A few batch files for creating Windows 7 setup images
With the recent leaks of Windows 7 there have been several builds which did not come on an ISO file, but have been leaked as a VHD file or an archive instead. I have created a few batch files which make it easy to convert a VHD image to an ISO file and to recreate authentic setup discs of Windows 7.
This batch file converts WIM files to VHD files; you can create VHD images identical to those which have been leaked by Wzor recently with that batch file.
This batch file does exactly the opposite as the first one. If you have a VHD image, it creates a WIM image for you, which you can put on an ISO file to install it.
This batch file allows you to create an authentic ISO image, if you only have the setup files of a build (for example the 7022 and the 7048 leak).
Update (16 Apr. 2010):
by Mark Russinovich and Bryce Cogswell
Disk2vhd is a utility that creates VHD (Virtual Hard Disk – Microsoft’s Virtual Machine disk format) versions of physical disks for use in Microsoft Virtual PC or Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machines (VMs). The difference between Disk2vhd and other physical-to-virtual tools is that you can run Disk2vhd on a system that’s online. Disk2vhd uses Windows’ Volume Snapshot capability, introduced in Windows XP, to create consistent point-in-time snapshots of the volumes you want to include in a conversion. You can even have Disk2vhd create the VHDs on local volumes, even ones being converted (though performance is better when the VHD is on a disk different than ones being converted).
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