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Questions tagged [windows-pe]

Windows PE (Pre-installation Environment) is a lightweight version of Microsoft Windows, used for deploying, installing and repairing Windows operating systems.

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Make a bootable WinPE

My question is not exactly what the subject suggests.. I got a couple of files that I believe are WinPE files + a .WIM image.. Here is the folder tree: The OS12.wim file is 5-GB in size. Inside ...
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How do I troubleshoot “Failed to get staged packages for package” error when attempting to remove a provisioned app from an offline Windows 8.1 image?

When I attempt to remove provisioned apps from an offline Windows 8.1 image, most of the apps I want to remove cause no problem, but attempting to remove Microsoft.Office.OneNote causes an error. The ...
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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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add package to WinPE using DISM failes

I'm having trouble with adding a package to a custom WinPe file. I try to add a package (using: dism /image:c:\temp\mount /Add-Package /PackagePath:"C:\Program Files\Windows AIK\Tools\PETools\x86\...
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Dell E7470 Imaging in Windows PE and Acronis

Our India office has received a shipment of Dell Latitude E7470 laptops. Our technician there is having issues imaging this laptop when attempting to use Acronis True Image (2015) as well in Win PE (...
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Does WinPE have a default Administrator password?

If so, what is it? And if it does not, how can I set it when configuring my WIM?
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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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WDS install modifying BCD

Situation I am currently using WDS on a Windows Server 2012 R2 to deploy a Windows to Go disk. The idea is to make it possible to deploy a W2G disk from any workstations, including computers with ...
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Create IBW Disk for Windows 10

I am currently changing our OS from Windows 7 Embedded to Windows 10 IoT LTSB Enterprise 1607. In Windows 7 Embedded we created a IBW disk using Windows Embedded Standard 7 Image configuration editor ...
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How to distribute a custom WinPE disk

I'm looking into creating a WinPE disk that runs a custom cleanup utility that can be distributed to clients. I'm hoping to get some clarity on how companies legally distribute custom WinPE disks ...
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How can I use Task Scheduler from WinPE?

I need to run an exe at midnight each day. Problem is that Task Scheduler doesn't exist on WinPE. What can I do?
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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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SCCM Reboot at beginning of task sequence

For legacy purposes, we don't pxe boot directly from sccm but have a separate wds server that we pxe boot from, and upload sccm's boot wim (among others, again for legacy purposes) to that server. ...
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Device imaging process Won't work first time

I'm having an issue regarding a disk imaging process. To get the machine into it's initial state, I first run a simple DISKPART CLEAN, and then restart the machine. . Diskpart sel disk 0 ...
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Windows 7 64-bit machine won't shutdown after installing and uninstalling WAIK to create WinPE disc

I can shut it down by not logging in which suggests a profile issue, but I'm wondering if there is a known issue. -TIA
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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 ...