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ERD Commander - Windows Recovery Environment 6.0,6.5
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http://www.microsoft.com/mdop

Information

ERPXE Module

  • Name: - ERD Commander - Windows Recovery Environment
  • Version: 6.0,6.5

Plugin type

Plugin type
ERD Commander - Windows Recovery Environment Anti-Virus Deployment Diagnostics OS Installation Live Media Recovery Tools
No No Yes No Yes Yes

Plugin Requirments

Plugin Requirments
ERD Commander - Windows Recovery Environment CIFS HTTP Internet NFS Linux OS Windows OS
No No No No Yes Yes

Screen Shots

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Special Information

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) is a suite of utilities for Microsoft Windows customers who have subscribed to Microsoft Software Assurance program.

It aims to brings easier manageability and monitoring of enterprise desktops, emergency recovery, desktop virtualization and application virtualization.

Installation Instructions

Download erdVER-XXX.tar.gz to /

https://sourceforge.net/projects/erpxe/files/plugins/

extract erdVER-XXX.tar.gz file:

tar -xvzf erdVER-XXX.tar.gz

The following files are from Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008:

Copy "boot.sdi" to "er\4\boot.sdi"

Copy "bootmgr.exe" to "er\4\bt.exe" and hex edit it:

Change the "\Boot\BCD" unicode text to "\ER\4\BCD" at 0x 4F98C

Also, copy "boot\pxeboot.0" to "er\4\pxeboot.0" and hex edit this too:

Change the "bootmgr.exe" to "er\4\bt.exe" at 0x 5961

"bootmgr.exe" has a PE checksum we used a tool called "PE Explorer" to create a new checksum:

Calculate a new checksum on "bt.exe" at 0x130

Download Microsoft DART.

Version 6.0 x86: Open ISO file with 7zip and extract \sources\boot.wim to /tftpboot/er/4/winpe.wim
Version 6.0 x64: Open ISO file with 7zip and extract \sources\boot.wim to /tftpboot/er/5/winpe.wim
Version 6.5 x86: Open ISO file with 7zip and extract \sources\boot.wim to /tftpboot/er/6/winpe.wim
Version 6.5 x86: Open ISO file with 7zip and extract \sources\boot.wim to /tftpboot/er/7/winpe.wim

We have created an option for 4 different ERD PE, 4,5,6,7. You can use them for custom PEs

Verify files with filelist.txt in each folder.

All Done!