Windows 10 Retail + Enterprise 16299.15 question

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  1. ciscokid

    ciscokid MDL Member

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    Hey guys, I have a question for all the DISM pros.

    I downloaded both the x64 and x86 ISO's for the Retail editions and the VL editions. On the VL side, I am mainly interested in Enterprise and Education.

    Is it possible to take the Retail x64 ISO and combine the Enterprise and Education x64 versions into one ISO that I can copy to a memory stick? This way I would have all the versions I use on just one stick?

    I know DISM can be used for this but I don't remember how to do it. I've done Google searches but haven't found exactly what I need yet. If anyone has links or instructions on how to do this, I would appreciate it.
     
  2. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Extract the install.wims from both iso's and export the desired indices into one install.wim:
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    dism /Export-Image /SourceImageFile:"x:\install.wim" /SourceIndex:y /DestinationImageFile:"z:\install.wim" /Compress:max /checkintegrity
    
    x = source wim
    y = desired index nr
    z = target (or new) wim
     
  3. ciscokid

    ciscokid MDL Member

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    Ok thank you so much, will give it a try tonight.
     
  4. ciscokid

    ciscokid MDL Member

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    Enthousiast, thank you so much for your help. I extracted the Retail x64 ISO to a folder and I was able to add x64 Enterprise and Enterprise N to it so now it has a total of 11 indexes.

    Can I add any x86 versions to this? I just want to make sure it will work. If all the indexes have to be the same architecture, that's ok too because now I can make a x86 stick with this procedure.

    If I can mix and match x64 and x86 on the same memory stick, that would be excellent.
     
  5. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    You can add x86 indices to it but you will be forced to use an x86 iso, otherwise it won't boot on x86 systems, better is to create a multi-architecture iso by using the MCT or download the ESD's manually and use @abbodi1406 ESD>ISO tool to convert them to a multi-architecture iso and replace both install.wim or install.esd with the aio you created for both architectures.
     
  6. ciscokid

    ciscokid MDL Member

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    I did exactly that last night. I used the MCT to make an x64-x86 memory card (it creates x64 and x86 folders), then I added the corresponding version of enterprise to each with the DISM command you posted above. I must have done something wrong because when I tested the memory card, the x64 version booted fine under both CSM and UEFI and it showed Enterprise and Enterprise N as options, the x86 version gave me a "winload.efi file missing" error when the memory card started to boot.

    Going to investigate more after work tonight. I must have typed something wrong on the command line.
     
  7. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    You can only boot x86 (U)EFI on very specific x86 hardware, so it's normal that it won't boot on a x64 system without CSM or Legacy BIOS enabled.
     
  8. ciscokid

    ciscokid MDL Member

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    Ok thanks for the info, I really appreciate your help!