Automate Windows 8 refresh


  • I am trying to get rid of deepfreeze in my lab environment and found the command line to create a custom refresh image and have cleanmgr to clean up the old windows installation after a refresh.  This is great and all but I need a way to automate the refresh part.  I have tried creating batch files to do this but the issue is a command line won't interface with the UAC window that comes up.  Is there a script or a command line switch to start systemreset.exe so it doesn't ask for a prompt from the user?  Thanks for the help. 
    • Moved by Bill_Stewart Wednesday, March 26, 2014 9:54 PM Move to more appropriate forum
    Wednesday, March 26, 2014 4:57 PM


  • Well thanks for your help.  This seems like such a simple request but apparently there is no way to start a refresh in windows 8 without having to touch the computer.
    Wednesday, March 26, 2014 9:37 PM

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