Components

The topics in this section describe all of the unattended settings that can be set in Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016. To determine whether a component applies to the image you’re building, load your image into Windows SIM and search for the component or setting name. For information on how to view components and settings, see Configure Components and Settings in an Answer File.

In This Section

Microsoft-Windows-Audio-AudioCore

Specifies settings for audio and volume controls.

Microsoft-Windows-Audio-VolumeControl

Specifies settings for audio and volume controls.

Microsoft-Windows-BLB-WSB-Online-Main

Specifies settings to describe an online backup service in the Windows Server Backup menus.

Microsoft-Windows-BrowserService

Maintains a list of all available domains and servers on a network.

Microsoft-Windows-CodeIntegrity

New in Windows 10, version 1803. Specifies settings for Windows 10 in S mode.

Microsoft-Windows-CoreMmRes

Specifies settings for the camera sound.

Microsoft-Windows-Deployment

Specifies settings that are related to auditing a computer.

Microsoft-Windows-DeviceAccess

Specifies settings for enabling device policy.

Microsoft-Windows-DeviceGuard-Unattend

Specifies settings for initializing and enforcing Virtual Secure Mode (VSM) for Virtualization Based Security (VBS).

Microsoft-Windows-DiagCpl

Manages the Troubleshooting icon that is located in the Action Center.

Microsoft-Windows-Disk-Failure-Diagnostic-Module

Controls the Windows Disk Diagnostic feature.

Microsoft-Windows-DNS-Client

Contains settings for configuring the Domain Name System (DNS), a system for naming computers and network services that organizes them into a hierarchy of domains.

Microsoft-Windows-Embedded-BootExp

Specifies settings you can use to suppress OS elements that appear when Windows 10 Enterprise starts or resumes, or you can suppress the crash screen when the OS encounters an error that it cannot recover from.

Microsoft-Windows-Embedded-EmbeddedLogon

Specifies settings that you can use to suppress UI elements that relate to the Welcome screen and shutdown screen.

Microsoft-Windows-Embedded-ShellLauncher

Specifies settings you can use to replace the default OS shell with a custom shell.

Microsoft-Windows-Embedded-UnifiedWriteFilter

Use unified write filter (UWF) settings in your device to help protect your physical storage media.

Microsoft-Windows-EnhancedStorage-Adm

Specifies settings for encrypted drives (eDrives), also known as Encrypted Hard Disk Drives (eHDDs).

Microsoft-Windows-ErrorReportingCore

Specifies settings for error reporting.

Microsoft-Windows-Fax-Service

Specifies settings for faxes, including how they are sent, received, viewed, and printed.

Microsoft-Windows-GPIOButtons

Specifies settings for GPIO buttons and indicators.

Microsoft-Windows-HelpAndSupport

Specifies OEM information for a customized Help and Support page.

microsoft-windows-ie-clientnetworkprotocolimplementation-

Contains network policy settings.

Microsoft-Windows-IE-ESC

Specifies details about Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration (ESC).

Microsoft-Windows-IE-InternetExplorer

Contains settings for Internet Explorer.

Microsoft-Windows-International-Core

Includes the language and input locale settings for the system and the user.

microsoft-windows-international-core-winpe--

Specifies the default language, locale, and other international settings to use during Windows Setup or Windows Deployment Services installations.

Microsoft-Windows-LUA-Settings

Includes settings related to the Windows User Account Controls (UAC).

Microsoft-Windows-MapControl-Desktop

Includes settings for controlling the maps that get displayed for certain countries/regions.

Microsoft-Windows-MediaPlayer-Core

Contains a setting that specifies an override for the default Online Store provider for Windows Media Player.

microsoft-windows-mobilepc-sensors-api-

Specifies settings for sensor devices or mechanisms. Examples of sensors include accelerometers, light sensors, temperature sensors, and location sensors.

microsoft-windows-netbt-

Contains networking settings for NetBT.

Microsoft-Windows-NetworkBridge

Connects network segments and can create connections between different types of network media.

microsoft-windows-networkloadbalancing-core-

Includes settings for configuring and binding Network Load Balancing (NLB) to the adapters on an NLB cluster node.

Microsoft-Windows-OutOfBoxExperience

Specifies details about the Windows Out-Of-Box Experience (OOBE) for end users.

Microsoft-Windows-PartitionManager

Specifies settings to configure the Storage Area Network (SAN) policy.

Microsoft-Windows-PnpCustomizationsNonWinPE

Adds one or more out-of-box drivers to a Windows installation. (Drivers are added during the auditSystem configuration pass.)

microsoft-windows-pnpcustomizationswinpe-

Adds one or more out-of-box drivers to a Windows installation. (Drivers are added during the windowsPE configuration pass.)

Microsoft-Windows-PnpSysprep

Specifies whether all Plug and Play information persists during the generalize configuration pass.

Microsoft-Windows-powercpl

Specifies the preferred power plan for the computer.

Microsoft-Windows-Printing-Spooler-Core

Configures actions that the print spooler service performs when the computer starts.

