Category Archives: Windows PE

Environment Variables set during the “Update Media” processing of MDT

By | January 25, 2017
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At the end of running “Update Media” for the 1st run or on any run with the “-force” argument passed, an update script can be called via the “LitetouchPE.xml” file. Here are the dynamic vars exposed that can be called via a custom script. ADKPath | C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\Assessment and Deployment Kit CONTENT |… Read More »

“A required CD/DVD drive driver is missing..” error when installing Windows 7 on new Toughbook laptops. – Updated 2016-12-06

By | October 11, 2016
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!! UPDATE: 12/6/2016- If the script doesn’t work, try changing the index number being adjusted to #2. 2 things need to happen to fix this: Windows 7 install PE needs the Windows 7 USB 3.0 driver package injected. USB 3.0 Host Controller Driver: http://pc-dl.panasonic.co.jp/d… USB 3.0 Driver: http://pc-dl.panasonic.co.jp/d… A registry hack (for lack of a… Read More »

Crazy mouse issue in Windows PE

By | October 19, 2015
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*UPDATED* 2016/10/11 – Script created to automate update on pe WIM: https://gist.github.com/brianfgonzalez/574aa68f4d5c39c5005bfdf15fa6c4b9 The crazy mouse occurs when the embedded GPS module is detected as a Serial mouse. To prevent this behavior, you must manually import a REG into the Windows PE boot.wim. A registry entry must be imported into the registry of the WinPE boot media.… Read More »

SCCM 2007 WinPE not seeing CF-311xxx Toughbook USB ports

By | October 19, 2015
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Here is the current workaround to the USB ports not working on a CF-311xxx with SCCM 2007. A registry entry must be imported into the registry of the WinPE boot media. Mount the boot wim. Dism /mount-image /imagefile:boot.wim /mountdir:c:\mount Mount theWinPE’s SYSTEM Hive into your HKLM via regedit C:\mount\Windows\system32\config\SYSTEM Name the imported hive: importedsystem Import… Read More »

Manually Updating The WinPE WIM In SCCM

By | January 16, 2014
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SCCM Produces 2 WinPE Boot ..WIM files.  If you are versed in using DISM and would like to venture out of the console to perform updates(Adding additional files, Additional components, etc). Make sure to update the .WIM named “winpe.wim”.  This is the file that is used when performing updates and other actions in the SCCM… Read More »