Windows 11 ESD Repository

Discussion in 'Windows 11' started by Enthousiast, Jul 1, 2021.

  1. StrangeWorld

    StrangeWorld MDL Novice

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  2. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    According to the emoji in his post i guess it is not his, more like did we need more of the same? Converting ESD to ISO is what the MCT does too, only the MCT doesn't produce Business ISOs without some commandline codes to run it.

    If you only know me a little bit you would have known that i am one of the few here who dares to speak out in public agains useless/clueless chopping of windows and not related to this thread.
     
  3. StrangeWorld

    StrangeWorld MDL Novice

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    I just used UUP in the end.

    Why are you so against modifying windows ISO's, and why are you one of the few?

    Am I right in thinking you would suggest modifying windows post install instead, given your scripts?
     
  4. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    #224 Enthousiast, Oct 16, 2023
    Last edited: Oct 16, 2023
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    Because i have done a lot of testing them, on request of the ones who modified them and all without one exception were useless crippled and didn't gain any improvement of whatsoever.

    One of the few because most have given up warning people about the side effects.

    I only use MRP and only for some simple presettings, nothing system core related stuff.

    My scripts don't modify live windows installs, most simply add functionality/official tools and none removes any.
     
  5. erpsterm35

    erpsterm35 MDL Expert

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    now do you understand the risks in modifying windows ISO's, StrangeWorld?
     
  6. cuteee

    cuteee MDL Guru

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    So we see ESD file soon of 23H2 and it contain 22621.2361 big update ?
     
  7. erpsterm35

    erpsterm35 MDL Expert

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    maybe
    but it won't be build 2361 cuz it might be something slightly different come public release
     
  8. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Code:
    ============================================================
                        ESD Contents Info
    ============================================================
        Arch: x64
    Language: EN-US
     Version: 10.0.22631.2428
      Branch: NI_RELEASE_SVC_PROD1
        OS 1: Windows 11 Education
        OS 2: Windows 11 Education N
        OS 3: Windows 11 Enterprise
        OS 4: Windows 11 Enterprise N
        OS 5: Windows 11 Pro
        OS 6: Windows 11 Pro N
    
    Press any key to continue...
    
    Code:
    
    ============================================================
    Running ESD -> ISO v63
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    Creating Setup Media Layout . . .
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    ============================================================
    Creating boot.wim . . .
    ============================================================
    
    Using LZX compression with 16 threads
    Archiving file data: 1078 MiB of 1078 MiB (100%) done
    
    Using LZX compression with 16 threads
    Archiving file data: 99 MiB of 99 MiB (100%) done
    
    ============================================================
    Creating install.esd . . .
    ============================================================
    
    Using LZMS compression with 1 thread
    Archiving file data: 9 GiB of 9 GiB (100%) done
    
    Using LZMS compression with 1 thread
    Archiving file data: 224 MiB of 224 MiB (100%) done
    
    Using LZMS compression with 1 thread
    Archiving file data: 120 MiB of 120 MiB (100%) done
    
    Using LZMS compression with 1 thread
    Archiving file data: 128 MiB of 128 MiB (100%) done
    
    Using LZMS compression with 1 thread
    Archiving file data: 164 MiB of 164 MiB (100%) done
    
    Using LZMS compression with 1 thread
    Archiving file data: 158 MiB of 158 MiB (100%) done
    
    ============================================================
    Creating ISO . . .
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    OSCDIMG 2.56 CD-ROM and DVD-ROM Premastering Utility
    Copyright (C) Microsoft, 1993-2012. All rights reserved.
    Licensed only for producing Microsoft authorized content.
    
    
    Scanning source tree (500 files in 43 directories)
    Scanning source tree complete (948 files in 86 directories)
    
    Computing directory information complete
    
    Image file is 5334859776 bytes (before optimization)
    
    Writing 948 files in 86 directories to 22631.2428.231001-0843.NI_RELEASE_SVC_PROD1_CLIENTBUSINESS_VOL_X64FRE_EN-US.ISO
    
    100% complete
    
    Storage optimization saved 4 files, 24576 bytes (0% of image)
    
    After optimization, image file is 5336930304 bytes
    Space saved because of embedding, sparseness or optimization = 24576
    
    Done.
    
    Press 0 to exit.
    
    
     
  9. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    v64:

    Code:
    ============================================================
                        ESD Contents Info
    ============================================================
        Arch: x64
    Language: EN-US
     Version: 10.0.22631.2428
      Branch: 23H2_NI_RELEASE_SVC_REFRESH
        OS 1: Windows 11 Education
        OS 2: Windows 11 Education N
        OS 3: Windows 11 Enterprise
        OS 4: Windows 11 Enterprise N
        OS 5: Windows 11 Pro
        OS 6: Windows 11 Pro N
    
    Press any key to continue...
    
