Add drivers to WIM image Using the WAIK 3.0

by getdeclue on October 26, 2011

If you run windows deployment services on a windows server 2008 not r2 the process to add drivers is not very straight forward. Here are some helpful instructions to add drivers to a boot, capture or discover image.

You will need a windows 7 computer with windows automated install kit installed: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=136976

Launch the “Deployment Tools Command Prompt” by running it as and administrator

Then run the following commands (you will need have the image and directories created beforehand). The temporary directory I am using is called wdstemp and is located on the D drive. Change the folder and drive names accordingly.

Get the name or index number for the image

Dism /Get-WimInfo /WimFile:D:\wdstemp\capture.WIM

Mount the offline image

Dism /Mount-Wim /WimFile:D:\wdstemp\capture.WIM /Name:”Windows 7″ /MountDir:D:\wdstemp\capture

Add the driver

Dism /Image:D:\wdstemp\capture /Add-Driver /Driver:D:\wdstemp\driver\driver_inf_file.inf

Unmount

Dism /Unmount-Wim /MountDir:D:\wdstemp\capture /Commit

Wait several minutes for image to be unmounted even on a fast computer the image unmounting process will take a while.

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