Knowledge Center

A Windows popup error displays while running Sysprep with Application Control enabled
Technical Articles ID:   KB78335
Last Modified:  4/9/2017


McAfee Application Control (MAC) 6.1

Microsoft Sysprep


A Microsoft Windows popup error displays on restart on a system with McAfee Application Control (MAC) in Enable mode if you run sysprep.exe and select the generalize option.

NOTE: Sysprep is the name of Microsoft's System Preparation Tool for Microsoft Windows operating system deployment. For details, see: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/302577.


Configure setupcl.exe as an Updater to resolve this issue.

Use sadmin to configure setupcl.exe as an Updater.
  1. Click Start, Run, type cmd, and click OK.
  2. Type the following command and press ENTER:

    sadmin updaters add setupcl.exe

Managed by ePolicy Orchestrator:
Configure setupcl.exe as an Updater in the MAC policy and push to the host systems.
  1. Log on to the ePO console.
  2. Click Policy Catalog.
  3. Select Solidcore 6.x.x:Application Control from the Product drop-down.
  4. Edit the policy.
  5. Click the Updater tab and configure setupcl.exe as an Updater.
  6. Send an agent wake-up call to the appropriate host systems.

Rate this document

Beta Translate with

Select a desired language below to translate this page.


This article is available in the following languages:

English United States

Glossary of Technical Terms

 Highlight Glossary Terms

Please take a moment to browse our Glossary of Technical Terms.