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 widely recognized expert on Windows administration, networking, and security. He has been repeatedly awarded Most Valuable Professional (MVP) status by Microsoft for his outstanding contributions in supporting users who deploy and use Microsoft platforms, products and solutions. Mitch has published over two hundred articles on different IT websites and magazines, and he has written or contributed to almost two dozen books and is lead author for the Windows 7 Resource Kit from Microsoft Press. For more information, see www.mtit.com .

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