Windows Deployment Command-Line Tools Reference

These command-line tools are often used when manufacturing Windows devices.

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BCDBoot Command-Line Options

Initializes the boot configuration data (BCD) store and copies boot environment files to the system partition during image deployment.

BCDEdit Command-Line Options

Manages Boot Configuration Data (BCD).

Bootsect Command-Line Options

Updates the master boot code for hard disk partitions to switch between Windows Boot Manager (Bootmgr.exe) and Windows NT Loader (NTLDR).


Manages disk partitions.

Oscdimg Command-Line Options

Creates an image (.iso) file of a customized 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows PE.

Server Manager command-line tools

Windows Deployment Tools Technical Reference