Windows 10: WIMBoot - no longer needed for a compressed Windows 10 install? Solved

  1.    06 Aug 2015 #1

    WIMBoot - no longer needed for a compressed Windows 10 install?


    Apologies if this has already been asked, there are discussions about upgrading from aWIMBoot installation of 8.1 but nothing I could find about actually using WIMBoot with Windows 10.

    I did a fresh install of Windows 10 Home via the ISO, and along with the ~500MB and 100MB system partitions the install weighs in at 9.75GB. With 8.1 I could then convert to a WIMBoot install and save more space, but is this still the case for Windows 10? From what I've read Windows 10 is supposed to compress as it installs if it detects it's running on a device that doesn't have much storage, but how do I tell whether it has done this or not? If WIMBoot is still supported, am I likely to gain any more space using it?

    -edit-
    Apparently WIMBoot is not supported and Windows 10 compression is pretty good, so no worries!
    Last edited by xtcrefugee; 19 Aug 2015 at 12:42.
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