Clean Up Clone Windows Using SYSPREP

Before the clone VM with Windows Operating System can be use, it need to be “generalized”. SYSPREP (System Preparation Tool) is a tools from Microsoft.


  • Open the Run, type sysprep and hit Enter.
  • Double the sysprep application.
  • Select as below and click OK.
  • Wait for the reboot process.
  • Complete the information require during this setup.
  • Click Accept.
  • Set the password and click Finish.
  • The guest operating system is ready to use.

By using the VMware Clone Feature and Windows Tool Sysprep the VM creation and OS installation time can be save.

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