Windows 10: Change the name and description of a volume image using the Dism

  1.    24 Nov 2015 #1

    Change the name and description of a volume image using the Dism


    Using the Dism command in Windows ADK for Windows 10 v1511, it is possible to change the name and description of a volume image saved to a wim file?

    If not, you can tell me the method more proper to do this avoiding the use of the old imageX command?


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    Windows 10 Education x64
       24 Nov 2015 #2

    Imagex is still the best way for updating the name and description of a captured wim even though some will tell you imagex has been deprecated. Don't believe's still available in the Windows 10 AIK.

    With Imagex you can update the name/edition and description with on easy command:
    imagex /info img_file [img_number or img_name] [new_name/edition] [new_desc]

    e.g. imagex /info Win7CAPTURE.WIM 1 "Win7ENTx86" "Windows 7 Enterprise x86"

    You can accomplish the same thing using DISM but you have to use the Export command which creates an entirely new wim.

    Dism /Export-Image /SourceImageFile:OldFile.wim /SourceIndex:1 /DestinationImageFile:NewFile.wim /DestinationName:"Windows 7 Enterprise x86"
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