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Windows 11 >> Add a layout to an image

Hi,

I am following this guide to modify the Layout in Windows 11.
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/customize/desktop/customize-the-windows-11-start-menu#add-a-layout-to-an-image
And json file looks like the following:

 { "primaryOEMPins": [ 
      { "packagedAppId": "Microsoft.Windows.Photos_8wekyb3d8bbwe!App"},
      { "desktopAppId": "Microsoft.Windows.Explorer" }, 
      { "packagedAppId": "Microsoft.WindowsStore_8wekyb3d8bbwe!App"} 
    ], 
    "secondaryOEMPins": [ 
      { "packagedAppId": "windows.immersivecontrolpanel_cw5n1h2txyewy!microsoft.windows.immersivecontrolpanel"}, 
      { "packagedAppId":"Microsoft.WindowsCalculator_8wekyb3d8bbwe!App"} 
    ], 
    "firstRunOEMPins": [ 
      { "packagedAppId":"Microsoft.WindowsNotepad_8wekyb3d8bbwe!App"} 
        ]
  }

Once image is deployed and desktop is prepared, default start layout still available (ToDo, Xbox, Spotify, Facebook etc. etc.)
What might I am doing wrong?

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mniehaus answered

That's the OEM process, which can only add items (and a very small number of them). The IT pro process is now documented separately. See https://oofhours.com/2021/10/27/customize-the-windows-11-start-menu/ for more details, links, etc.

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