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For some reason, all our Windows 7 deployment images seem to have developed a stange issue. As the install gets to the end of the process, the monitor is going blank and displaying 'out of range' messages. We have tried it on a couple of monitors and a couple of machines put same outcome.

I've dug into the logs in the \panther folder, and come accross a strange entry in \panther\unattendGC\setupact.log, it says -

2012-10-24 09:07:56, Info                         [msoobe.exe] Display mode is set to 1280x1024x32 [1Hz]

This seemed very odd (a refesh of 1Hz?), so i checked an older machine and it was set to 60hz as id expect.

Anyone know where this setting is comming from?

Cheers Luke

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Have you recently made any changes to.the out of box drivers? – Tim Brigham Oct 24 '12 at 11:13
some new ones might have been added, i did'nt think adding new ones would break anything? – beakersoft Oct 24 '12 at 15:06
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I opened the unatend.xml file on the task, found a display setting under OOBE and removed it. This seemed to do the trick

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It is possible when adding a new out of box driver for the new injected driver to have problems when used in a PE / WDS / MDT setup. I would suggest that you pull any new drivers, update your deployment share and republish your images. If that helps readd your drivers one by one.

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