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Ran the most recent batch of windows updates on my source machine and recaptured the VIM, but now when I attempt to deploy, I am getting the "Failed to provision one or more disks" error followed by an exception.  Has anyone had this problem before or any tips for how to fix this?  

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Try cleaning the existing drive.


  • Boot to your boot media
  • Click the link to open a command prompt in the SmartDeploy splash screen


Perform the following commands: 

  • Diskpart
  • Select Disk 0
  • Clean (this will wipe the selected disk)
  • Create partition primary (this will create a partition to apply the image to)
  • Format FS=NTFS Quick
  • Assign letter C
  • Active
  • Exit


Restart the machine and attempt to deploy again and let us know your results.

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Hi Eric,

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