Author Topic: Windows 7 Component Store Cleanup - Rebase  (Read 175276 times)

November 17, 2021, 05:47 AM
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November 17, 2021, 12:55 PM
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Downloaded your Win 7 SP1 to my Mega account. I could never bring W7 down to 3GB. Mine usually hovers around 5-6GB with 4 editions Home, Pro, Business and Ultimate.

November 17, 2021, 03:00 PM
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Downloaded your Win 7 SP1 to my Mega account. I could never bring W7 down to 3GB. Mine usually hovers around 5-6GB with 4 editions Home, Pro, Business and Ultimate.
There is only one version in the windows 7 iso that I upload for the forum. And above all, it's very small because it was converted to esd (a windows 10 boot.wim is used for compatibility reasons).
Note that you can delete some unneeded editions with imagex (for example imagex /delete C:\sources\install.wim 1
Each time you remove an edition, the number of the rank decreases for the others after this rank.
After all this, it could be even easily smaller if we are cleaning winsxs with rebase (first message of this topic) and if we remove a few obsolete -printer and graphics- drivers.
In such conditions, the esd image could take up less than 2 Gb in  size.
But each time I used rebase, installing updates became a problem.
« Last Edit: November 17, 2021, 03:15 PM by scarface »

November 20, 2021, 11:48 AM
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Downloaded your Win 7 SP1 to my Mega account. I could never bring W7 down to 3GB. Mine usually hovers around 5-6GB with 4 editions Home, Pro, Business and Ultimate.
There is only one version in the windows 7 iso that I upload for the forum. And above all, it's very small because it was converted to esd (a windows 10 boot.wim is used for compatibility reasons).
Note that you can delete some unneeded editions with imagex (for example imagex /delete C:\sources\install.wim 1
Each time you remove an edition, the number of the rank decreases for the others after this rank.
After all this, it could be even easily smaller if we are cleaning winsxs with rebase (first message of this topic) and if we remove a few obsolete -printer and graphics- drivers.
In such conditions, the esd image could take up less than 2 Gb in  size.
But each time I used rebase, installing updates became a problem.
With rebase future updates can't be installed sometimes. I have lot of friends who use Home, Pro and Ultimate Win 7 versions. I didn't know you can use boot.wim from win 10.

November 27, 2021, 09:38 PM
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Today, a new version of windows 11 is available on the forum.
Exceptionally this new version is released even if there is no update, but some drivers were integrated. Since more drivers are now available for windows 11, windows 7 will not be updated any longer on the forum.
Link here: https://www.nomaher.com/forum/index.php?topic=3350.msg36994#msg36994

What's new:
-7zip was updated.
-Total commander was added.
-Some drivers were integrated:
Intel-WiFi-22.90.0
realtek_wlan_2024.0.10.225
realtek_card_reader_10.0.22000.31269
PCI-bus-AMD-21.40.0
intel_rst_19.0.0.1067
intel_mei_2131.1.4.0
intel_chipset_10.1.18838.8284
Intel-BT-22.90.2-64
LAN_Killerwin11_3.1121.1048
realtekethernet10-100-1000PCIE_Win11_11.2.0909.2021


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December 01, 2021, 02:19 PM
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