Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: WIM File - Extract and Modify

29 Apr 2010   #20
mbrys330

widnows 7
 
 

This is what I did wim file - Extract and Modify after this is finished How do you create a wim file after it's been modified and put it back to wim file for it to work


My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Dec 2010   #21
okizen

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Modified install.wim

Hi, thanx for the tutorial. I followed the steps successfully but wanted to know where the modified install.wim is? Will it be placed back on the c drive?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Aug 2011   #22
anirudhgupta

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks.
It worked for me.I edited boot.wim and install.wim & made changes.when i will install it i will be having everything i added.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Mar 2012   #23
sumit7d

windows 7 ultimate x32
 
 
imagex is not recognized as internal or external command

hey ,
i do all those things which u tell to do ! then i open the command ... i enter those code and the result was ' imagex' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file......

although i download only the ' imagex.exe 'file from the google!!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

18 Mar 2012   #24
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Sumit, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You will need to download WAIK first to get the ImageX.exe file, and then copy the ImageX.exe file to your C: drive. The red warning box at the top of the tutorial will have the download link.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Mar 2012   #25
sumit7d

windows 7 ultimate x32
 
 
editing the .wim file

hy author,

i thought i should edit the ' install.wim' file in my own way. i do the following steps:-
1) extract the content of install.wim file by using "winmount"
2)then add the 'MICROSOFT OFFICE ' to program file in filder named '1'
3) and then convert it again to wim file format by using "gimagex".
4)i replace the old install.wim file in windows 7 cd in sources folder with this new one..
5) burn it to dvd
6) boots but when i click on install it shows the message '
Windows could not display the images available for installation.'

pls help me how to install windows 7 which have preinstalled microsfot office
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Jun 2012   #26
ankur850

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
Not able to Modify Files

Hello i m not able to make changes to mounted files of wim
It says this :


[img]http://s10.**************/tp005mkt1/Snap_Shot_120602_163111.jpg[/img]

Please Help me.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Jun 2012   #27
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Ankur,

It looks like you will need to use OPTION THREE in the tutorial below to take ownership and "Allow" your user account "Full Control" of the file first.

Take Ownership of file - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Jul 2012   #28
miky

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

hi,nice working tut. but how that commit works? my wim file is getting bigger even if i delete files... I deleted about 250MB from .wim and file is bigger about +2MB(at start 1000MB, after delete 1002MB).
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Jul 2012   #29
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

It doesn't pack tightly using commit.

It will keep getting bigger.

Suggest you use Export and select max compression.

You can't export with win7 dism - use command imagex, or much easier to use Gimagex

GImageX - AutoItScript
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Comment

 WIM File - Extract and Modify




Tutorial Tools




Similar help and support threads
Windows 7 Tutorial Category
how to extract a .dmp file
Hi, i need to open this file witch contains traces of packets of an online game traffic . I tried to open it with notepad but i've got just some symbols that i couldn't understand. Please help me out .
General Discussion
How to extract from old .exe file?
Hi guys, So I have an old computer game that apparently was designed to run on Windows 3.1 (1993). I'm trying to extract a disk image from the .exe file so that I can play it on a DOS emulator. I tried to extract it via command line, but I got an error saying, "The program cannot start or run...
General Discussion
Extract ISO file Tutorial
I hope this one get's some use. :) ISO - Disk Image File : Extract to the Desktop
Chillout Room
Which File to Extract?
Which file exactly do I need to extract from Windows 7 (64 bit) dvd to repair my system files? See doc attached.
General Discussion
How to extract .dat file from rar?
Hi. My i have your help please? I have i file say: info.rar. When i click on it,is open and inside is 2files: info.dat and info.txt I click on info.dat to view,is show this: " SerialNumber=777650671 FullSerialNumber=-0777650671-1202 Name=
Software
Can`t modify file
I have external hardisk (portable drive) i want modify file in my portable drive, but windows 7 can`t save my file :(. If i use flash disk i can modify file in my flash disk. what windows 7 don`t recognize external hardisk / potable drive? Give solution for my problem.
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 22:25.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App