Last Updated September 11, 2023
Convert files from Electronic Software Delivery (ESD) form to Windows Imaging Format* (WIM*) if you need to add updated device drivers.
How to convert files:
Windows Image* files may be in the form of an ESD. Files must be WIM to make updates to drivers. Use the Deployment Image Servicing and Management* (DISM) tool from Microsoft to update image files.
To convert the image files, follow the steps below:
|Note||Always back up all files before following the process below.|
7. Determine the index number to modify (in this example we are modifying Index 2)
8. Export the image to a WIM file.
You now have an install.wim file alongside the install.esd.
|Note||If more versions of the OS need to be exported, simply repeat Step 7 changing the corresponding SourceIndex and it will be added.|
9. Backup the original install.esd and then replace on your installation media with the new install.wim.