Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM.exe) is a command-line tool that can be used to service a Windows® image or to prepare a Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE) image. DISM can be used to service a Windows image (.wim) or a virtual hard disk (.vhd or .vhdx).

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Windows 10 Upgrade: Stops at 23% without error, Dism not mounting boot.wim WIM Image

I am attempting an OS Upgrade Windows 8.1 Pro -> Windows 10 Pro. The Problem The installer does not give a message apart from saying that it failed at roughly 23%, opening the setuperr.log, I get ...
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Win 10: Dism /RestoreHealth fails: “The remote procedure call failed.”

I ran sfc /scannow from Command Prompt with administrator privileges, but the system could not repair itself, even after rebooting. I tried to repair the Windows Store using the Windows 10 install ...
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Import file associations on established users (Windows 10)

Using the DISM on PowerShell you can easily export file associations on a xml file: Dism /Online /Export-DefaultAppAssociations:C:\FILENAME.xml You can import this file on a Windows image: Dism /...
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Windowsupdate failure for specific packages

A computer at work is driving me batty. It running Win7 x64 Enterprise on a Intel Xeon processor). KB3102429 (v2) has been failing for the past few months, several times a day, cluttering up the HDD ...
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DISM Srv2012r2 - Capture multiple file in parallel

I wrote a powershell script to capture a bunch of virtual machines, one by one. As this process takes some time, I want to capture them in parallel. Setting up the parameters is not the point. What ...
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Force DISM to unmount/delete a mounted Windows WIM

I use DISM to customize and update images that I deploy to our computers. I do this on an external drive because its really heavy on I/O. A while ago I appear to have left the image mounted in my F ...
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DISM Error 1 Incorrect Function

When I run Dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /AnalyzeComponentStore or DISM.exe /online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup /ResetBase I get the following Error: 1 Incorrect ...
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Use DISM on different parition

I am trying to repair a corrupted windows installation which is on a separate local drive d: using DISM but I cannot find any information on how to run DISM to a repair a windows installation which is ...
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How to fix Dism error 14098?

Recently I got a very stubborn corruption on my Windows 10 installation. I noticed it because WMI queries to Win32_OptionalFeature hung indefinitely (only kept spawning hidden Werfaults that closed ...
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SFC and DISM failed - DISM ERROR: 0x800f081f [duplicate]

Sorry for my english. . . English is not my official language. Windows 10 - X64 - OEM - Home single language - build 10240. After using SFC at least 2 times, it failed to correct errors. . . Used ...
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DSIM.exe wont remove files

I need some help cleaning up a winsxs folder that is about 15GB in widows7. I went to this page, hoping that i could use the dsim command to reduce the size of winsxs. instead I get error 87, "remove ...
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Windows 10 DISM cannot find files, even with ISO mounted

After running sfc /SCANNOW in my Windows 10 Pro installation, and getting "Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them. Details are included in the CBS.Log ...
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Corrupted/Missing DLLs on Windows 8.1 installation

I recently purchased a second-hand laptop, which I am experiencing some problems with. During my initial scan, everything seemed great, but upon bringing it home to install some of my commonly used ...
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With DISM, what's the difference between capturing an image and modifying it offline?

It seems there are two ways to go about making a customized or 'thick' image. Install everything you want in a reference machine (preferably a VM) and 'capture' the new operating for use as an ...
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Windows 10 corrupt files issue error 0x800f081f

After running sfc /scannow in cmd, I get the error message : " Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them." Looking at the details in the log, this set ...
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DISM error 87 the add-package option is unknown

I am attempting to manually install Windows update KB2999226. I have extracted the msu file, but when attempting to install the .cab file through dism, I get the following error.
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DISM how to apply a change to all image indexes

This one has been in my head since long time now and I can't formulate the right question on google to find myself an answer so I'll give it a try here. It's about DISM and WIM Files (Windows Imaging ...
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Windows 10 Installing .net 3.5 getting error 0x00000002

I'm trying to install .net 3.5 onto my computer but even when I use DISM /Online /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:NetFx3 /Source:d:\sources\sxs /All /LimitAccess I still get the error: Error: 2 - The ...
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Dism option difference: /mount-image vs /mount-wim

what is differrence between this two methods of image manipulation of dism from windows 8.1? dism /Mount-Wim:image.wim ... and dism /Mount-Image:image.wim ...
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Upgrade Windows installation from command line [DISM/ImageX]

One of the most amazing things I learnt on this site is how to install Windows without using the setup, from the command line. Now I want to upgrade an Windows 10 build 10240 installation (on an ...
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How can I force Windows Activation to activate by machine ID instead of product key?

I did a bare-metal Windows 8.1 install on a laptop which had once already been fully activated and licensed as a Windows 8.1 machine. For fun, I did the install offline with dism from a Windows 8.1 ...
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Why does Diskpart tell lies in WinPE?

I'm working on producing a scalable imaging process with Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry pro. The hardware is a small form-factor Jetway PC motherboard with a UEFI compatible BIOS. I boot the box using ...
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How do I fix the errors listed in this CheckSUR.log file?

