Adding drivers to a .WIM offline

I have my WDS server all set up, but the Optiplex 790’s that we have unfortunately do not have NIC drivers with the default catalogues in the Windows 7 install CD. When I was creating my deployment boot images, I based them off a clean Windows 7 SP1 install. This caused problems when I was […]


Recently I fired up a laptop that needed to be refreshed on a PXE boot to the WDS server. It sat there after contacting DHCP successfully and eventually output the error: TFTP Timeout.Upon doing some research, I found that this was actually related to me having a DNS server role and a WDS server role […]


Machine booted and joined itself to the domain according to the XML. Epic win!