With Sysprep (System Preparation Tool), you can easily duplicate Windows systems. The computers with the same hardware in an environment can save time by replicating seamlessly by modifying the SID numbers of user accounts with Sysprep.
How to Use Sysprep in Windows Operating System
Using Sysprep on Win 10 operating system is quite easy. In the previous article, we discussed what is Sysprep in Microsoft Windows systems. In this article, we will change the user account SID numbers with Sysprep.
A computer cloned with Sysprep can be easily transferred to a computer / laptop with the same hardware.
If you have multiple computers with the same hardware, you can simply copy this image to other computers after generalizing your system using Sysprep after you have made all the necessary settings on one computer.
How to Change SID Number in Windows 10
First of all, check the SID numbers of the existing users and then verify the action you have taken after changing the SID of a computer using Sysprep.
Let’s look at the SID numbers of user accounts in the operating system. This information will change after the Sysprep process.
To find user SID numbers in Windows 10, run the following command at the CMD command prompt.
wmic useraccount get name, sid
Press Windows + R to open the Run.
In the Run window, type Sysprep and press OK.
After viewing the location of the program, run it as an administrator.
After running the System Preparation Tool, select Generalize and click OK.
Sysprep is preparing the system…
After the Sysprep process is complete, your computer will restart.
Wait while preparing devices.
After setting the Country, Language, Keyboard and Time zone, click on the Next button.
Windows 10 gives us information about the license information. Click on the Accept button to continue.
Continue by selecting Use Express Settings.
Wait while preparing Windows 10.
To open an account on a local domain, select the option below.
In the Choose how you’ll connect window, click Next.
Enter a new username for the Windows 10 operating system and click on the Next button.
If you want to accept the Cortana feature, click on the Use Cortana button. Continue by clicking the Not Now button to bypass the Windows 10 Cortana feature.
Windows 10 is preparing the operating system interface…
If you compare SID numbers after your computer is turned on, you can see that they are different.
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In this article, we’ve examined how to configure Sysprep. With this feature, after you create a Windows 10 custom image, you can deploy it to other computers. Thanks for following us!
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