    Code:
    
    ============================================================
    Running ESD -> ISO v64
    ============================================================
    
    
    ============================================================
    Creating Setup Media Layout . . .
    ============================================================
    
    
    ============================================================
    Creating boot.wim . . .
    ============================================================
    
    Using LZX compression with 16 threads
    Archiving file data: 1078 MiB of 1078 MiB (100%) done
    
    Using LZX compression with 16 threads
    Archiving file data: 99 MiB of 99 MiB (100%) done
    
    ============================================================
    Creating install.esd . . .
    ============================================================
    
    Using LZMS compression with 1 thread
    Archiving file data: 9 GiB of 9 GiB (100%) done
    
    Using LZMS compression with 1 thread
    Archiving file data: 224 MiB of 224 MiB (100%) done
    
    Using LZMS compression with 1 thread
    Archiving file data: 120 MiB of 120 MiB (100%) done
    
    Using LZMS compression with 1 thread
    Archiving file data: 128 MiB of 128 MiB (100%) done
    
    Using LZMS compression with 1 thread
    Archiving file data: 164 MiB of 164 MiB (100%) done
    
    Using LZMS compression with 1 thread
    Archiving file data: 158 MiB of 158 MiB (100%) done
    
    ============================================================
    Creating ISO . . .
    ============================================================
    
    OSCDIMG 2.56 CD-ROM and DVD-ROM Premastering Utility
    Copyright (C) Microsoft, 1993-2012. All rights reserved.
    Licensed only for producing Microsoft authorized content.
    
    
    Scanning source tree (500 files in 43 directories)
    Scanning source tree complete (948 files in 86 directories)
    
    Computing directory information complete
    
    Image file is 5334859776 bytes (before optimization)
    
    Writing 948 files in 86 directories to 22631.2428.231001-0608.23H2_NI_RELEASE_SVC_REFRESH_CLIENTBUSINESS_VOL_X64FRE_EN-US.ISO
    
    100% complete
    
    Storage optimization saved 4 files, 24576 bytes (0% of image)
    
    After optimization, image file is 5336930304 bytes
    Space saved because of embedding, sparseness or optimization = 24576
    
    Done.
    
    Press 0 or q to exit.
    
    
     
  10. ARCIGA

    ARCIGA MDL Senior Member

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    22631.2428.231001-0608 Version 23H2
    How to Convert .esd file to .ISO?
     
  11. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    ESD>ISO Usage Tutorial

    Nothing changed.
     
  12. AndyGTeam

    AndyGTeam MDL Novice

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    Hello,

    I want to know if the conversion from .esd to .iso uses any local files from your computer. And if so, if those files are corrupted or modified in any way, will they end up in the next .iso file? Or are they reset to the original file?

    Have a nice day.
     
  13. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    It directly converts the ESD to ISO. No local files are included on the ISO.

    This post contains more info about how the conversion works:
    https://forums.mydigitallife.net/threads/windows-8-1-with-update-esds-repository.53855/#a3
     
  14. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Code:
    
    ============================================================
    Running ESD -> ISO v64
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    ============================================================
    Checking ESD Info . . .
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    ============================================================
    Creating Setup Media Layout . . .
    ============================================================
    
    
    ============================================================
    Creating boot.wim . . .
    ============================================================
    
    Using LZX compression with 16 threads
    Archiving file data: 1087 MiB of 1087 MiB (100%) done
    
    Using LZX compression with 16 threads
    Archiving file data: 100 MiB of 100 MiB (100%) done
    
    ============================================================
    Creating install.esd . . .
    ============================================================
    
    Using LZMS compression with 1 thread
    Archiving file data: 9 GiB of 9 GiB (100%) done
    
    Using LZMS compression with 1 thread
    Archiving file data: 232 MiB of 232 MiB (100%) done
    
    Using LZMS compression with 1 thread
    Archiving file data: 120 MiB of 120 MiB (100%) done
    
    Using LZMS compression with 1 thread
    Archiving file data: 125 MiB of 125 MiB (100%) done
    
    Using LZMS compression with 1 thread
    Archiving file data: 164 MiB of 164 MiB (100%) done
    
    Using LZMS compression with 1 thread
    Archiving file data: 136 MiB of 136 MiB (100%) done
    
    ============================================================
    Creating ISO . . .
    ============================================================
    
    OSCDIMG 2.56 CD-ROM and DVD-ROM Premastering Utility
    Copyright (C) Microsoft, 1993-2012. All rights reserved.
    Licensed only for producing Microsoft authorized content.
    
    
    Scanning source tree (500 files in 43 directories)
    Scanning source tree complete (948 files in 86 directories)
    
    Computing directory information complete
    
    Image file is 5381029888 bytes (before optimization)
    
    Writing 948 files in 86 directories to 22631.2715.231109-1754.23H2_NI_RELEASE_SVC_REFRESH_CLIENTBUSINESS_VOL_X64FRE_EN-US.ISO
    
    100% complete
    
    Storage optimization saved 4 files, 24576 bytes (0% of image)
    
    After optimization, image file is 5383131136 bytes
    Space saved because of embedding, sparseness or optimization = 24576
    
    Done.
    
    Press 0 or q to exit.
    
    
     
  15. Yorel

    Yorel MDL Novice

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    Hi,

    @Enthousiast, is it possible to create an ISO file with 2 languages with the ESD>ISO tool (for example, es-es and en-us)?

    Thanks!
     
  16. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Nope, you can create MUI ISOs by using W10MUI.
     
  17. AsaadSoft

    AsaadSoft MDL Senior Member

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    what's the difference between these two ?::
    22631.2715.231109-1527.23h2_ni_release_svc_refresh
    22621.2715.ni_release_svc_prod1.231108-0708