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Updating wim file RRS feed

  • Question

  • I am trying to update mu wim files "x32 and x64"

    I think the process is very simple.

    Get wim file, mount, /Add-Package from WSUS and /commit . DONE.

    However DISM can add packages in .msu format. And on WSUS "WsusContent" i can only see .cab and .exe.

    So when i am trying to /Add-Package i am getting an error:

    Error: 87

    No packages were found that require processing.

    What am i missing?

    When i try to go inside each folder i am getting "The specified package is not applicable to this image."

    Is there any way to identify what is applicable to my wim file? 

    I am thinking that 

    \WsusContent\ has updates for xp and x32 and x64. 

    Thank you.




    • Edited by Ogeccut Tuesday, July 2, 2013 2:46 PM
    Tuesday, July 2, 2013 2:20 PM

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  • What's the full dism command you are using.  It should be like this (and works for both .CAB and .MSU):

    dism /Image:C:\MountPoint /Add-Package /PackagePath:<packagepath_name>


    David Coulter | http://DCtheGeek.blogspot.com | @DCtheGeek

    Tuesday, July 2, 2013 2:54 PM
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  • dism /image:"C:\Win7_x64_Ent_WIM" /Add-Package /PackagePath:"C:\Source\WIM\WsusContent\"

    And then i have about 248 folders in the WsusContent folder.

    I think most of them are not applicable. 

    And is there any way to automate the process sicnce i need to go into every folder?

    Tuesday, July 2, 2013 3:08 PM