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OSDCloud WinPE and OOBE

In this example, I configured a PSCloudScript that had separate routines for WinPE and OOBE. Both routines used the same command line
powershell iex(irm
The above URL is broken at this time until my testing is complete


This routine had OSDCloud preconfigured with everything except the OSLanguage. I work for a global company, so a single language won't work
Start-OSDCloud -OSBuild 20H2 -OSEdition Enterprise -OSLicense Volume -Firmware -SkipAutopilot -SkipODT -Restart
This allows the technician to specify the Language during deployment. This deployment was configured to Restart to OOBE automatically


Press Shift + F10 to open a command prompt from this screen
This OOBE is configured to open Display Settings so I could resize the screen as needed on my Virtual Machine. Closing Display Settings will continue to the next step
Language is important as it gives me the ability to add an additional language or keyboard if necessary
Finally Date and Time Settings so I can change from Pacific Time Zone to something a little closer to home
Autopilot was configured with my GroupTag in the script, so all I needed to do was enter my credentials to join my Tenant. You will notice the main window was configured to remove specific Appx Packages and to add Windows Capabilities that I needed like RSAT and NetFX3
Windows Update was also enabled for Drivers and the Operating System
Finally, the process ends with an automatic reboot that will wait for the Autopilot to complete first
All the above OOBE steps were completed with this simple configuration
# oobeCloud Settings
$Global:oobeCloud = @{
oobeSetDisplay = $true
oobeSetRegionLanguage = $true
oobeSetDateTime = $true
oobeRegisterAutopilot = $true
oobeRegisterAutopilotCommand = 'Get-WindowsAutopilotInfo -Online -GroupTag Demo -Assign'
oobeRemoveAppxPackage = $true
oobeRemoveAppxPackageName = 'CommunicationsApps','OfficeHub','People','Skype','Solitaire','Xbox','ZuneMusic','ZuneVideo'
oobeAddCapability = $true
oobeAddCapabilityName = 'ActiveDirectory','BitLocker','GroupPolicy','RemoteDesktop','ServerManager','VolumeActivation','NetFX'
oobeUpdateDrivers = $true
oobeUpdateWindows = $true
oobeRestartComputer = $true
oobeStopComputer = $false


This is an incredibly easy way to deploy an Autopilot device without any infrastructure with a single command line used in WinPE and OOBE. I'm still working on some cleanup, but expect to hear more soon
powershell iex(irm
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