Add a Component to an Answer File

Applies To: Windows 7


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

The following procedure describes how to add a component to an answer file by using Windows® System Image Manager (Windows SIM).

To add a component to an answer file

  1. Open Windows SIM.

  2. Open a Windows image. For more information, see Open a Windows Image or Catalog File.

  3. Open or create an answer file. For more information, see Create a New Answer File or Open an Answer File.

  4. In the Windows Image pane, locate the component or package to add to the answer file.

  5. Right-click the component, and then select a configuration pass.

    The component is added to the answer file in the specified configuration pass.


To search the entire Windows image (.wim) file, press CTRL+F.

See Also


Add a Package to an Answer File
Understanding Settings and Properties