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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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how can I do incremental backups using DISM in Windows 10?

How can I do incremental backups of folders using dism tool in Windows 10? Using dism one can create wim images from folders. dism /Capture-Image /ImageFile:D:\MyFolder.wim /CaptureDir:C:\MyFolder /...
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Correcting non booting Win with DISM

I have tried for a few hours now, but I cant find a solution. Windows 10 Pro x64 During boot I get a BSOD with the stop code CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED every time, same in Safe Mode. I tried system ...
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DISM /Capture-FFU and /Apply-FFU is painfully slow

I need to capture+apply an entire disk image with Windows Full Flash Update (FFU) It seems an interesting improvement compared to WIM images, also they state that it is faster... but it doesn't seem ...
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How can I add my product key permanently to a Windows 10 install USB drive?

Good evening, I am trying to activate a Windows 10 IoT Enterprise CBB install permanently with its license key by using the DISM tool. I have found this topic which explains how to do it (mounting ...
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Slipstream updates and feature updates to Windows Server Essentials 2016

I have a physical disk of Windows Server Essentials 2016 RTM. How can I slipstream the monthly cumulative updates and the feature updates like 1703/1709/1803, so that a new ISO will install the ...
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How Can I Execute DISM Through A Specific Source On Windows 10?

Right now I my computer crashes with errors like SystemService exception. It does this quite frequently. Especially if I run a GPU intensive application like a game. I've executed a DISM command for ...
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How to run copype.cmd for WinPE from Batch File

I'm writing a tool that sets up a WinPE Drive for you, and I have been calling DISM commands from an admin batch file. However, I cannot figure out how to run the copype command to set up the drive ...
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How will DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth affect my current configuration?

I have two computers (win10x64 and win7x86) that completely freeze from time to time (black screen), and the only solution is to unplug them. If I use DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth, how ...
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Error 582 while trying to access Windows Features

Today went to turn on the Hyper-V feature in the "Turn Windows Features On and Off" settings, but the dialogue would always just load for like 20 seconds then crash my machine. I looked up ...
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Boot WinPE from usb-stick using Command Prompt

I'm using a usb-stick with WinPE and dism to apply a Win8.1 image (*.wim) to a pc. After applying the image, the pc boots with Win8.1 and a few scripts are executed automatically doing some ...
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WinSxS folder minimizing with DISM online /SPSuperseded vs DISM online /StartComponentCleanup /ResetBase

In order to minimize WinSxS folder you can use the following DISM commands: dism /online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup /ResetBase Using the /ResetBase switch with the /...
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sfc /scannow: What does “Duplicate ownership for directory” mean and how do I fix it?

I'm running WIndows 10 version 1709 (OS Build 16299.248). When I run sfc /scannow, it results in: Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them. Details are ...
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“Inaccessible boot device” error, but BCD, partition and drivers seem correct. What else could cause it?

My Win8.1 x64 EFI laptop refused to reboot after a recent update, the error is INACCESSIBLE BIOT DEVICE but I can't figure how to debug this. So far this is what I've done: -Used DISKPART to assign ...
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Is there a good way to convert from a WIM file to an ESD file other than using Dism?

Some background info first - My friend and I are trying to create a "local deployment tool" in batch that allows us to capture an image of a sysprepped computer and export it into a pre-existing ...
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Install DISM powershell module on Windows 7

Is it possible to install the DISM powershell module on Windows 7 (with SP1) without installing the Windows ADK which requires ~6GB of disk space? If so, what are the steps to achieve this? It seems ...
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Can dism be run with all features on windows 7

I've tried running dism from folder C:\Program Files\Windows Kits\8.1\Assessment and Deployment Kit\Deployment Tools\x86\DISM on Windows 7 SP1 (32 bit). I still get limited command options and error ...
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Windows: DISM: Error: 0x800f0906: The source files could not be downloaded

I tried to run DISM but got this error. I plugged in the Windows 8 USB stick that I requested from Dell (no CD-ROMs were provided) and re-ran it with the source options and it still gave the error. I ...
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Enable “Graphics Tools for Windows 10” feature offline?

I am trying to build a Visual Studio 2015 project requiring Graphics Tools for Windows 10 as enabled feature. I've read that this could be installed (=enabled) using Windows 10 UI named "optional ...
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DISM Restore Source error

Having problems installing RSAT, which led me to running scf /scannow, and it reporting found corrupt files. So I'm runnning Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth which complained ...source files ...
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Cannot install Windows 10 Creator update: “something went wrong” error code 0x800703ed

I have an older Lenovo Thinkpad that I dual boot Win10 & Kali Linux on. I cannot get the "Creator's Edition" update to install. The error code I keep getting is 0x800703ed So far I have: - Ran ...
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Installing Windows 7 x64 on a computer with only USB 3 ports

I am installing Windows 7 x64 on a HP EliteDesk 800 G3 SFF that only has USB 3 and USB Type-C ports. Initially, upon booting the USB install media, the USB keyboard and mouse wouldn't work - this ...
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Install Windows on UEFI system manually (without wizard)

So, I've upgraded my pc with SSD and want to reinstall Windows 10 on it, HDD has EFI partition, former Windows installation and Debian, I've recreated EFI partition on SSD, moved loaders there (now ...
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Do I need the default windows drivers or just third party when creating WIM file on Windows 10?

