Reduce a Sysprep image of a Windows 8 install from a VHD (Virtual Hard-Drive)

theKramer at 14h16
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Mar
2013
Reduce a Sysprep image of a Windows 8 install from a VHD (Virtual Hard-Drive)

How to Sysprep a VirtualBox/VMWare install of Windows 8 and Capture it with Imagex to a new install.wim file so that you can use WinReducer to slim it down.

The purpose of this is that you can reuse the same image over and over again, with all the latest windows updates and your own specific apps installed.
Note: there is an issue with anti-virus programs and Adobe software and Sysprep, so you cannot install an antivirus. [......]
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