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Windows 7: Windows 7 Universal Installation Disc - Create

12 Jul 2010   #20

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
If you follow that tut, it will be the 32 bit boot .wim if that's what you mean.

You can put lots of apps in there too , which you can't in the 64 bit boot .wim
Thats what I thought. Not alot of good to me then 32 Bit WinRE wont recover 64 bit images.

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12 Jul 2010   #21

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64

I didn't have any trouble restoring a windows sys image originally created in 7x64 - just use the wbadmin commands in 32 bit winre.

Much more flexible.
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15 Jul 2010   #22

Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2

Sooo.. I did manage to get all versions on 1 usb.
se the gimagex list.png

Heres how:

Open the attached AIO manual.txt

and download the createaio.bat

follow the manual and it should work.
IF you get the error where it comes up blank when you have to choose the edition to install

then open the install.wim with GIMAGEX.exe and go to the Change tab and browse for source wim and select the image number (in my case both enterprises)
Put a Name and description on them and pres Change button.

That should make it work

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19 Jul 2010   #23

windows 7 ultimate

would you be able to add other operating systems like XP and vista to the disc or thumb drive
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20 Jul 2010   #24
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Cool, doing just the 32-bit & 64-bit separately was a breeze, just point the "ei.cfg Removal Utility" at the ISO then burn to disk; I'm going to have a go at the whole enchilada after while.

Windows 7 Universal Installation Disc - Create-all_32-bit2.jpg

Windows 7 Universal Installation Disc - Create-all_64-bit2.jpg

Piece-a-cake, I'm now installing 64-bit HP from this same disk; now to do it all again when W_7 SP 1 goes RTM.

Now to clean-up all the files I scattered around the PC doing this.
Windows 7 Universal Installation Disc - Create-all_versions2.jpg

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25 Jul 2010   #25
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

I'm sure few here are interested in this one but it's something I wanted to 'play' with.

Windows 7 Universal Installation Disc - Create-vista-all-versions.jpg

Windows 7 Universal Installation Disc - Create-vista-all-versions2.jpg

I figured I'd give this a go as I haven't seen an " N " version yet.

Windows 7 Universal Installation Disc - Create-all-versions-homebasicn.jpg

Windows 7 Universal Installation Disc - Create-vista-homebasic-n.jpg

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25 Jul 2010   #26

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64

That brings back memories, BFK.
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25 Jul 2010   #27
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello SIW.

In a way I miss Vista, there'll always be a soft spot in me for Vista.
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13 Sep 2010   #28

Windows 7 Home Premium 32

This is very interesting stuff! Thanks for the tutorial and I will try it. I have 2 Win 7 disks, both Home Premium - 32 and 64 bit. My questions are these, once I create this - how do I make it a bootable DVD and since I only have purchased Home Premium can I install Ultimate 64 bit or Professional 64 bit on my computer?

Again thanks for the info!

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13 Sep 2010   #29
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello Jim.

Look at my post #24 above, here's a link to the guide I used to make it bootable.

How to create a Windows Vista / 7 installation disc using ImgBurn - ImgBurn Support Forum
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