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Getting Started with Nano Server by Charbel Nemnom

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Creating a WinPE bootable USB thumb drive

This step is only required if you will be deploying Nano Server from a USB thumb drive. The process for creating a USB bootable WinPE image is nearly identical to creating a bootable ISO image described in the previous section.

The ADK ships with a batch file that creates a bootable USB WinPE environment using the contents of the d:\TempPE\media folder which the case in our example.

The script name is MakeWinPEMedia.cmd and is located at, C:\ProgramFiles (x86)\Windows Kits\10\Assessment and Deployment Kit\Windows Preinstallation Environment:

  1. First, make sure your deployment and imaging tool shell is running with elevated privileges.
  2. Change folders to the folder containing MakeWinPEMedia.cmd.
  3. Insert ...

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