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Monday, January 21, 2013

Capturing and installing windows


Capturing And Installing Windows

A step by step guidance on how to capture your version of windows and install multiple computers available in your network.

Step1:-Create the PE disk

a). open command promt of waik
    start > All program > Microsoft windows AIK > Deployment tools command prompt

b). Create folder for PE and copy required files

C:\Program Files\Windows AIK\Tools\PETools>copype.cmd x86 c:\winpe86

C:\Program Files\Windows AIK\Tools\PETools>cd..

C:\Program Files\Windows AIK\Tools>cd x86

C:\Program Files\Windows AIK\Tools\x86>copy imagex.exe c:\winpe86\iso

C:\Program Files\Windows AIK\Tools\x86>cd\

c:\>cd winpe86

c:\winpe86>copy winpe.wim c:\winpe86\iso\sources\boot.wim

c). Now create .iso image of folder where pe files are saved.

C:\winpe86>oscdimg -n –bc:\winpe86\etfsboot.com c:\winpe86\ISO c:\winpex86\winpe86.iso

d). Now write the .iso to CD/DVD with the help of any burning software like nero, power iso, etc...

Step2:-run sysprep

step3:-Now capture windows in a folder.

a) boot the computer using pe

b) now capture the running windows
    x:\imagex.exe /capture d:\installationimage.wim "my Win7 Install" /compress

c) boot the windows7 in normal mode and save the captured file in shared folder

Installatin of windows on blank compuer.

step4:- Go to target computer and boot with PE

a)now create partition

Enter diskpart
select disk 0
create partition primary size=100
select partition 1
format fs=ntfs label=”system”
assign letter=c
Enter create partition primary
Enter select partition 2
Enter format fs=ntfs label=”Windows”
Enter assign letter=d
Enter exit


b).configure the ip address in subnet of source computer where file of win7 are shared

x:\windows\system32>netsh int ip set address local static

c).Now create map drive of source's computer folder

Note:- Folder must be shared on source computer where win7 files are saved

how to crate map drive

x:\windows\system32>net use y: \\\share
type username (computer or domain\username)
type password of that user is ip of source computer
share is the name of shared folder where windows 7(capture file) is shared


e:\imagex.exe /apply y:\installationimage.wim 1 d:

d:\windows\system32>bcdboot d:\windows

See Video Tutorial:
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