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OOBE

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

OOBE specifies the behavior of some of the Windows Out of Box Experience (OOBE) screens.

Child Elements

HideEULAPage

Hides the Microsoft Software License Terms page.

Note

OEMs and System Builders can use this setting only for testing prior to shipment.

HideLocalAccountScreen

Hides the Administrator password screen.

This setting applies only to the Windows Server editions.

HideOEMRegistrationScreen

Hides the OEM registration page.

HideOnlineAccountScreens

Specifies whether the user will be required to sign-in during OOBE.

HideWirelessSetupInOOBE

Hides the Join Wireless Network page.

NetworkLocation

Specifies the network type.

OEMAppID

Enables the OEM to specify app information.

ProtectYourPC

Hides the Help protect your computer and improve Windows automatically page. That page specifies whether updates are automatically downloaded and installed.

UnattendEnableRetailDemo

Use to enable retail demo mode on the device.

VMModeOptimizations

Use to customize the user experience when in VM mode.

Valid Configuration Passes

oobeSystem

Parent Hierarchy

Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup | OOBE

Applies To

For a list of the Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.

XML Example

The following XML example shows how to set OOBE information for testing.

<OOBE>
   <HideEULAPage>true</HideEULAPage>
   <NetworkLocation>Other</NetworkLocation>
   <ProtectYourPC>3</ProtectYourPC>
</OOBE>

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