Troubleshooting the Sysprep and Capture task sequence

by Mitch Tulloch [Published on 23 March 2011 / Last Updated on 17 Dec. 2009]

How to resolve an issue involving the use of the Sysprep and Capture task sequence in MDT 2010.

You are trying to use the Sysprep and Capture task sequence to manually capture an image from an existing reference installation. Unfortunately the Windows Deployment Wizard page for capturing an image is not displayed, which means you can't specify a network share for uploading the captured image to. What could be the cause of this issue?

The wizard page you need is being skipped because the computer whose image you are trying to capture is domain-joined. Use of the Sysprep and Capture task sequence is only supported for capturing images of computers that belong to workgroups.

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