Understanding what the USMT 4.0 CONFIG manifests migrate (Part 18: Vista Section I)
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First published on TechNet on Aug 15, 2011

This part covers the following config.xml components for Windows Vista:

 

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<component displayname="Security" migrate="yes" ID="security">

<component displayname="Security Options" migrate="yes" ID="security\security_options">

<component displayname="Microsoft-Windows-Credential-Manager" migrate="yes" ID="http://www.microsoft.com/migration/1.0/migxmlext/cmi/microsoft-windows-credential-manager/microsoft-...>

</component>

</component>

 

<component displayname="Appearance and Display" migrate="yes" ID="appearance_and_display">

<component displayname="Windows Games Settings" migrate="yes" ID="appearance_and_display\windows_games_settings">

<component displayname="Microsoft-Windows-GameExplorer" migrate="yes" ID="http://www.microsoft.com/migration/1.0/migxmlext/cmi/microsoft-windows-gameexplorer/microsoft-window...>

</component>

 

<component displayname="Taskbar and Start Menu" migrate="yes" ID="appearance_and_display\taskbar_and_start_menu">

<component displayname="Microsoft-Windows-stobject" migrate="yes" ID="http://www.microsoft.com/migration/1.0/migxmlext/cmi/microsoft-windows-stobject/microsoft-windows-st...>

<component displayname="Microsoft-Windows-explorer" migrate="yes" ID="http://www.microsoft.com/migration/1.0/migxmlext/cmi/microsoft-windows-explorer/microsoft-windows-ex...>

</component>

 

<component displayname="Personalized Settings" migrate="yes" ID="appearance_and_display\personalized_settings">

<component displayname="Microsoft-Windows-uxtheme" migrate="yes" ID="http://www.microsoft.com/migration/1.0/migxmlext/cmi/microsoft-windows-uxtheme/microsoft-windows-uxt...>

<component displayname="Microsoft-Windows-themeui" migrate="yes" ID="http://www.microsoft.com/migration/1.0/migxmlext/cmi/microsoft-windows-themeui/microsoft-windows-the...>

<component displayname="Microsoft-Windows-shell32" migrate="yes" ID="http://www.microsoft.com/migration/1.0/migxmlext/cmi/microsoft-windows-shell32/microsoft-windows-she...>

<component displayname="Microsoft-Windows-CommandPrompt" migrate="yes" ID="http://www.microsoft.com/migration/1.0/migxmlext/cmi/microsoft-windows-commandprompt/microsoft-windo...>

</component>

</component>

 

 

 

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Rights Management Client


Config Entry

<component displayname="Microsoft-Windows-Rights-Management-Client-v1-API" migrate="yes" ID="http://www.microsoft.com/migration/1.0/migxmlext/cmi/microsoft-windows-rights-management-client-v1-a...>


Config Manifest

\USMT\x86\ReplacementManifests\RIGHTS-MANAGEMENT-CLIENT-V1-API-REPLACEMENT.MAN


Behavior Synopsis

Migrates per-user and per-computer DRM settings. There is no UI for these settings.

 

Credential Manager


Config Entry

<component displayname="Microsoft-Windows-Credential-Manager" migrate="yes" ID="http://www.microsoft.com/migration/1.0/migxmlext/cmi/microsoft-windows-credential-manager/microsoft-...>


Config Manifest

C:\Windows\winsxs\Manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-credential-manager_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.16386_none_a527dc6f9f86ae33.manifest


Behavior Synopsis

Migrates certain per-computer credman security settings and per-user stored credentials (not cached interactive logon creds).

 

 

Games Explorer


Config Entry

<component displayname="Microsoft-Windows-GameExplorer" migrate="yes" ID="http://www.microsoft.com/migration/1.0/migxmlext/cmi/microsoft-windows-gameexplorer/microsoft-window...>


Config Manifest

C:\Windows\winsxs\Manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-gameexplorer_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22475_none_4429bb23d7b5279d.manifest


Behavior Synopsis

Migrates per-computer and per-user Game Explorer settings and statistics.

