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    NTLite Adding undocumented registry key to HKLM

    Thanks for providing this clarification, and for further feedback regarding this subject and future Windows builds. I didn't assume the key was bad or good. It was added without notification, so I became alert when reviewing the registry for other unrelated keys, and thus led to the question and...
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    NTLite Adding undocumented registry key to HKLM

    Hello, while auditing a image i made using NTLite, I noticed that there was an undocumented key that had been added to HKLM hive from NTLite. Why is this being added, and why is it not documented that it is added to the final Install.wim? Also are there other keys/values being added/modified...
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    Add File Explorer pin to default user taskbar in Windows 10 LTSC

    Ahhh its a bug. Looks like I need to figure out a way to import it using a Ps1 script after all... The updated article and comments cover the odd behavior https://www.scconfigmgr.com/2016/08/03/customize-pinned-items-on-taskbar-in-windows-10-1607-during-osd-with-configmgr/ Could i put the...
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    Add File Explorer pin to default user taskbar in Windows 10 LTSC

    Hmm, ok interesting. When i remove a pin; it comes back on sign out or system restart. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <LayoutModificationTemplate xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/Start/2014/LayoutModification"...
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    Add File Explorer pin to default user taskbar in Windows 10 LTSC

    I finally got it working! I had to delete the keys inside HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CloudStore restart and was finally working. But this was on a live install. Now to work towards intergrating it back into the wim. so inside the shell folder i have DefaultLayouts.xml...
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    Add File Explorer pin to default user taskbar in Windows 10 LTSC

    Hmm the above didn't work but i think i know why. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/customize/desktop/customize-the-taskbar and then https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/configuration/customize-and-export-start-layout It makes sense, but it seems that Windows is...
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    Add File Explorer pin to default user taskbar in Windows 10 LTSC

    Thanks, yeah i was gonna try that based on two resources i found : https://www.joseespitia.com/2016/06/27/customized-a-windows-10-start-layout/ - This guy has a bunch of handy little tidbits on his site (props). Then this article regarding startlayout and taskbar layout...
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    Add File Explorer pin to default user taskbar in Windows 10 LTSC

    AHHH I think i found it: ~\Users\Default\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\DefaultLayouts.xml I will report back after configuring and testing in a VM if it works. Edit: Hm... After looking at the file, it looks like its the template that MS uses for all of their Windows 10 start menus...
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    Add File Explorer pin to default user taskbar in Windows 10 LTSC

    I didn't remove anything. By default windows 10 Enterprise+ does not have pins placed on new user profiles taskbar. They can be added via the user, GPO, or a unattended .ps1 scripts by normal means. I am seeking an alternate method via direct image ingratiation. I do not want to simply copy the...
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    Add File Explorer pin to default user taskbar in Windows 10 LTSC

    I'm looking for away to reintegrate the file explorer pin within a Windows 10 LTSC image. I know that you can use a powershell script to reimport a layout, but I i think that only works for the one user the account that the script is run against. Has any one found a way to make it part of the...
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    Windows 10 LTSC 1809 - Optimize Gaming/Poweruser/Runtime Profile, retaining maximum compatibility. For x64/UEFI systems.

    I just wanted to say thanks for sharing your efforts as it has clarified a few things for me.
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    What is the correct formatting for an imported reg file?

    Hmm ok. i need to read up on that then. Thanks for that insight. If you know, could you please provide a correctly formatted example of how NTLite expects a registry string for default user to be written? When i add a key like this; i get two entries: one for default users, and another for...
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    What is the correct formatting for an imported reg file?

    Ah ok I think i figured it out. I think it should be like this: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Siuf\Rules] "NumberOfSIUFInPeriod"=dword:00000000
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    What is the correct formatting for an imported reg file?

    Hello, I am having difficulty identifying the correct format that NTLite is expecting for keys/values in a .reg file when trying to import them. I can see the key in the preview window, butt the value does seem to be present. Additionally i have confirmed with a VM install that the keys are not...
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