2018-06-18

Error: "bootmgr is missing"

D: CD drive
X: drive with the "" error

Insert Windows Installation disk in drive D:, open a command line and enter the commands

  • d:
  • cd \boot
  • Windows 7
    • bootsect /nt60 x:

Error: "Operating System loader has no signature"


Error message at boot media: "Operating System loader has no signature"

Fix: Press F2 at powerup, go into setup and turn Secure Boot Off

Mount a folder as a Virtual Drive

Open a command line and enter:
  • subst virtualDrive: drive:\Path
    • eg: subst x: c:\Kit\MyVirtualDrive will mount c:\Kit\MyVirtualDrive as x: drive

2018-06-15

Get WIM info, list indexes from wim file

Open an elevated command line and enter the following command
  • dism /get-wiminfo /wimfile:drive:\path\filename.wim

2018-06-14

Add (USB3) drivers to Windows installation / Missing drivers


  • Copy boot.wim file from your DVD/pen drive to Dekstop
  • Create Drivers folder on desktop and copy your dirvers there
  • Create Temp folder on desktop
  • Open an elevated command line and run the following commands
    • cd %userprofile%\Desktop
    • dism /mount-wim /wimfile:boot.wim /index:2 /mountdir:Temp
    • dism /image:Temp /add-driver /driver:Drivers /recurse /furceunsigned
    • dism /unmount-wim /mountdir:Temp /commit
  • Copy boot.wim to your DVD/flash pen

2018-05-30

Add user to local group / administrators group from command line

Open an elevated command line (it needs admin rights)

  • Add user to local group
    • net localgroup groupName userName /add
  • Add user to local administrators group
    • net localgroup administrators userName /add

2018-05-22

Open Special Folders using Shell Commands

CommandSpecial Folder
shell:common startupAll Users Startup Folder
shell:startupCurrent User Startup Folder