Installing & Updating WAIK & WinPE from 3.0 to 3.1 using the AIK Supplement for Windows 7

Install the Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows 7:

  • Download the WAIK for Win7 from the Microsoft site
  • Download & Install the Portable WinCDEmu from
  • Open it & click on “Mount Image” and browse to your ISO File & mount it
  • Let it Autoplay or Open the New Drive and click on the StartCD.exe file
  • Click on Windows AIK Setup, and let it install to your C:\ drive

Install the Windows AIK Supplement:

  • Download the WAIK Supplement for AIK in Win7 from the Microsoft site
  • Open WinCDEmu, Click on Mount Image, and browse to the WAIK Supplement’s ISO image
  • Take note of the mounted Drive Letter in your list of Drives or when it appears during Autoplay
  • Click Start & type CMD
  • Right click CDM.exe & click “Run as Administrator”
  • Type the following in the Elevated Command Prompt, replacing “K:\” with the drive letter of your newly mounted ISO file:
    • xcopy K:\ “C:\Program Files\Windows AIK\Tools\PETools” /ERDY
  • Hit Enter and let everything finish copying, it could take a while.

You now have the updated AIK Supplement.

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