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Download just imagex.exe (568k) #

instead of the entire Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows 7 (1,782,580k):
  1. Download and install Bo Brantén's HttpDisk-7
  2. C:\>httpdisk.exe /mount 0 http://download.microsoft.com/download/8/E/9/8E9BBC64-E6F8-457C-9B8D-F6C9A16E6D6A/KB3AIK_EN.iso /cd w:
  3. C:\>expand w:\Neutral.cab /f:F3_imagex c:\
  4. C:\>ren F3_imagex imagex.exe
Notes: Update:

GetWaikTools offers an even faster option; neither a driver nor admin rights are required - downloading imagex, oscdimg, dism, etc directly from Microsoft takes just a few seconds. Download GetWaikTools.zip

/windows | Apr 01, 2012

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