I have been testing deployment with Windows 10 Operating System. When I image a PC and the task sequence fails, I press F8 key for State Restore and it just navigates with keyboard commands. It is difficult to take control of that and the mouse is not working at all.
This is a bug with Windows 10 OSD. That also happen when I try to log files and I had to use net command to get it. To enable Mouse Support in Windows 10 Operating System deploy during State Restore or others, you could modify the registry to resolve the problem.
* Press Win + R from keyboard, type regedit in Run dialog box and click OK button to open registry Editor.
* Navigate to the location below:
* Go to its right side pane, double click on the EnableCursorSuppression string with REG_DWORD type, and change its value data from 1 to 0.
For Windows 10 OSD, after you have setup Windows and Configuration Manager, you can add a Run command line in task sequence editor. I added the command line to my TS to enable mouse:
reg add HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current\Version\Policies\System /v EnableCursorSuppression /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
Once you’ve done, open F8 to open CMTrace and mouse control function comes back. To restore the setting and undo the change, just set it back to the original setting of “1”.
However, the mouse only shows up within the app window like CMtrace, CMD, Notepad. Once you move it outside your active window, it will disappear until you hove it back above the window.