How To Sysprep Windows Server 2016

In this article, I’ll show you how to Sysprep Windows Server 2016 In order to create a Server Image or a “Gold Image”.

Sysprep Is an essential step when using Windows Deployment Server (WDS) as I’ll show you In the next few articles on the topic when I’ll create a custom Image also known as “Gold Image”.


To Sysprep Windows Server 2016, Log In to a Windows Server 2016 Server and go to:


Double Click on Sysprep.exe

Select the settings as seen below, Use Reboot If you need to boot the Server to a capture Image.

Use Shutdown If using It as a cloned Virtual Machine.

Wait for the process to Finish


Update: YouTube Video added


One response to “How To Sysprep Windows Server 2016”

  1. Marco Avatar

    It may be useful to know the difference between OOBE and audit mode