How to change SID through sysprep

First, click to Start->Run, type sysprep and press OK.

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This will open sysprep folder which is located in c:\Windows\System32. Open sysprep application.

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This will open System Preparation Tool 3.14 window. As a System Cleanup Action select Enter System Out-of-Box Experience (OOBE)Important: select Generalize if you want to change SID, it’s not selected by default. As Shutdown Options select Reboot.

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It will take some time for sysprep to finish, so grab a cup of coffee and wait.

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After rebooting you’ll have to enter some data, for example, Country or region, Time and currency and Keyboard input.

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Also, you’ll have to accept EULA. And that’s it. After booting, in Server Manager you’ll see that everything is changed, if you had some settings set now they’re changed.

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Now you can again use PsGetSid to check that your OS has new SID.

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