error opening unattend.xml. couldn't find file unattend.xml RRS feed

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  • MDT 6.3.8298.1000 , ADK 10,


       I have download windows 7 x64 enterprise iso from VL and capture wim file, imported to deploy it. when I try to open unattend.xml file to customized it, I am getting error message

    when I click on log file:

    6:58 PM : This application requires version 10.0.10240.16384 of the Windows ADK.

    Install this version to correct the problem

    6:58 PM :

    6:58 PM : Error opening D:\MDTProduction\Control\W7PRD1124\Unattend.xml.

    6:58 PM :

    6:58 PM : System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not find file 'D:\MDTProduction\Control\W7PRD1124\Unattend.xml'.

    File name: 'D:\MDTProduction\Control\W7PRD1124\Unattend.xml'

       at System.IO.__Error.WinIOError(Int32 errorCode, String maybeFullPath)

       at System.IO.FileStream.Init(String path, FileMode mode, FileAccess access, Int32 rights, Boolean useRights, FileShare share, Int32 bufferSize, FileOptions options, SECURITY_ATTRIBUTES secAttrs, String msgPath, Boolean bFromProxy, Boolean useLongPath, Boolean checkHost)

       at System.IO.FileStream..ctor(String path, FileMode mode, FileAccess access, FileShare share, Int32 bufferSize, FileOptions options, String msgPath, Boolean bFromProxy)

       at System.IO.FileStream..ctor(String path, FileMode mode, FileAccess access, FileShare share, Int32 bufferSize)

       at System.Xml.XmlUrlResolver.GetEntity(Uri absoluteUri, String role, Type ofObjectToReturn)

       at System.Xml.XmlTextReaderImpl.FinishInitUriString()

       at System.Xml.XmlReaderSettings.CreateReader(String inputUri, XmlParserContext inputContext)

       at Microsoft.ComponentStudio.ComponentPlatformInterface.Serializer.Validate(XmlSchema schema, String filename, ValidateCallBack additionalValidation, Object additionalParameter)

       at Microsoft.ComponentStudio.ComponentPlatformInterface.AnswerFile.DoLoad(Boolean useImagePathInAnswerFile)

       at Microsoft.ComponentStudio.MainForm.MainForm_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)

    I have adk 10 installed.

    unattend.xml file is in right folder and has access to file.

    It only happening on windows 7, I can open windows 10, windows 8.1 unattend.xml file and also able to create catalog file.

    Is this know issue with adk build 10.0.10240.16384??? because in my other test server has Build 6.3.9600.17029 and same file is able create catalog and unattend file fine.

    thanks in adv


    Saturday, December 5, 2015 9:32 PM


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  • anyone???


    Thursday, December 10, 2015 11:11 AM
  • Try directly opening the WIM file with WSIM and see if WSIM is able to create the catalog.

    Logs are very important. Mention any customizations you have made.

    Thursday, December 10, 2015 10:12 PM
  • I was able to open a windows 7 SP1 UNattend.xml file using WISM Build 10586.

    The error above suggests that it may be a permissions issue.

    Keith Garner - Principal Consultant [owner] -

    Thursday, December 10, 2015 10:44 PM