Hyper-V RTM and WinPE Synthetic Devices

Now that we’ve reached the RTM milestone with Hyper-V (and why I’m actually on vacation), here’s the updated script for how to add the Hyper-V synthetic drivers to WinPE (original post here) %echo off set MSUSOURCE=D:\synth\rtm\amd64 set PESOURCE=D:\winpe_x64_synthetic mkdir %temp%\IC c:\windows\system32\expand.exe -F:* %MSUSOURCE%\Windows6.0-KB951634-x64.msu %temp%\ic mkdir %temp%\IC\binaries c:\windows\system32\expand.exe -F:* %temp%\ic\Windows6.0-KB951634-x64.CAB %temp%\ic\binaries “C:\Program Files\Windows OPK\Tools\PETools\peimg.exe” /inf=%temp%\IC\binaries\amd64_wnetvsc.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.18016_none_b337f91d87dbf1d0\wnetvsc.inf %PESOURCE%\mount\Windows “C:\Program…

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Using the Hyper-V Integration Components in WinPE

The new architecture of synthetic devices with Hyper-V poses some unique challenges for system administrators. Specifically, how can a system administrator perform maintenance on a Hyper-V host from WinPE? Without the integration components, users are required to move their VHD’s around to the IDE controller, which limits the amount of VHD’s that can be used…

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