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Windows 7: Windows 7 Universal Installation Disc - Create

05 Jan 2011   #60
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TONPumper View Post
Tested and working! Thanks all!


Good to see you got it working and thanks for the update.


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07 Jan 2011   #61
TONPumper

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

So if I just wanna make a disc with both versions of Windows Ultimate, I would only enter the export code for Ultimate x64, right?
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07 Jan 2011   #62
Tepid

Win 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TONPumper View Post
So if I just wanna make a disc with both versions of Windows Ultimate, I would only enter the export code for Ultimate x64, right?
yes
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07 Jan 2011   #63
TONPumper

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Should the x86 iso be universal or only have Ultimate on it?
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08 Jan 2011   #64
Tepid

Win 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TONPumper View Post
Should the x86 iso be universal or only have Ultimate on it?
I would build it for all. No sense in really only having 2.
4G USB sticks are cheap.
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19 Jan 2011   #65
Mavrick88

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Ok, I was successful in created the "All version" 32/64 bit DVD. I thought I did good editing the bcd in order to give me the options to be able to use this one DVD/USB to do recoveries on both 32/64 bit. I know by default (with no editing bcd) you can only use that for 32 bit. Well, I followed a link at Adding additional boot options to your deployment USB key | Windows Certified - A place of IT News and a helpful windows community Forum. that walked me through the process. I created my ISO file and tested it inside of a Windows 7 machine by mounting and clicking setup. All of the versions were available to select from! The only bad thing was, when I tried to boot into a 32 bit version of Windows 7 (that was having problems starting up) it didn't even ask me to "pick a recovery" and went straight into "Loading Windows files" with the white bar, and then said "Sorry, you can only use this on a Windows 7 64 bit version" and something about getting the right disc.

I guess I did something wrong in my bcd . Please help if you can .

Windows Boot Manager
--------------------
identifier {bootmgr}
description Windows Boot Manager
locale en-US
inherit {globalsettings}
default {default}
displayorder {default}
{5c571f7f-2342-11e0-a204-0026b909eaac}
toolsdisplayorder {memdiag}
timeout 30
Windows Boot Loader
-------------------
identifier {default}
device ramdisk=[boot]\sources\boot.wim,{7619dcc8-fafe-11d9-b411
-000476eba25f}
path \windows\system32\boot\winload.exe
description Windows Setup
locale en-US
inherit {bootloadersettings}
osdevice ramdisk=[boot]\sources\boot.wim,{7619dcc8-fafe-11d9-b411
-000476eba25f}
systemroot \windows
detecthal Yes
winpe Yes
ems Yes
Windows Boot Loader
-------------------
identifier {5c571f7f-2342-11e0-a204-0026b909eaac}
device ramdisk=[boot]\sources\boot64.wim,{7619dcc8-fafe-11d9-b4
11-000476eba25f}
path \windows\system32\boot\winload.exe
description Windows 7 x64
locale en-US
inherit {bootloadersettings}
osdevice ramdisk=[boot]\sources\boot64.wim,{7619dcc8-fafe-11d9-b4
11-000476eba25f}
systemroot \windows
detecthal Yes
winpe Yes
ems Yes
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19 Jan 2011   #66
Mavrick88

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Oh and the identifier {default}
description Windows Setup is the 32 bit one (boot.wim)
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19 Jan 2011   #67
Mavrick88

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Crap, I just noticed that my boot64.wim has the same identifier as the boot.wim at the end of it. Doh. I think that's probably why. Crap. Funny how you can see things differently with a different background. Now I have to figure out how to edit that!

Edit: Nope, verified that it's supposed to be there. Now I am back to square one. Not sure why this "thinks" it's only a 64 bit recovery instead of 32 (like it would have if I didn't edit the bcd at all). Can anyone tell me what I missed please? Thanks in advance!
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18 Feb 2011   #68
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

anyone else tried doing this with the technet sp1 iso's yet?

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Views: 580
Size:  33.1 KB

i get a 3.80 gb file - can anyone confirm this?


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18 Feb 2011   #69
bagavan

Windows 8 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
anyone else tried doing this with the technet sp1 iso's yet?

Attachment 139042

i get a 3.80 gb file - can anyone confirm this?
If it includes x86 and x64 versions the size is slightly more,It should be around 3.68 GB
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