Windows 7 Thin PC SP1 x86 - Unable to edit "unattend.xml" file


  • Hi guys, trying to edit the unattend file from the OS Info tab within the MDT console (attempting to edit the unattend file for Windows 7 Thin PC) and recieve the following error. I have the MDT console installed on a Windows 7 Enterprise x86 SP1 machine



    This operation requires administrator rights

    Performing operation "generate" on Target "Catalog".

    Starting: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Deployment Toolkit\Bin\Microsoft.BDD.Catalog35.exe" "\\\mdt$\Operating Systems\Windows 7 Thin PC x86\Sources\install.wim" 1 > "C:\Users\ADM_MC~1\AppData\Local\Temp\Microsoft.BDD.Catalog.log" 2>&1

    No existing catalog file found.

    PROGRESS: 0: Starting.

    PROGRESS: 0: Creating mount folder: C:\Users\adm_mckayn\AppData\Local\Temp\IMGMGR_install_Windows Embedded Standard 7_mnev0dpt.euu.

    PROGRESS: 5: Creating temp folder: C:\Users\adm_mckayn\AppData\Local\Temp\IMGMGR_install_temp_gj2jrc4b.wef.

    PROGRESS: 10: Mounting Windows image: \\\mdt$\Operating Systems\Windows 7 Thin PC x86\Sources\install.wim. This might take a few minutes.

    ERROR: Unable to generate catalog on \\\mdt$\Operating Systems\Windows 7 Thin PC x86\Sources\install.wim: System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception: A required privilege is not held by the client

    at Microsoft.ComponentStudio.ComponentPlatformInterface.WimImageInfo.PreCreateCatalog()

    at Microsoft.ComponentStudio.ComponentPlatformInterface.OfflineImageInfo.CreateCatalog()

    at Microsoft.BDD.Catalog.Program.DoCatalog()

    Non-zero return code from catalog utility, rc = 2002


    Any ideas?

    • Edited by nickm34 Tuesday, March 05, 2013 4:18 AM
    Tuesday, March 05, 2013 4:17 AM


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