Create or Open a Windows Image or Catalog

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

Note

This content applies to Windows 7. For Windows 8 content, see Windows Deployment with the Windows ADK.

The following topics describe how to open a Windows® image (.wim) file or a catalog (.clg) file in Windows System Image Manager (Windows SIM). Windows SIM files use Windows image files and catalog files to display the available components and packages that can be added to an unattended answer file (Unattend.xml).

In This Section

Open a Windows Image or Catalog File

Describes how to open a Windows image (.wim) file or a catalog file (.clg) in Windows SIM.

Create or Recreate a Catalog

Describes how to create or recreate a catalog (.clg) file.

See Also

Concepts

Phase 3: Preparing and Customizing Your Windows Image