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Windows 7: How to Shrink Windows 7 iso

29 Mar 2011   #11
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What is your purpose?

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30 Mar 2011   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate

to create a install.wim that will install on a dvd, is there still a 4G plateau ? John
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30 Mar 2011   #13

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

The largest Windows 7 ISO image for the 64bit version is well under 4 GBs it will fit on a single layer DVD just fine. There is nothing to be done to make it fit upon a DVD unless you modified the ISO and inflated it. Otherwise a dual-layer DVD would work just as well.

Dual-layer DVD can hold over 7 GB.
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30 Mar 2011   #14
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30 Mar 2011   #15

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gamepro127 View Post
can anyone help me please?
Where can you get that disc anyways?
DANG Ide love to have that![/QUOTE]
You can't open your eyes on this site without seeing a link to a the tutorial! It's a simple process that only takes a few minutes.
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16 Aug 2011   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate

I have a 5.2Gig install.wim. How do I shrink it to 4.0 Gigs? I am using GUImagex to build the wim file. Compression set to maximum and the flag set to Ultimate. How do I compress it more? What do I take out? What effects the size of install.wim. I have a seperate partition for Windows 7 Ultimate, Sp1 and all the updates from Windows Update. Please Help! Thank you, John
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