We have a computer lab that runs Windows Xp and a Base image has already been put on them. The base image is setup with the computer name like this C-XX-XXX-XXXX and then we run regfix. After a reboot we login to administrator and run sysprep. Ok after every machine in the lab is completley setup with entering in the serial number etc. so every machine has a unique sid and changing the computer names, then the machines are ready to go. My question is, if you create another image similiar and then use zenworks again to image them on the next image should you skip running sysprep, does zenworks keep the sid that was created from the previous image. I also noticed that on the second image I put on these machines in which I didnt run sysprep, Zenworks runs its configuration utility after the machine has been imaged and does a reboot and it keeps the computer name that was configured from last, but if you dont go into administrator and run regfix with the computer name that it kept, then when you try to login with a user it brings up a window that says default and asks for a password is there anyway around this so when we image are machines we dont have to run the regfix again if a previous image has been put on them, I hope this all makes since, It makes since in my mind, if anyone needs any clarification let me know.
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