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Tested under Windows 10 Pro x64, version 1903

0. Acquire

  1. Download WAIK and install Deployment Tools therewith

  2. Download and install Windows PE (no longer available from within WAIK since version 1809)

1. Create

  1. Launch Deployment and Imaging Tools Environment from Start > Windows Kits with admin rights

  2. copype amd64 C:\WinPE_amd64

2. Customize

  1. Mount
    dism /Mount-Image /ImageFile:C:\WinPE_amd64\media\sources\boot.wim /index:1 /MountDir:C:\WinPE_amd64\mount

3. Unmount & commit changes

4. Create ISO or bootable drive

Notes

Sources & Further Reading

last update: 2019.07.16