Remove Files or Folders from a Distribution Share
Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2
This content applies to Windows 7. For Windows 8 content, see Windows Deployment with the Windows ADK.
Windows® System Image Manager (Windows SIM) enables you to remove files and folders from distribution shares. However, to remain a valid distribution share, at least one subfolder must be named one of the following: $OEM$ Folders, Packages, or Out-of-Box Drivers.
To remove a file or folder from a distribution share
On the Tools menu, select Explore Distribution Share. For more information, see Explore Distribution Shares.
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Select the top node of the open distribution share, right-click anywhere in the Distribution Share pane, and then select Explore Distribution Share.
The Explore Distribution Share folder opens.
Click a file or folder, and then press Delete.
Close the folder.
Changes are reflected in the Distribution Share pane.
At least one subfolder must be named $OEM$ Folders, Packages, or Out-of-Box Drivers. Windows SIM does not recognize the folder as a valid distribution share without one of these subfolders.