In order to sysprep a windows 2003 R2 image, follow the  below:

  • Insert CD1
  • go to  Support\Tools\Deploy.cab
  • select everything and extract them to c:\sysprep ( a folder that you have created it)
  • Double click sysprep.exe.
  • Keep the default settings (Options un-selected, shutdown mode: shutdown)
  • click on Reseal
  • And press Ok