How do I capture a WIM image?

In general, the steps of WIM image capture are: Create a WinPE ISO image and copy it to a CD….Capture the WIM image on the reference machine.

  1. Configure the reference machine to boot from a CD.
  2. Boot from the CD with the WinPE ISO image you created.

How do you capture FFU?

Capture an FFU Boot the reference PC using WinPE bootable media. Identify the drive to which you’ll be capturing the image from. You can use diskpart, or add Windows PowerShell support to WinPE and use Get-Disk for scriptability and more complex setups such as a server with multiple disks.

Can I capture an image without Sysprep?

That is why we needed to use another way to get a reference WIM image of a computer without using sysprep. You can use the ImageX utility to capture a WIM image of a computer. The ImageX.exe utility is not built-in Windows or WinPE tool.

What is the difference between ISO and wim file?

WIM images are engineered to perform optimally in Windows systems, but conversion to ISO will render the image more portable. For operating systems that don’t support WIM format, wim images may be converted to the more commonly used ISO image using the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK).

What is an FFU image?

Full Flash Update (FFU) image format used by Microsoft to apply a Windows image and partition information to a drive or SD card; contains one or more update packages. FFU images are primarily used to flash updates to Windows Phones.

How do I create a WIM image in Windows 10?

Use install.wim To Generate Some Categories To Answer

  1. Open Windows System Image Manager as an administrator.
  2. Right-click in the lower-left corner.
  3. Choose Select Windows Image… 
  4. Navigate to your Desktop.
  5. Open install.wim
  6. Choose Yes on the dialog that appears
  7. Right-click in the top-right section.
  8. Choose New Answer File…