Remove ei.cfg not working??? Trying to version select Windows 7

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by phasezero, Dec 25, 2011.

  1. phasezero

    phasezero MDL Novice

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    I'm not sure what i'm doing wrong. I used the removal utility and confirmed that the ei.cfg file has been removed from the iso. After i burn the file and attempt to install win7, it never prompts me to select a version and proceeds to install enterprise every time. Can anyone point me in the right direction? Thanks for your time.
     
  2. tcntad

    tcntad MDL Guru

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    That is beacuse you downloaded enterprise and its the only version available in that Image /facepalm..
    If the images has 2 or more versions it will ask you, otherwise not.

    Removing ei.cfg will let you install any of the versions available in that *.wim file.
     
  3. phasezero

    phasezero MDL Novice

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    Crap. Thanks for the quick reply. I'll load the wim files to check my downloads. Thanks again.
     
  4. urie

    urie Moderator
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    No need to load wim files e.c.t. as tcntad explained there is only one wim file in enterprise version. You need to download new ISO file go to Windows 7 w/o SP1 and SP1 Media Refresh - Direct Download Links on this forum.
     
  5. Josh Cell

    Josh Cell MDL Developer

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    Windows 7 Enterprise is an solid version, if you've downloaded by the FREE EVAL Center....

    Others, can integrate the Enterprise in others WIM's, as Windows 7 All Versions including the Enterprise, from the EVAL Center :cool:

    Always fresh ISO's from MSDN [OEM compatible versions] (Starter/HomeBasic/HomePremium/Professional/Ultimate), will have all editions in the WIM, without Enterprise.
     
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