Inject multiple packages into an offline Windows image

by Mitch Tulloch [Published on 24 May 2011 / Last Updated on 12 May 2010]

You can use DISM to inject multiple packages into an offline Windows image.

You can use DISM to inject multiple packages using a single command into an offline Windows image. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Copy the packages (.cab or .msu files) to a computer that has the Windows AIK 2.0 installed on it.
  2. Open the Deployment Tools Command Prompt on the computer and mount your image using DISM.
  3. Type the following comand: For /R [drive:[path]] %f in (*.cab) do dism /image: /add-package /packagepath:”%f”

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The Author — Mitch Tulloch

Mitch Tulloch is a well-known expert on Windows Server administration and cloud computing technologies. He has published over a thousand articles on information technology topics and has written, contributed to or been series editor for over 50 books.

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