Windows 10 ESD Repository

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by Tito, Oct 1, 2014.

  1. mkuba50

    mkuba50 MDL PHP Wizard

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    @abbodi1406 I have a feature request for your UUP converter:
    Could you make the UUP converter and create_virtual_editions to have option to read configuration (AutoStart, AddUpdates, StartVirtual, AutoEditions etc.) from file external file?
     
  2. abbodi1406

    abbodi1406 MDL KB0000001

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    From ini file as example? yes it's quite possible
     
  3. mkuba50

    mkuba50 MDL PHP Wizard

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    Yes. I have requested this, because I wanted to implement a usage of create_virtual_editions in UUP dump downloader. Unfortunately later I have found that this cannot be implemented using current version of UUP converter, because it opens the create_virtual_editions in new window and allowing user to exit main script, which was signaling the application that work was done and it should delete working directory.

    So I would need 2 things to be implemented in converter:
    1. Reading configuration from file, so I can pass configuration options to the conversion script without modifying it.
    2. Option to run additional scripts such as create_virtual_editions in the same CMD instance, so user cannot break the process accidentally.
     
  4. 正义羊

    正义羊 MDL Novice

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    Thanks!
     
  5. Simbe

    Simbe MDL Novice

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    ESD's for January 22, 2019—KB4476976 (OS Build 17763.292) yet available?
     
  6. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    17763.292 is not a full build, it's a CU.
     
  7. abbodi1406

    abbodi1406 MDL KB0000001

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    uup-converter-wimlib v23

    - New way of handling configuration options (previously called manual options)

    ConvertConfig.ini file now will have the options, they will take precedence over the values inside the script
    you need to edit it to change the default value for each option

    the file cover options for both scripts convert-UUP.cmd/create_virtual_editions.cmd, each with its section (virtual options are preceeded with v for differentiation)
    options themselves are not changed

    - If convert-UUP options AutoStart & StartVirtual are ON, create_virtual_editions.cmd will be called in the same CMD instance, and return to convert-UUP.cmd afterwards
    this allow the process to be seamlessly continuous

    thanks to @mkuba50 for the suggestions
     
  8. aquarius84

    aquarius84 MDL Junior Member

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    is there a way / tool to decrypt ESD files (converting to iso) using Linux or is it a Windows exclusive?
     
  9. mkuba50

    mkuba50 MDL PHP Wizard

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    There is no ESD to ISO converter for Linux as far as I know. UUP to ISO converter exists, but it is limited (no updates integration etc, creates only editions available directly via UUP).
     
  10. aquarius84

    aquarius84 MDL Junior Member

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    thanks mkuba50, i just need a conversion, no integrate/modifies, but that's ok, I suppose there is NO linux version for that tool.
     
  11. BlackRiddle

    BlackRiddle MDL Novice

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    What do versions with "svc_refresh" mean? Is it a later, more upgraded version of the same OS version?
     
  12. Carlos Detweiller

    Carlos Detweiller MDL Spinning Tortoise

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    Refreshed versions with integrated SSU/CU.
     
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  13. l30

    l30 GFX Wizard

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    is it normal, i downloaded CU 17763.316 UUP. and while running convert_uup updates are integrated only when i select install.wim option. If i select create ISO or install.esd it simply compiles iso without the updates integration. I tried like 3 times same result.
    In short integrate updates only works with install.wim. if you select install.esd it ignores the updates integration.
     
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  14. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    #2134 Enthousiast, Feb 17, 2019 at 20:39
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2019 at 20:48
    That probably is because the ESD/UUP>ISO (with install.esd) conversion is directly from UUP to install.esd and install.esd is not serviceable.
     
  15. l30

    l30 GFX Wizard

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    I exactly thought this and i had another theory in mind that it makes a temp folder with install.wim integrates the updates and than converts it to ESD. but i guess it goes straight from ESD to ESD. Which is also fine. :Cheers:
     
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  16. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Yes, the script could also do the install.esd conversion at the end, so people can select to integrate updates, resetbase and create virtual editions, and at the end ask for iso with esd or wim, but that would take ages to finish.

    IMHO, that would overcomplicate the script, those who know what to do will manage to do it their own way.
     
  17. l30

    l30 GFX Wizard

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    Well i did all of the work using the script, except the part where it converts it to ESD at the end. It literally took 35 to 40 minutes hardly to,
    1) integrate updates to Install.wim
    2) Create all the Virtual Editions
    P.s although the size of ISO with install.wim is still surprisingly controlled. but i guess i am gonna have make custom script to convert it to Install.esd and thando the same to X64 and create X86_X64 MCT ESD. type edition.
     
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  18. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Just drag and drop the install.wim on @abbodi1406 his WIM<>ESD conversion script, it will offer you all the options to create an install.esd :)

    Or try this, using the created iso with install.wim: https://forums.mydigitallife.net/th...-install-esd-install-swm-creation-tool.78925/ :D
     
  19. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    What an effort every time :D.

    I completely switched to WinPESE live builds for all that stuff. WinNTSetup is an amazing tool that offers far more controll than default Windows Setup as it allows a choice whether a boot partition is used and in that case which one. It can handle WIMs, ESDs and UUPs stored on any connected drive.

    Lately did it for a friend, backed up the old system with Acronis (PE has the good ol' interface), prepared the partitions with Disk Mannagement and installed fresh LTSC 2019 from mounted ISO (residing on an USB HDD). Runs nice on the Ryzen 5 2600X, 16 GB RAM and GTX 780.
     
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  20. l30

    l30 GFX Wizard

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    I personally use WinNTSetup, it is one hell of amazing software packed with 1000s of optios. Back in time when i saw Murphy78 Custom ISO, i kinda started learning and building iso for family and friends. Its kinda hard for them to teach how to use WinNTSetup. Recently i gave windows setup in my University Computer Lab for PC up gradation. And believe me although they had Masters in computer sciences but they were still using 14393 build and than updating the LAB PCs via windows update. So mainly its Noob friendly windows Setup. so i keep both of them packed with me everytime. ;)
     
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