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Thursday, March 17, 2016

Hi - We’re happy you’re here

When you logon to Windows 10 for the first time with a new user without a profile you will see this dialog:

Hi

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We’re happy you’re here

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Lots of great features to get excited about

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Getting everything ready for you

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Let’s start

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You might not like this dialog and prefer not to see it. setting the Group policy

Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\System\Logon\Show first sign-in animation to disabled

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Will change the dialog to this simple one (Preparing Windows):

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You can also set this in unattened.xml as shown here:

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    <settings pass="specialize">
        <component name="Microsoft-Windows-Deployment" 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">
            <RunSynchronous>
                <RunSynchronousCommand wcm:action="add">
                    <Path>reg add HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v EnableFirstLogonAnimation /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f</Path>
                    <Order>2</Order>
                    <Description>Do not Show First Logon Animation</Description>
                </RunSynchronousCommand>
            </RunSynchronous>
        </component>
    </settings>

Or directly in your task sequence with the command

reg add HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v EnableFirstLogonAnimation /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

1 comment:

  1. Thanks, Lars. I used the registry entry in my sysprep image and works good.

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