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Windows sid updating

The system uses the SID in the access token to identify the user in all subsequent interactions with Windows security.

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MDT 2013 Update 1 does have its fair share of bugs which are being worked quickly and an update to resolve those issues will hopefully be out soon but luckily Keith Garner has written up many of the bugs with workarounds so you don’t have to experience the pain of figuring them out on your own.If you do need to work with SIDs, do not manipulate them directly. In last post I described how to check SID on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, today I’ll describe you how to change SID on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 using sysprep.Each account has a unique SID issued by an authority, such as a Windows domain controller, and stored in a security database.Each time a user logs on, the system retrieves the SID for that user from the database and places it in the for that user.Windows security uses SIDs in the following security elements: In addition to the uniquely created, domain-specific SIDs assigned to specific users and groups, there are well-known SIDs that identify generic groups and generic users. English version of the Windows operating system has a well-known SID named "BUILTIN\Administrators" that might have a different name on international versions of the system.

For example, the well-known SIDs, Everyone and World, identify a group that includes all users. Because the names of well-known SIDs can vary, you should use the functions to build the SID from predefined constants rather than using the name of the well-known SID. For an example that builds a well-known SID, see Searching for a SID in an Access Token in C .

The issue at hand is actually an issue from Windows 8 where if you remove the built-in apps during a build and capture sysprep will fail.

I had imagined this was resolved by now but the fix is still in the works.

Note: This method of matching users to SIDs will only show those users who are logged in or have logged in and switched users.

To continue to use the registry method for determining other user's SIDs, you'll need to log in as each user on the system and repeat these steps.

Some additional guidance ensure you have CU1 applied to Config Mgr which resolves an issue with importing Windows 10 drivers.