I am helping out a colleague and we have a Hyper-v VHDX file created for a windows 10 image. I am about to mount the image (via DISM) and then via Powershell to install the drivers. I have a list of ...
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Applying a WIM with duplicated file entries

I wanted to cleanup the partition table on my drive, so I grabbed another drive and made a Windows To Go workspace. In that WTG system, I backed up my exising Windows 10 with DISM. Then I cleaned the ...
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Error 87 when using AnalyseComponentStore on Windows 10 after upgrading from Windows 7

Here is what I get in a Powershell (run as admin): PS C:\Windows\system32> Dism.exe /online /Cleanup-Image /AnalyseComponentStore Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool Version: 10.0....
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Dism fails with error 3017

I run Dism on windows server 2012 and I get error 3017 when run DISM. In the log, I see: 2017-05-26 17:31:03, Error DISM DISM Package Manager: PID=956 TID=2676 Failed to get the ...
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DISM doesn't work for Windows Vista image

I was trying to add the Spanish language pack and remove the English LP to Windows Vista Ultimate x64 SP2 iso file. Some info that will help you to answer: The OS installed on my PC is Windows 7 ...
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SFC does not work neither windows update and system reset return an error

TL;DR: sfc does not run even in offline mode, Windows update can't install updates, dism reports no error, Windows is unable to do a reset. What can I do fix this problem? I first noticed the problem ...
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Windows 8.1 black screen with cursor, no safe mode, sfc not working

I'm trying to repair my computer from booting into a blackscreen through the CMD mode (safe mode isn't working), after seeing that Startup Repair couldn't repair my PC. When I type sfc /scannow, I get ...
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Pinned apps on taskbar are missing until repinning or restarting Explorer

My Dell Inspiron 5558 has been updated to Windows 10 Creators Update. Few days after updating, pinned apps on the taskbar disappeared. I have been trying fixing this weird behavior by doing some ...
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Dism Restore Image Health fails with Error 1910

I am trying to restore online image health using Dism command, however I seem not to be successful. This error is persisting. C:\WINDOWS\system32>DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth /Source:...
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Windows Update frozen bootloop, can't remove update using DISM

OS: Windows 10 Pro x64 14393.187 PC: Asus M51AC-FR034S Hardware: Intel Core i7 4770S; Asus GTX 760; 16GB DDR3 1333MHz Storage: 1TB HDD; 240GB SSD (Samsung 850 Evo) After 35 days of uptime, fearing ...
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What hash type is used by DISM / SFC?

What hash type is represented below? Example 1: 0h+p0j3/Y9s1ly0mqtU741bzLjqz12mDQGKtVScMeKg= Example 2: uNryI5MYSV5U5O1NuFPGYexSxm2nLFrRXVqga+nQjw4= These hashes came from the CBS.log file after ...
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DISM Error: 0x800f0805

I was removing some packages in offline mode from Windows 7 HomePremium X64 image and I received this error on some of them. DISM v6.1.7600.16385 Error: 0x800f0805 The specified package is not valid ...
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Packaging / Extracting Windows 10 Native Flash Player

To make a very long story short: Someone #@%@ed up and there are several Windows 10 assets in my environment that require Flash OCX repair (IT WASN'T ME!) Simply re-registering the OCX modules doesn'...
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Windows 10 - Unable to Install .Net Framework 3.5 [duplicate]

I know this thread has been posted several times online, but none of the solutions I've researched have been working for me. I have been trying to install Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5 for a week to ...
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Updates breaking Windows Embedded Standard 7 in DISM

Which updates break Windows Embedded Standard 7 when streamed into install.wim using DISM? I am currently researching this as I've found several updates cause the installation to fail while running ...
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Dism restorehealth source files not found

I have several problems on my pc and want fix win10 without reinstalling all apps. When I run: DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Scanhealth I get Error 87. With: DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /...
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How do you reduce the size of a windows 7 offline image after you removed the old 3rd party drivers via DISM?

As the title says I had a Windows offline image that needed a driver package put on it from a CAB file I extracted the CAB file and used DISM to install all the drivers from it recursively. Some time ...
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How can I automate the command dism.exe /apply-image?

Currently I capture .wim images using dism.exe /capture-image and reapply them to the C: drive using dism.exe /apply-image. All of this is done from the Command Prompt after booting the machine using ...
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How to create a Windows To Go that can be updated with OS updates

rem These commands copy the selected image file to rem predefined hard disk partitions on a UEFI-based computer. rem Usage: ApplyImage WimFileName rem Example: ApplyImage E:\Images\ThinImage.wim ...
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DISM command error. Failing to Apply Drivers during SCCM OSD

I am using a SCCM 2012 task sequence to deploy Windows 7 for Dell Precision T5810. Using the "Apply Driver" step in WinPE (64bit): with WMI filtering for model filtering to install a driver package. ...
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dism.exe says the source file can't be found, not clear on what source file it's talking about

I'm running dism to try to fix my Windows 10 x64 laptop. C:\WINDOWS\system32>dism.exe /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth I'm getting the following error: Deployment Image Servicing and ...
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DISM is breaking Office 365 2016

Usually we setup a computer, install all the needed apps, then use sysprep and DISM to create an image of a computer. However, it seems DISM is breaking Office 365 2016. Sysprep and reboot - Office ...
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How do I fix a corrupted WIM file?

TLDR I have a corrupt WIM archive that I'm trying to extract. I have tried using DISM, but it won't let me mount it because it doesn't recognize it as a WIM file. I have also tried editing it with a ...
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Is it still safe to use ImageX for capturing and applying Windows 7 images, even if it's deprecated, and how is it compatible with DISM?

ImageX has been flagged by Microsoft as a deprecated tool. Is it still safe to use it for capturing and applying Windows 7 images? There are some tutorials about using DISM instead of ImageX with ...
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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 ...