Windows 10: Find a program in ISO Solved


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    Windows 10 pro 1803/17134.112
       1 Day Ago #1

    Find a program in ISO


    Where can I find a windows program (Taskmgr.exe, for example) in a windows ISO?
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    10 Home x64 (1803) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       1 Day Ago #2

    Mount the ISO. Open Sources\install.esd with 7-Zip File Manager. You will see a set of numbered folders, each one corresponds to the index number of the version it contains. You can find out the versions and their index numbers by opening a Command Prompt (Admin) and using this command:
    dism /Get-WimInfo /WimFile:E:\Sources\install.esd
    (assuming the ISO is drive E:)

    The ISO may contain an install.wim rather than install.esd, you can use that in the same way.

    Each of these folders contains the same directory structure as you see in an installed Windows. Taskmgr.exe is in Windows\System32.

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    Windows 10 Professional
       1 Day Ago #3

    Here's mine. Do you want me to upload a copy of it for you?

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    Windows 10 pro 1803/17134.112
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       16 Hours Ago #4

    Thanks, pepanee, but I'd rather use Bree's method for the learning experience.
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    10 Home x64 (1803) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       15 Hours Ago #5

    tcebob said: View Post
    Thanks, pepanee, but I'd rather use Bree's method for the learning experience.
    It was a learning experience for me too. I already knew that 7-Zip can open virtually anything that's a container for other files, such as an .exe installer (give it a .7z extension and double-click on it) or a .cab file. I'd not tried it on a .esd or .wim until you asked, wasn't surprised that it worked though.
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  6. Posts : 381
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       13 Hours Ago #6

    Yep, worked for me, too.

    Thanks greatly.
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