Microsoft-Windows-RasServer

Provides Remote Access Service (RAS) for the user to remotely connect to a network.

Microsoft-Windows-RemoteAssistance-Exe

Enables a user who has a computer problem to receive assistance from another person who is remotely located.

microsoft-windows-securestartup-filterdriver-

Optimizes BitLocker for PCs with hardware architectures such as System on a Chip (SoC).

Microsoft-Windows-Security-SPP

Removes licensing values set during system installation and testing.

Microsoft-Windows-Security-SPP-UX

Handles the user experience for security licensing.

Microsoft-Windows-ServerManager-SvrMgrNc

Specifies whether the Server Manager application opens when the end user logs on for the first time.

microsoft-windows-setup-

Contains settings to select the Windows image that you install, to configure the disk that you install Windows to, and to configure the Windows PE operating system.

Microsoft-Windows-SharedAccess

Enables Internet connection sharing.

Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup

Contains elements and settings that control how the shell of the Windows operating system is installed on a destination computer.

Microsoft-Windows-shwebsvc

Contains settings that enable you to set the default online printing company and define the icon and the text that appear in the Online Print Wizard.

Microsoft-Windows-SMBServer

Provides Server Message Block (SMB) integration and authentication for Windows client computers to access network printers and file systems that run on UNIX servers.

Microsoft-Windows-SNMP-Agent-Service

Enables the computer to process Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) requests.

Microsoft-Windows-SQMAPI

Implements the Windows Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP).

Microsoft-Windows-stobject

Customizes the power management applications that are provided to end users.

microsoft-windows-systemmaintenanceservice-

Configures flash storage devices such as USB keys and Secure Digital (SD) cards as supplemental memory caches. This can improve system responsiveness, especially on systems with less RAM or slower disks.

Microsoft-Windows-SystemRestore-Main

Contains settings to enable or disable ways to create restore points.

Microsoft-Windows-TabletPC-Platform-Input-Core

Contains settings to adjust the Tablet PC user interface.

microsoft-windows-tapisetup-

Implements the Telephony API (TAPI).

Microsoft-Windows-TCPIP

Specifies the TCP/IP networking settings.

Microsoft-Windows-TerminalServices-CentralPublishing

Specifies the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) port for RemoteApp and Desktop Connection Management.

Microsoft-Windows-TerminalServices-LicenseServer

Specifies the database path and the server role for the Terminal Services license server.

Microsoft-Windows-TerminalServices-LocalSessionManager

Contains settings for enabling remote desktop connections.

Microsoft-Windows-TerminalServices-Publishing-WMIProvider

Configures the Terminal Services Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) Provider.

Microsoft-Windows-TerminalServices-RDP-WinStationExtensions

Contains settings to implement the Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).

Microsoft-Windows-TerminalServices-RemoteConnectionManager

Configures how Terminal Services manages Client Access Licenses (CALs).

Microsoft-Windows-UnattendedJoin

Enables a computer to join a domain during the specialize configuration pass.

Microsoft-Windows-TwinUI

Specifies advanced pen settings.

Microsoft-Windows-WDF-Kernel Library

Contains settings for the Kernel-Mode Driver Framework (KMDF), used for device drivers.

Microsoft-Windows-WinRE-RecoveryAgent

Manages settings related to Windows Recovery Environment (Windows RE).

Microsoft-Windows-Wlansvc

Specifies the location of the radio feature when a wireless local area network (LAN) connection is used.

Microsoft-Windows-WorkstationService

Creates and maintains client network connections to remote servers by using the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol.

Microsoft-Windows-WPD-BusEnumService

Contains settings that are used to manage how the system searches for devices that use Media Transfer Protocol over Bluetooth (MTP/BT).

Microsoft-Windows-WwanUI

Implements settings related to Network list.

Networking-MPSSVC-Svc

Contains settings for Windows Firewall, which can help protect computers by helping prevent unauthorized users from gaining access through the Internet or a network.

Security-Malware-Windows-Defender

Contains settings for Windows Defender, which scans the computer for malicious third-party programs and other unwanted software.

Deprecated and removed components

The following components are deprecated in Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016.

Microsoft-Windows-OutOfBoxExperience

Deprecated. Use Microsoft-Windows-ServerManager-SvrMgrNc instead.

Microsoft-Windows-Security-Licensing-SLC

Removed. Use Microsoft-Windows-Security-SPP instead.

Microsoft-Windows-Security-Licensing-SLCC

Removed. Do not use.

Microsoft-Windows-Security-Licensing-SLC-UX

Removed. Use Microsoft-Windows-Security-SPP-UX instead.

microsoft-windows-security-spp-ux-sppcc-

Deprecated. Do not use.

UDDI-Setup

Removed. Do not use.

Microsoft-Windows-Store-Client-UI

The component and setting have been removed.

Microsoft-Windows-MigrationWizardApplication

The component and setting have been removed.

Microsoft-Windows-ehome-reg-inf

Windows Media Center is no longer supported as of Windows 10. The component and settings have been removed.