Cloning Win10 VM as a completely new machine?

Proxfan2025

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Hi,

I'm testing Win10 Autopilot feature with Proxmox. It's an automated PC kittng process managed by MS Intune. It begins refreshing PC according to pre-registered HWID.csv, which is composed of hardware hash, serial etc. HWID is acquired by powershell command.
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/autopilot/registration-overview

So, my question is, how can I clone a Win10 VM template as a complete new 'physical' machine?

I found that normal link-cloning of VM ends up the same hardware ID. The challenge is that once HWID is registered to Intune, I cannot reuse the VM with different configuration. If I re-create VMs each time, it generates different HWID and has no problem testing new config. But it's a bit of work installing Win10 ISO every time.

Would it be working if I change UUID & serial number of SMBIOS? Any idea is welcome. Thanks!
 

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