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OPK for Windows 8

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it doesn't have winpe-srt.cab. i need it to build Windows RE.

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Hmmm, I see the mui files for it in the en-us subdirectory, but no winpe-srt.cab in the folder. Maybe this is Vista snafu all over again, did you try grabbing it from a W8 install.

EDIT: Here is link I found, maybe helpful

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh825125.aspx

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Nope, but the winre.wim is in the system32>Recovery folder (inside install.wim), mount with dism and use that as your baseline. You can add custom packages to it.

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There is no "OPK" for Windows 8, per se. OEMs and System Builders use ADK for everything. Any "OPK" you can get for Windows 8 is documentation only.

I've never once used the SRT package in anything. You can easily build your own recovery image by using the built-in winre.wim.

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There is no "OPK" for Windows 8, per se. OEMs and System Builders use ADK for everything. Any "OPK" you can get for Windows 8 is documentation only.

I've never once used the SRT package in anything. You can easily build your own recovery image by using the built-in winre.wim.

Any guides on that? This is something I been wanting to do for a while now.

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There is no "OPK" for Windows 8, per se. OEMs and System Builders use ADK for everything. Any "OPK" you can get for Windows 8 is documentation only.

I've never once used the SRT package in anything. You can easily build your own recovery image by using the built-in winre.wim.

Any guides on that? This is something I been wanting to do for a while now.

Guides on the winre.wim? Well it just uses winpeshl.ini to launch apps, usually recenv.exe. You can see my post about adding a custom command into the recenv program so that I can install a Windows WIM using the built-in Setup.exe with an answer file here:

This is Wiindows 7 specific however, I haven't gotten far enough into testing to build a custom Windows 8 recovery partition yet.

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Michael Niehaus of Microsoft is reporting that they have non-technical reasons for not providing this to anyone, so I guess the winre.wim or boot.wim is the only way to go unless/until someone pacakages up a replacement cab we can use.
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What is the purpose of the package winpe-str.cab?

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What is the purpose of the package winpe-str.cab?

That's a typo, he meant WinPE-SRT.cab, it's for adding recovery disc to winpe 4.0 - which we currently can't do with the ADK because it's been removed.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd744533%28v=ws.10%29.aspx

WinPE-SRT

The Windows Recovery Environment feature package. Provides a recovery platform for automatic system diagnosis and repair and the creation of custom recovery solutions.

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ah, ok. thanks for the explanation.

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On second thought, if they removed it from only the RTM, maybe it exists in the RP versions of the ADK, anybody have a copy and could look, I never downloaded the RP version so I don't know.

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