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Command-Line Tools Technical Reference

Published: October 22, 2009

Updated: July 8, 2010

Applies To: Windows 7

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This content applies to Windows 7. For Windows 8 content, see Windows Deployment with the Windows ADK.

The following command-line tools are commonly used in the Windows® OEM Preinstallation Kit (Windows OPK) and the Windows Automated Installation Kit (Windows AIK). Some of these tools are available with the Windows OPK or Windows AIK; other tools are available as part of the Windows operating system.

Commonly used command-line tools such as Diskpart, BCDEdit, and Server Manager tools are documented in the Windows online command-line reference.

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BCDboot Command-Line Options

Used for initializing the boot configuration data (BCD) store and copying boot environment files to the system partition during image deployment.

Bootsect Command-Line Options

Updates the master boot code for hard disk partitions to switch between BOOTMGR and NTLDR.

Drvload Command-Line Options

Adds third-party drivers to Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE).

Expand Command-Line Options

Expands one or more cabinet (.cab) files.

Intlcfg Command-Line Options

Configures international settings on Windows Vista® and Windows Server® 2008 installations.

Lpksetup Command-Line Options

Installs language packs and configures international settings.

Oscdimg Command-Line Options

Creates an image (.iso) file of a customized 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows PE.

Tzutil

Manages available time zones.

Winpeshl.ini Files

Controls whether a customized shell is loaded in Windows PE instead of the default Command Prompt window.

Wpeinit Command-Line Options

Initializes Windows PE each time it boots. Specifically, Wpeinit.exe installs Plug and Play devices, processes Unattend.xml settings, and loads network resources.

Wpeutil Command-Line Options

Initializes Windows PE each time it boots.

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