Computer settings - Windows 2008 or later

The Computer Settings tab lets you provide information about users, plug-and-play drivers, software license keys, and localization of the Microsoft Windows 2008 or later operating system that you are installing.

Field definitions


The user name.


Name of the user's organization.

PnP driver paths

Specifies the location of plug-and-play (PnP) drivers and mass storage drivers in your data store.
For configuring PnP or OEM drivers, for PnP driver paths, click Browse to select drivers. For information, see
For PnP drivers, you can alternatively enter a semicolon-delimited list of paths in the field. Each path should be relative to the root of the data store. This example shows selection of two PnP drivers:

License key

Enter the key to the software license you are using, including all hyphens in the key. Then, under License key, do one of the following:

  • If the license is granted on a per-server basis, select Per server. For Number of concurrent connections, enter the number of users that can use a license simultaneously. This number must be set higher than 5.
  • If the license is granted on a per-seat basis, select Per seat.


    To install an evaluation version of Windows Server 2008 R2 (or one that uses a Multiple Activation Key), leave the License Key field blank. You can activate the license key on the target server later or you can customize the Unattend.xml file by providing the activation key. By default, the system package accepts the KMS license key.

Time zone

Select a time zone for the server.


Select a language option. For example, in the United States, select English United States.

For additional information, see Selecting drivers - Windows 2008.

When finished, proceed to the Computer settings - Windows operating systems earlier than Windows 2008 tab.

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