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Windows 7: WIM File - Extract and Modify


02 Jul 2009   #39
septprince

Window 7 build 7600, Xp pro(VM)
 
 
WIM File - Extract and Modify

How to Extract and Modify WIM Files

Sometimes when some of the dll files gets deleted somehow or certain Windows features crashes due to corrupt file then we had use system Restore or have to perform clean installation to get those files...

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19 Sep 2012   #40
Rickydajuggalo

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

That is Amazing!! It's actually starting up....but before it did..it brought up the select which one you want to boot...and the choices were Microsoft Windows Vista & Windows Vista....will that change after it installs Windows??? or should i just edit the Boot.ini???? Thanks a ton!!!!

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19 Sep 2012   #41
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

It's been so long I had forgotten about this thread.

Glad it worked for you.

If you end up with 2 boot menu entries - you should be able to remove one easily enough - under the Boot tab in msconfig.exe
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11 May 2013   #42
supraspecies

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

I have all Windows 7 editions on my DVD. When I have mounted install.wim (and I have only one, 4 gigabytes), I see a complete x86 structure. But there is NOTHING AT ALL related to x64 edition. No SysWow64 folder, no 64-bit DLLs, nothing. I have searched everything. Where the heck could it hide 64-bit files?

EDIT:

Got it... I should have selected which image to modify. That seems to suggest that I have to modify all 9 images. What a big amount of pain in the @$$. Unless maybe modifying highest in the hierarchy (x86 Ultimate and x64 Ultimate) is enough. I sure hope so.
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11 May 2013   #43
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

You will have to modify every image- if you want them all to include whatever mods you are doing.

No way round that.

I don't know why you would want to.

You could just modify the image you are going to use ( the one you have the product key for ).
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