and you hit ok and it just reboots. This was the solution that worked for me:

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When prompted with error unable to complete installation:
Hit SHIFT-F10 to bring up command prompt.
type MMC
Click File -> Add/Remove Snap-in... (Or CTRL+M)
Select Computer Management (Double click and Finish on Local Computer)
Click OK
Double click Computer Management (Local) -> System Tools -> Local Users and Groups -> Users -> Double Click Administrator -> Uncheck Account is disabled -> OK

Now right click Administrator -> Set Password... -> Set a decent password to get started.

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