Moved to VSE for better support.
If it makes any difference its the Army Golden Master image I'm using. I'm wondering if something they tweaked when making the baseline image that is available to create our local image from is causing this issue. I'm clueless but I need to get this working so we can deploy new systems.
I'll give it a try.
I just tried removing the agent before running sysprep, and after it captured the image, when it rebooted, it failed. I'll disable access protection and see if it makes a difference.
The error I'm getting is after imaging a machine with my image, it reboots and says Starting windows, then setup is updating registry settings, then setup is starting services, then it fails and gives a pop up box that says "Windows could not finish configuring the system. To attempt to resume configuration, restart the computer."
I do, and it keeps happening over and over.
If I don't put the Policy auditor, host intrustion prevention, asset baseline monitor, policy auditor content update, and policy auditor on it, it will install fine on other computers.
Once I get the rest of the McAfee stuff installed, then the image won't work once sysprepped.
I'm seriously about to throw this thing out the window. The old image we have that works, has all the McAfee stuff pre-installed. I don't know how that last guy got it to work but it won't work for me, and we are supposed to release new images quarterly. The current working one we use is over a year old.
Once I have the agent on the system and the service running, I can't go into VSE and stop the access protection, its grayed out. I can't stop the McAfee service or it won't work.
I did get the system to properly sysprep and install using only VSE 8.8 and the agent. It took it a while to update its computer name in the "about" section by itself but I came in this morning and it did.
The problem is that I need to be able to include all the plug-in's into the image and I can't.
How did you get the Asset Baseline Monitor to install? I have tried every which way, I am running Windows 7 x64...It installed fine on the previous image as well, but I am also at a loss on how he was able to get the ABM installed.
Go to the McAfee tray icon, click and go to Quick Settings. Turn off HIPS and NIPS. Try the image again.
I was having the same issue as you and this was a workaround, even though HIPS and NIPS should be turned on. I am not sure if they turn back on automatically if you have EPO, but its at least worth a shot.
VSE 8.8 Patch 9 resolves most sysprep issues whilst leaving OAP enabled