Maintaining Operating System Images Using DISM

Practice Labs Module
Time
52 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate

The Maintaining Operating System Images Using DISM module provides you with the instruction and server hardware to develop your hands on skills in the defined topics. This module includes the following exercises: Add Operating System Patches to Offline Windows Image, Add Device Driver to Offline Windows Image.

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Overview

Introduction

The Maintaining Operating System Images Using DISM module provides you with the instruction and server hardware to develop your hands on skills in the defined topics. This module includes the following exercises:

  • Add Operating System Patches to Offline Windows Image
  • Add Device Driver to Offline Windows Image

Lab time: It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exam Objectives:

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • Update images with patches, hotfixes and drivers

Exercise 1 - Add Operating System Patches to Offline Windows Image

Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (WADK) is a suite of utilities that you can use to customize, assess and rollout Windows operating systems to new computers. One of the tools provided by WADK is the Deployment Imaging and Servicing Management tool (dism.exe).

In this exercise, you will learn how to update an offline Windows image using dism.exe.

Exercise 2 - Add Device Driver to Offline Windows Image

In addition to adding operating system updates, you can integrate device drivers to an offline Windows image file. By adding the Windows patches and device drivers, you assured that you are installing the latest Windows image on your corporate network and complete the necessary drivers.

In this exercise, you will learn how to add a display adapter to an offline Windows image file.

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