[SOLVED] Slipstreaming updates/DISM question

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by prestige600, Sep 15, 2018.

  1. prestige600

    prestige600 MDL Junior Member

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    Hello, just a couple of questions regarding slipstreaming and dism.

    I recently started making my own homebrew iso slipstreamed with the latest updates for Windows 10 1803 x64 editions. I successfully created one using the index for Windows 10 Pro x64 using the DISM GUI tool by CodePlex. However I encountered some minor issues so my questions now are as follows.

    1.How can I remove the other editions that I don't need? Because technically I just need Windows 10 Pro (which I later upgraded to Enterprise using the GLVK key from MS). I tried several times using NTLIte, it kinda worked but it broke the KMS Activator v25 by abbodi1406 and is not pre-activating upon finishing installion.

    2. Following my first question with regards to using NTlite and preserving the pre-activation... do I need to do it on a clean ISO(to remove the other editions) then just include the $OEM$ folder afterwards for it to pre-activate properly?

    3. Will existing and coming feature/cumulative updates supersede the ones I just slipstreamed into the iso?

    4. Will the upcoming October 2018 update be available as a separate .msu cab, that can be integrated on the 1803 iso? Or is it a completely new iso with all the included previous quality update?

    Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks a lot.

    P.S: Please pardon me if my questions are sentenced long or grammatically incorrect, not really my first language.
     
  2. joluboga

    joluboga MDL Member

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    1. Mount your Windows 10 iso and use this command to find out which index you want to preserve:

    Dism /Get-WIMInfo /WimFile:X:\sources\install.wim (where X is the letter asigned by Windows to your mounted iso).

    Now let's suppose that your desired Windows 10 edition has the index number 3...

    Dism /Export-Image /SourceImageFile:"X:\sources\install.wim" /SourceIndex:3 /DestinationImageFile:"C:\AnyFolder\install.wim"

    Now you have a new install.wim file that contains only your desired Windows 10 edition and you can use this instead of the original without any problem.

    3. It's not advisable to update a previously updated install.wim, always use a clean one.

    4. Short answer: NO. It will be a completely new iso.
     
  3. prestige600

    prestige600 MDL Junior Member

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    #3 prestige600, Sep 15, 2018
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2018
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    Thanks a lot. Seems like the manual commands sometimes is better understood than the gui based ones. Will try this. Again thanks a lot!

    EDIT:

    Just did the method you posted. Worked perfectly. Thanks again.