Category Archives: WDS

Bypass the Windows Rearm Limit with Sysprep

 

Change the following Registry key value of GeneralizationState to 7

HKLM\System\Setup\Status\SysprepStatus

 

Change the following Registry key value of SkipRearm to 7

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurentVersion\SL\SkipRearm

(For Windows 7)

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\SoftwareProtectionPlatform

 

Remove approved devices from WDS

 

When you approve a device in WDS you may sometimes need to restart the process and change its name etc…

Simply deleting the computer account will give an error next time you try and pxe boot. You will also need to run the following command to clear all local cached copies of approved machines from the WDS server.

content from: https://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/23956-remove-approved-devices-from-windows-deployment-services