Customization How-To Topics

This section provides a collection of procedures on how to customize Windows installations by using an answer file. Before completing any of the procedures in this section, make sure you have successfully built a basic answer file as outlined in the previous section, Building an Answer File.

In This Section

Best Practices for Authoring Answer Files

Work with Windows SIM

Add a Custom Script to Windows Setup

Manage Language Packs for Windows

Manage Device Drivers for Windows

Create a Data Image

Enable and Disable the Built-in Administrator Account

Configure Power Schemes

Configure Windows Firewall

Configure Server Roles

Enable Remote Desktop

Change a Default Client Application

Enable Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)

Work with Product Keys and Activation