DISM Step By Step-Using Deployment Image Servicing Management Tool

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In this 13 min Video we take an inside look at DISM.  We walk through the steps to mount an image (WIM) file, enable features, add drivers, remove drivers and finally unmount the image. 
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Steps / Commands used in this video!!!  Enjoy!

1. On the desktop, double-click Deployment Tools Command Prompt.

2. The Administrator: Deployment Tools Command Prompt Type dism | more and then press ENTER.

3. Type dism /mount-wim /wimfile:c:\images\windows7\install.wim /index:1 /mountdir:c:\images\offline and then press ENTER.

Note: The image mounting process can take about two minutes to complete.

4. When the operation completes, type dism /image:c:\images\offline /get-packages and then press Enter.

5. Type dism /image:c:\images\offline /get-features and then press ENTER.

6. Type dism /image:c:\images\offline /get-featureinfo /featurename:TFTP and then press ENTER.

Note: TFTP is case-sensitive.

7. Type dism /image:c:\images\offline /enable-feature /featurename:TFTP and then press ENTER.

Note: This can take about three minutes to complete.

8. When the command completes, type dism /image:c:\images\offline /get-featureinfo /featurename:TFTP and then press ENTER.

9. Type dism /image:c:\images\offline /get-drivers and then press ENTER.

10. Type dism /image:c:\images\offline /add-driver /driver:c:\images\drivers\sample.inf and then press ENTER.

11. Type dism /image:c:\images\offline /get-drivers then press ENTER.

12. Type dism /image:c:\images\offline /remove-driver /driver:oem1.inf and then press ENTER.

13. Type dism /image:c:\images\offline /get-drivers then press ENTER.

14. Type dism /unmount-wim /mountdir:c:\images\offline /discard and then press ENTER.

Comments (2)

  1. Carl OHallahan says:

    This video on the use of DISM was very helpfull. Thank you.

    I would like to remove ALL printer and wia drivers from an install, not just OEM, or those that I have added; I mean all printer dirvers built into the W7 install.

    So far have not accomplished that.

    Is there a way?

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