Updated: August 1, 2012
Applies To: Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Vista
DoNotCleanTaskBar specifies whether Sysprep removes deskbands. A deskband is a customized toolbar that can be added to the taskbar. Deskbands contain shortcuts to frequently performed tasks.
This setting has been deprecated in Windows® 8. The information about this deprecated setting is provided for reference only. In Windows 8, we do not recommend using deskbands to the desktop taskbar.
Specifies that deskbands are not removed.
Specifies that deskbands are removed. This is the default value.
For a list of the Windows® editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.
The following XML output specifies that deskbands are not removed.