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Note: Without creating a fresh new image.

I have a base Windows 7 OS (with some software)

I want to install multiple applications (20-30), and then capture all these installations in a single image/installer, so that this could be used on multiple PCs. When I am installing the additional software, I want it to capture file changes, registry changes and any new directories added.

Then I would simply "extract" this on another PC for fast installation. Kinda like a standalone incremental backup/restore for free.

Any ideas?


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maybe. clonezilla seems promising. :) – user235849 Jul 5 '13 at 2:51
domain? all on the same network? clonezilla will give you problems with windows. You need to use SysPrep then......and do any of these apps you are going to install need serials/keys/etc? – Logman Jul 5 '13 at 2:58
Are any of the programs on you list supported by Ninite – Mokubai Jul 7 '13 at 9:14
When cloning/sysprep'ing machines, you need to check each application's documentation. Some applications registry/ini/etc files might need to be modified manually beforehand. – Keltari Jul 7 '13 at 9:28
up vote -1 down vote accepted

Windows Post-Install Wizard is what I was looking for.

Silent and automatic installs of applications!

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