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Windows Image Deployment - WinPE - Execute Command After Server Image Deployment but Before WinPE Reboot

Simplified version: Execute command in WinPE after server image deployment but before WinPE reboots. Previous title: Windows Image Deployment - WinPE - Move Dynamically Generated XML via HTA to ...
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DISM inject drivers into WIM gives error 2

I have just installed a reference windows 7 x64 machine, sysprep-ed it, went into WinPE mode and captured boot.wim image using ImageX. I then moved the boot.wim to my local PC under c:\wim, and try ...
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Powershell DISM New-Windows Image: Using a CompressionType gives an error

PS C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Hyper-V\BigHomie> New-WindowsImage -CapturePath K: -ImagePath C:\VHDImports\Win764.wim -name "BigHomies Personal Image" -Verify -CompressionType "Max" Throws ...
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Error in Office 2010 when deploying as part of .wim?

We're deploying Windows onto PCs with a very simple VM image setup, capture, and deploy using WinPE and imagex to create a single .wim with no network dependencies or capabilities involved in the ...
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How do I make certain images available when user selects certain boot image? [WDS]

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 Installation that is used for everything under the sun including Network installation services. I would like to have the server offer certain images based upon the ...
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Install applications in .wim offline

We're just switching our images over from good old ghost .GHO's to .WIM format. One of the reasons is that we have heard that software updates could be modified/installed in .WIM's offline. For ...
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Best imaging practices (specifically sysprep to a .wim & network deployment)?

Note: As you may have seen in my other question regarding the data integrity of a .wim, I know this is a very "rigged" method of doing things. I've been the one heading up that whole area for our ...
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Microsoft Deployment Toolkit: Missing install.wim for windows 8.1

I'm trying to setup a windows 8.1 deployment using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2013 but I'm having trouble importing the operating system files. The sources directory in the Windows 8.1 installation ...
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Duplicate entries in Windows 7 Boot Manager

I have problem when with Boot Manager. When I restore System with using *.wim file after restart I see two identical entries. Booth entries run the same System. How I can remove this ? Of course I ...
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WDS deployment installs fine, consistently fails to setup: how do I diagnose what went wrong?

I'm using WDS with a reference image and boot file from a Win 7 iso. I get it to successful install sans answer file however when it reboots and tries to set up services, devices, etc. it gives an ...
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Why is the WIM Image becoming so large?

I've created a WIM file with filesize of 120MB (based on WinPE3.1). When I add it to the Boot Images section, the presented filesize somehow became 746MB. When I sniff the bandwidth of the network ...
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Delete a windows service from offline wim?

I have WIM files in Windows Deployment Services with various images for computers. Unfortunately, I'm not using MDT or system center or anything automated to create these images - just installed on a ...
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UltraVNC intigration with MDT

I'm trying to get UltraVNC integrated with WinPE to allow remote control over deployments in MDT 2012. These are the steps I've taken so far. Extracted winvnc.exe, vnchooks.dll to a directory ...
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How/where to find all Update (msu) packages for Windows 7 (Enterprise)

I've been using Wim2Vhd to create native boot vhd files. (I'm using this to keep several development environments ready, I'm a developer, I know -- I need help ;-) Now the first boot always ends up ...
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I need to run a program after the Windows Vista Installer Completes. (Windows AIK)

How can I run a program after the Windows Installer? I know how to mount and commit .wim files. This must be done using the Windows Automated Installation Kit. Is there a default registry hive where ...
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Live WIM image capture?

Is there a tool that can capture a live Server WIM image? Without having to boot the server into WinPE and use imageX. A free or commercial tool would be OK. Thanks!
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Determine WIM's Sysprep State

I'm looking for a/the way to tell if a given WIM was captured from a machine that was sysprep'd with the (equivalent of the) /generalize parameter. Interested in Server 2003 R2 as the source ...
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dism unmount with commit on offline image and changes are still in pending status when remounted

Using dism to disable features in a offline Windows 2008 R2 wim image, executing cmd dism commands below: Before any changes: ServerCore-WOW64 | Enabled ...
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Servicing a WIM image with the recently released SP1 for Windows 7/Server 2008 R2

I normally hang out over on SO but wanted to ask this question in a more appropriate forum. I have, for the sheer fun of learning how to do (as I'm sick of GHOST and dd images) set up WDS and captured ...
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Custom WIM image to be deployed through SCCM 2007 r2

I have captured a WIM file using imagex. It is windows 7 with a few apps that wouldnt install properly. I now want to deploy this through SCCM but for some reason it keeps failing. When it loads the ...
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Is it possible to create a wim from a set of specific folder and not the whol partition?

I'm trying to find out whether it's possible (or not) to create a wim file from a set of specific folder (C:\windows,C:\somethingelse,etc), and I was wonder if you guy could help me out ? Thanks in ...
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SCCM 2007 R2 missing boot.wim files from OSD\Boot folder

I have just installed SCCM 2007 R2 and when I went to deploy an OS i found that there is a problem with the boot.wim...There isnt one in the osd\ folder on the SCCM server. I then tried to use other ...
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How do I add files to a Vista or Win7 install.wim file?

I'm trying to add files to an install.wim file so that they will show up on the system after the OS has been deployed. I have tried the following steps: Mount the image with "imagex /mountrw..." ...