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Article ID: 946485 - Last Review: January 16, 2015 - Revision: 1.0

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Symptoms

When a RunSynchronous command runs for a long time during the audit mode of an unattended Windows Vista installation, the Windows Vista-based computer may enter a sleep state. In this scenario, if the administrator password is not set, the computer does not resume from sleep automatically. The computer may be permanently locked, and you may have to reinstall the operating system to recover.

Cause

This problem occurs if the administrator password is not set and if the computer enters a lower power state, such as sleep or hibernation.
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Applies to
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
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