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oobeSystem

Updated: October 20, 2013

Applies To: Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2

The oobeSystem configuration pass configures settings that are applied during the end-user first-boot experience, also called Out-Of-Box Experience (OOBE). The oobeSystem configuration pass settings are processed before a user first logs on to Windows®.

Out-of-Box-Experience (OOBE) runs the first time the user starts a newly configured computer. OOBE runs before the Windows shell or any additional software runs, and it performs a small set of tasks that are required to configure and run Windows.

The following diagram illustrates the process that occurs when an end user first boots a newly configured computer. The result is OOBE, or a user's first-boot experience.

Windows Welcome configuration pass

You can configure Windows to boot to OOBE by running the sysprep command by using the /oobe option. By default, after running Windows Setup, OOBE starts.

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