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  1. Join Date : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
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    Windows 10 Pro
       2016-08-03 #660

    Ztruker said: View Post
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    Copied install.esd from C:\ESD to E:\Temp\ESDtoISO
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    The above quoted sentence caught my eye. Where / how did you get the ESD file? Windows Upgrade tool, Windows Update, something else?
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  2. Join Date : Apr 2015
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    W10Prox64
       2016-08-03 #661

    Just FYI. I have captured 3 ESD files today, two from the Windows Updater exe program and one from Windows Update directly. All three have been made into a WIM file (Option #1) without issue.
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  3. Join Date : Oct 2014
    Hartselle
    Posts : 219
    Windows 10 Pro 14393.479
       2016-08-03 #662

    Kari said: View Post
    The above quoted sentence caught my eye. Where / how did you get the ESD file? Windows Upgrade tool, Windows Update, something else?
    I had a C:\ESD folder that was created by MCT. It was empty after MCT was done. The esds stored there cannot be converted.
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    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
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    Windows 10 Pro
       2016-08-03 #663

    tracit99 said: View Post
    I had a C:\ESD folder that was created by MCT. It was empty after MCT was done. The esds stored there cannot be converted.
    That's why I asked it. The tool and method in this tutorial only work with ESD file downloaded by Windows Update.
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  5. Join Date : Oct 2013
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       2016-08-03 #664

    simrick said: View Post
    Just FYI. I have captured 3 ESD files today, two from the Windows Updater exe program and one from Windows Update directly. All three have been made into a WIM file (Option #1) without issue.
    Thanks for confirmation. The 30 day rule made it impossible for me to get AU through Windows Update, I have not a single machine physical or virtual with over 30 day old installation. I simply download the ISO files I need from MS.

    That's why I have been unable to test this.
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  6. Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.105
       2016-08-03 #665

    Okay, thanks all. I used the MCT which made the \ESD file that I found the install.esd in. I've since downloaded the ISO directly and upgraded everything I need to.

    Thanks for all the responses, and special thanks to Kari for the great job he has done with this.
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  7. Join Date : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
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    Windows 10 Pro
       2016-08-04 #666

    OK, with help from fellow geeks @essenbe and @Dude I finally got my hands on AU ESD files from Windows Update and was able to run tests.

    The tool works perfectly, without an issue as intended, to make an ISO image from Windows 10 Anniversary Update ESD file downloaded through Windows Update.
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  8. Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.105
       2016-08-04 #667

    So it's just the install.esd from the C:\ESD folder created by MCT that does not work then, right?
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  9. Join Date : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
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       2016-08-04 #668

    No, it's all and every ESD file except the one created by Windows Update in C:\$WINDOWS.~BT folder.

    That's the only ESD file this tool works with, that's the intention of this tutorial: to help you to make an ISO from a build upgrade got through Windows Update.
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  10. Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
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       2016-08-04 #669

    Ah, okay, I understand now. Thanks again Kari.
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