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winpe [2009/10/01 04:25]
tal.aloni Note regarding running the WinPE creation script in a batch file
winpe [2010/06/05 07:33]
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 Install the AIK onto a working Windows system (the "​technician computer"​). ​ The installation requires around 1GB of disk space. Install the AIK onto a working Windows system (the "​technician computer"​). ​ The installation requires around 1GB of disk space.
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 ===== Setting up WinPE ===== ===== Setting up WinPE =====
  
-Open the Windows PE Tools Command Prompt (//Start// -> //All Programs// -> //Microsoft Windows AIK// -> //Windows PE Tools Command Prompt//) and enter the following commands (some of which are case-sensitive):​+Open the Windows PE Tools Command Prompt (//Start// -> //All Programs// -> //Microsoft Windows AIK// -> //Windows PE Tools Command Prompt//) and enter the following commands (some of which are case-sensitive). Note that if you intending to install a 64 bit version of Windows, the second command below should specify "​amd64"​ instead of "​x86"​ (amd64 is a generic reference to 64 bit support which includes support for both AMD and Intel based 64bit hardware):
  
     mkdir C:\Temp     mkdir C:\Temp
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 ===== Configuring DHCP and TFTP ===== ===== Configuring DHCP and TFTP =====
  
-Configure your DHCP server to hand out //"​\Boot\pxeboot.n12"//​ as the boot filename.  ​For ISC DHCPD, you can do this by adding+Configure your DHCP server to hand out //"​\Boot\pxeboot.n12"//​ as the boot filename.  ​
  
-    filename "​\\Boot\\pxeboot.n12";+**For ISC DHCPD**, you can do this by adding the following to ///​etc/​dhcpd.conf//​.
  
-to ///​etc/​dhcpd.conf//.+    next-server XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX; 
 +    filename "​\\Boot\\pxeboot.n12";​
  
 +where the [b]next-server[/​b] details either the IP address or DNS hostname of your TFTP server.
 {{ :​warning.png}} {{ :​warning.png}}
  
-Note that you **must** use a backslash (\) as the path separator, rather than the more usual forward slash (/).  If you use a forward slash, //​pxeboot.n12//​ will be unable to locate //​bootmgr.exe//​ and the boot will fail.  Your TFTP server must be configured to support the use of backslashes as path separators; see [[:​tftp_backslash|Supporting broken TFTP clients]] for instructions on configuring your TFTP server to do this.+<sub>Note that you **must** use a backslash (\) as the path separator, rather than the more usual forward slash (/).  If you use a forward slash, //​pxeboot.n12//​ will be unable to locate //​bootmgr.exe//​ and the boot will fail.  Your TFTP server must be configured to support the use of backslashes as path separators; see [[:​tftp_backslash|Supporting broken TFTP clients]] for instructions on configuring your TFTP server to do this.
  
-Note also that each backslash is doubled within ///​etc/​dhcpd.conf//;​ this is because ISC DHCPD treats a backslash as an escape character.+Note also that each backslash is doubled within ///​etc/​dhcpd.conf//;​ this is because ISC DHCPD treats a backslash as an escape character.</​sub>​ 
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 +**For Microsoft DHCP Server**, set the following options 
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 +    Option Number ​      ​Option Name           ​Value 
 +    066                 Boot Server ​          ​XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX 
 +    067                 ​Bootfile Name         ​boot\pxeboot.n12 
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 +where option 66 refers to your TFTP server'​s IP address or DNS hostname.
  
 ===== Booting WinPE ===== ===== Booting WinPE =====
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 Congratulations on a successful boot of Windows PE! Congratulations on a successful boot of Windows PE!
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