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I don't think I've ever considered automating setup of a personal PC, or even my development machine at work. Neither case happens often enough to spend the time automating the process, especially considering most of the application installs aren't amenable to automation.

At the other end of the spectrum, at work I create the system images for our products, industrial PC's that control our commercial ink-jet printing systems. You start with a bootable USB Flash drive and a PC, and end with a Windows 10 or 11 system with appropriate device drivers installed and ready for the product application. This is fully automated since it's used most often by our service folks out in the field.

Creating the Windows 10 images took over a month given the relatively poor guidance from Microsoft for the process and the fact that I had four different models of hardware to handle. Windows 11 only took a week thanks to greatly improved Microsoft documentation and only two sets of hardware.
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