Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

In a Windows 7 DVD I see two big files: boot.wim and install.wim. My assumption is that I can modify boot.wim to affect the Windows Preinstallation Environment itself. Is this assumption correct?

To put it another way... Instead of providing a driver disk; Can I inject, using DISM, into boot.wim, using dism /add-driver ? Is this enough to enable support for a unsupported hard disk controller within the installation environment itself?

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer 1

up vote 2 down vote accepted

Yes, it is. You're also going to want to add it to install.wim as well, so that it gets installed, otherwise your system likely won't boot after.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.