 

 

Power Management Notification


Config Entry

<component displayname="Microsoft-Windows-stobject" migrate="yes" ID="http://www.microsoft.com/migration/1.0/migxmlext/cmi/microsoft-windows-stobject/microsoft-windows-st...>


Config Manifest

C:\Windows\winsxs\Manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-stobject_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.16386_none_47ec33cd5890f3d2.manifest


Behavior Synopsis

Migrates customized power management notification area settings. These can only be set through group policy or direct registry editing. This has nothing to do with the actual power management settings.

 

 

Windows Explorer


Config Entry

<component displayname="Microsoft-Windows-explorer" migrate="yes" ID="http://www.microsoft.com/migration/1.0/migxmlext/cmi/microsoft-windows-explorer/microsoft-windows-ex...>


Config Manifest

C:\Windows\winsxs\Manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-explorer_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.16386_none_4f7de5167cd15deb.manifest


Behavior Synopsis

Migrates per-user Windows Explorer settings to include taskbar, folder options, notification area, and other shell preferences.

 

 

Windows Theme (Current)


Config Entry

<component displayname="Microsoft-Windows-uxtheme" migrate="yes" ID="http://www.microsoft.com/migration/1.0/migxmlext/cmi/microsoft-windows-uxtheme/microsoft-windows-uxt...>


Config Manifest

C:\Windows\winsxs\Manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-uxtheme_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.18000_none_a5e49ad4068f9b12.manifest


Behavior Synopsis

Migrates per-user current appearance scheme selection.

 

 

Windows Theme (Customizations)


Config Entry

<component displayname="Microsoft-Windows-themeui" migrate="yes" ID="http://www.microsoft.com/migration/1.0/migxmlext/cmi/microsoft-windows-themeui/microsoft-windows-the...>


Config Manifest

C:\Windows\winsxs\Manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-themeui_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.18005_none_86ea0f7f18a2f487.manifest


Behavior Synopsis

Migrates per-user customizations made to the currently selected theme.

 

 

Shell Configuration


Config Entry

<component displayname="Microsoft-Windows-shmig" migrate="yes" ID="http://www.microsoft.com/migration/1.0/migxmlext/cmi/microsoft-windows-shmig/microsoft-windows-shmig...>


Config Manifest

\USMT\x86\ReplacementManifests\SHMIG-REPLACEMENT.MAN

 

plugin file="Microsoft-Windows-shmig\shmig.dll"


Behavior Synopsis

There is no practical XML for this manifest, all work done by the plugin SHMIG. It loads each user profile and migrates registry settings for per-user display settings like DPI, wallpaper, screensaver settings, recycle bin usage and confirmation dialogs, the Start Menu, and User Tiles.

 

 

 

 

Shell Folders


Config Entry

<component displayname="Microsoft-Windows-shell32" migrate="yes" ID="http://www.microsoft.com/migration/1.0/migxmlext/cmi/microsoft-windows-shell32/microsoft-windows-she...>


Config Manifest

C:\Windows\winsxs\Manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-shell32_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22574_none_6e51988f2874f7b1.manifest


Behavior Synopsis

Migrates per-user shell icon settings and screen positions.

 

 

Command Prompt


Config Entry

<component displayname="Microsoft-Windows-CommandPrompt" migrate="yes" ID="http://www.microsoft.com/migration/1.0/migxmlext/cmi/microsoft-windows-commandprompt/microsoft-windo...>


Config Manifest

C:\Windows\winsxs\Manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-commandprompt_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.18000_none_8b0cc6bd1a5c896f.manifest


Behavior Synopsis

Migrates select CMD prompt defaults per-user and per-default user, such as the default auto-completion character. There is no UI for these settings, only registry.

 

 

 

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