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Install problem ,Wintel windows8.1 32bit UEFI

  1. #111

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    windows 8.1 32 bit

    this is from the usb drive that contains the image of the new win 8.1 32 bit dvd

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  2. #112

    Yup you have core as Index 2.... Thus changing references in the script to index 2 should get you a core install..

    BTW: For a dirty way of downgrading - see here - I'm not sure how it plays with wimboot though.

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  3. #113

    Posts : 69
    windows 8.1 32 bit

    hmm ..
    how di do a change in reference for the chioce of the other image. ?
    its a bit over my knowledge
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  4. #114

    Right click the script click edit -> replace -> Find what: /Index:1 -> Replace with: /Index:2 - > click Replace All

    Do the same for /SourceIndex:1

    - save the file.
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  5. #115

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    windows 8.1 32 bit

    dont see the option replace.
    mark all
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  6. #116

    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by lindis68 View Post
    the files boot.wim & install.wim are present in the wintel folder now and in the base folder.
    oboy i hope this works now.

    copying both files in to the source folder on my recovery usb drive.
    the files you want are the boot.wim and the install_wimboot.wim (renamed to install.wim on recovery usb)

    I have used this script on every PC I deploy windows to.. I have made changes just for you and your issues..
    you should now have a Base folder with a boot and install wim > both not needed or used.
    you should have in your wintel folder boot, install, and install-wimboot wim's
    the boot.wim is the same for both a std recovery and wimboot recovery.. the install.wim is for std recovery and install-wimboot.wim is for wimboot recovery.. Since you have wimboot recovery media you need to use the install-wimboot.wim, BUT you must rename it to install.wim to use it.. The wimboot ID was put there to ID the different wim styles..

    you will have to insert the recovery drive, then go through the charms bar and boot from recovery usb - not windows Recovery Reset..

    it also appears you need to use index 2 - easy enough to change in script
    I have not tested index 2 but changed the script as per Superfly
    Last edited by KYHI; 26 Apr 2015 at 07:49.
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  7. #117

    Posts : 69
    windows 8.1 32 bit

    Ok !
    superfly solved the hazzel for me it is now activated. in a very smooth way. thank you very much superfly.
    And thank both of you Superfly and KYHI.
    for all the time and effort. it is very much appriciated.

    just one last thing.
    how can i now make an recovery usb for the wintel if i sometime must reinstall everything without going trough this again.
    beacuse there is an recovery partition also on the hdd.
    can i delete that one or should i just leave it be.
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  8. #118

    You're welcome - good to find a loving home for those old keys

    ...I think the USB you installed from will be the recovery - Wimboot does not need a separate partition. Kyhi knows more about those things tho'.
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  9. #119

    Posts : 69
    windows 8.1 32 bit

    Ok my friend
    Much appreciated.
    Ok il see what kyhi says

    Anything i can Do to help in return - dont hesitate to ask.
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  10. #120

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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10

    You can now go into control panel > recovery > create a recovery drive
    This will setup the recovery usb using the current images
    Basically remake your recovery USB

    from cmd prompt admin

    list disk
    list volume
    select disk 0
    list partition

    post a pic of cmd window
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