SkipWinREInitialization

Use SkipWinREInitialization in VM mode, particularly in a container scenario where recovery is not important, to skip initialization of the Windows Recovery Environment (Windows RE) image.

Note  You must specify /mode:vm during sysprep to fully enable this setting.

Values

false

Does not skip initialization of the Windows RE image when in VM mode.

This is the default OS value.

true

Skips initialization of the Windows RE image when in VM mode.

Valid Configuration Passes

oobeSystem

Parent Hierarchy

Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup | OOBE | VMModeOptimizations | SkipWinREInitialization

Applies To

Windows 10 for desktop editions (Home, Pro, Enterprise, and Education)

For a list of the Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.