Windows Enterprise Desktop:

Image management


August 15, 2017  10:17 AM

Ed Bott Issues Win10 Report Card

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Image management, Windows 10, Windows Defender, Windows Hello, Windows Update Management

About two weeks ago, long-time Windows watcher Ed Bott offered an interesting assessment of Windows 10 at ZDNet. It's entitled "Windows 10 after two years: Microsoft's mixed report card," and...

May 22, 2017  10:57 AM

KB4016871 Fixes Spurious Win10 DISM Issue

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DISM, Image management, Troubleshooting, Windows 10

For the past five months, the Current Branch for Windows 10 (Builds 1604 and 1703) has been subject to a spurious DISM issue. (I blogged about this as far back as...


January 11, 2017  12:31 PM

Win10 Compact Saves Room

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Desktop images, image compression, Image management, Windows 10

Among built-in tools that reduce disk footprint in Windows 10, the compact command supports compressing OS files. Essentially it works because it compresses static OS executable files. These remain unchanged over time, unless replaced outright.  Most modern CPUs...


June 22, 2016  12:46 PM

Slim Down Windows Images for Deployment

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Image management, Windows 10

One of my favorite sources for blog fodder here is MajorGeeks.com. This has been a great source for me over the years for Windows tools and utilities. I still visit there once or twice a week to see what's new and what's changed. Earlier today, I renewed my acquaintance with a Windows tool I've...


February 5, 2016  10:54 AM

Customize and Provision Windows 10 Images with Windows ICD

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Deployment tools, Image management, Windows 10

There's an interesting tool available in the Hardware Dev Center portion of MSDN: it's called the Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer, aka Windows ICD. It's designed to streamline the process of customizing and provisioning a Windows image. The


May 26, 2015  7:26 PM

Another DISM tip for compacting Windows installations

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Image management, Windows 10, Windows 8.1

While perusing the postings over at the Windows 10 Forums earlier, I caught an item there entitled "Trimming down Win10TP" that taught me a new way to use the Deployment Image Servicing and...


May 4, 2015  10:00 AM

DISM Defaults Finally Working in Win10 Build 10074

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
DISM, Image management, Windows 10

Like many other beta testers for Windows 10, I reported early on (around build 9879, if memory serves) that the deployment image servicing and management facility, better known as the DISM command, wouldn't work without an explicit 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


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