I'm trying to update my Windows 7 machine using Windows Updates but I'm continually getting error 800B0100 (similar to whats reported here, here, and here). After taking several steps mentioned in ...
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Windows 10: sfc and dism cannot repair corruption

There are several posts along this line, but the fixes that answered other questions did not solve my problem. Windows 10 Pro Upgrade from W7 Pro, but then did a "Reset" as I was having some ...
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Alternative to DISM for package removal on Windows 10 [closed]

Is there any way - manual or automated - that allows for the removal of installation packages from Windows in offline mode (mounted wim) -- other than DISM? Any automated solution should support the ...
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Win10 hybrid shutdown won't work. Neither will DISM

My initial problem is that since I upgraded to Windows 10 computer won't resume after a hybrid shutdown or hibernation, as I explained in more detail here: Windows 10 won't shut down properly on ASUS ...
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Repair file detected as corrupted by System File Checker

I ran the sfc /scannow today on the system and it returned the following: Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them. Details are included in the CBS.Log ...
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Windows 10 SFC and DISM errors

First of all, I know this is a duplicate but there was no real answer to the other question Windows 10 DISM error: 0x800f081f and I'm still not allowed to comment. :/ My original problem is an ...
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Windows 10 DISM error: 0x800f081f

I have been trying to run sfc /scannow in cmd but have been unsuccessful. Therefore, after some research on the Internet, I turned to the following command: DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /...
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Unable to install IIS on Windows 10

I just upgraded my Windows 8 machine to Windows 10 yesterday. I did not have IIS installed at the time (though I've installed it with ease on other machines in the past). I was hoping it would once ...
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DISM keep giving me hr:0xc0000135 error

I trying using a Win2012 R2's DISM, DeploymentWorkbench, DISM GUI and manually used powershell to manual inject the driver but all give me the same error (hr:0xc0000135 )... For manually deployment i ...
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How do I locate uncorrupted versions of corrupted files after running sfc /scannow

I had some corrupted system files. I have run sfc /scannow several times, and Dism ... RestoreHealth (followed by sfc /scannow again). This has fixed nearly everything, but I am left with the ...
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Windows update fails with error 80073712, how to fix?

I have a laptop with Windows 8.1. Since patch Tuesday, it mysteriously freezes for about 4 minutes shortly after every bootup. There's barely enough time to log in before it happens. I tried a System ...
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Windows 8.1 Dism can't find source even when ISO mounted

I had problems with my PC and I downloaded the ISO file for Win 8.1, because DISM wasn't working. Then I realized that I don't have install.wim file and I converted the install.esd file to install.wim(...
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Windows Update causing server meltdown

A failed windows update caused my Windows Server 2012 R2 install to have a meltdown. Update package: Microsoft-Windows-NetFx4-OC-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.3.9600.16384 failed and every ...
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DISM: Error 2 The system Cannot Find the File Specified - during /Cleanup-Image

hopefully someone can help me. I was trying to get rid of old windows update files by running Dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /AnalyzeComponentStore. I am getting Error: 2 'the system cannot find ...
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DISM Error 2 with custom Windows 7

I am trying to add storage drivers to a company customized version of Windows 7. I am able to mount this image using imagex, but when I try to put the drivers in using DISM, i get the following error: ...
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How to Repair Corrupt System Files from a Installation Disc OR Manual

I'm using Windows 8.1 x64, build 6.3.9600.17031, using the Command Prompt with administrator privileges. sfc /scannow returns: ...found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them. and ...
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DISM to Capture Entire Disk As-Is

In short: Is it possible to leverage dism to capture an image of an entire disk as-is, akin to taking an image with Ghost, GParted, PartedMagic, CloneZilla etc.? I've got a shiny new machine and ...
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How can I repair my component store in Windows 8.1 with a downloaded image using dism.exe?

I'm running Windows 8.1 and I get the following error when I try to repair my system: PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> dism /online /cleanup-image /scanhealth /logpath:D:\Downloads\dismlog.txt ...
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How to repair irreparable files?

In Windows 8.1 sfc /scannow and DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth are unable to repair "aspnet_state_perf.ini" "aspnet_perf2.ini" and "aspnet_perf.h". which are part of "NetFx-AspNet-...
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How to run DISM against a local source?

How can I run DISM agaisnt a USB Windows installer to repair my local Windows files? This is what I tried in Windows 8.1: DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth It returns error 0x800f081f: ...
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Windows 8 - DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth Crashes - Error Code 0x800F0906

Background Info: I have a virtual copy of Windows 8 Pro x64 running on Oracle Virtual Box. When I try to install update KB2977766-X64, I receive error code 0x80073712. This occurs when I use both ...
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Removing a “package” via DISM in a Windows 8 from recovery options (cant boot after update)

today i insatlled about 700mb of updates for my Windows 8 x64 (had not updated it since Jan2014). after update, when it asked to restart, i restarted and then it never booted up again! just a blank ...
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DISM /add-package syntax

I'm having difficulty with the syntax for dism /add-package on Windows Server, and what it requires as arguments in some cases. I can't find good (unambiguous) reference material for this online, I've ...
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Windows 7 Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) tool fails when trying to clean C:\windows\winsxs

I am running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit edition and I am tyring to run the Windows 7 Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) tool, DISM.exe, have to try and clean/reclaim some space from ...
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“Pkgmgr is deprecated” error while installing Windows Media Player

While installing WMP or Sony PC Companion, the installation gives the same error that is: Note: The PkgMgr.exe has been deprecated. Please update your scripts to use dism.exe to extract, install, ...
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Online edition upgrade Windows Server 2012 (R2)

I had to find a way to upgrade a server from Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard to Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition. A colleague did the installation of the Standard edition instead of the ...
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SFC found errors, DISM named the errors, but how can I fix them on Windows 7?

My computer crashed while running an old game not really meant for Windows 7. After every unexpected shutdown, I run sfc /scannow and this time it came back with errors. A long log, 12000 lines of ...
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DISM /StartComponentCleanup fails, but /ScanHealth reports healthy

My WinSxS cleanup task was giving the "Last Run Result" of The component store has been corrupted. (0x80073712). No problem, to elevated command prompt and DISM. >DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /...