Creating Customized Windows 10 Version 1703 Media (ISO, WIM, Flash Drive)

It’s April 2017 and Microsoft has just released their fourth update / “version” of Windows 10 – externally referred to as the “Creators Update”. Since I haven’t updated my “How To” on creating customized Windows media since Windows 8.1, I think we’re overdue for a follow up. So let’s get into it! I’ll preface this article by saying …

Creating Customized Windows 8.1 Media (ISO, WIM, Flash Drive) | Part 2

In Part 1 we used Hyper-V to build, update, and sysprep our custom Windows 8.1 Installation. Now we need to make some Install media! If you’re unfamiliar with this process, or you haven’t built customized Windows media since the XP days, you may not be familiar with WIM files. Essentially, the WIM file is a …

Creating Customized Windows 8.1 Media (ISO, WIM, Flash Drive) | Part 1

I’m sure this is something everyone has (or will) have to tackle at some point in their Windows IT career – creating a customized version of Windows for the office, for the enterprise, or for a specific one-off scenario. I’ve gone through the steps many times, and each time I seem to do things a …