Windows Embedded Standard 2011: Updating image using DISM

So you’ve made the perfect answer file for your device. Internet Explorer works, media files can be played. However, after testing for just 5 minutes, you realize you can’t open and view certain picture formats, such as PNGs, on your device. Do you really’ve to go back into Image Configuration Editor (ICE), re-create answer file […]

So you’ve made the perfect answer file for your device. Internet Explorer works, media files can be played. However, after testing for just 5 minutes, you realize you can’t open and view certain picture formats, such as PNGs, on your device. Do you really’ve to go back into Image Configuration Editor (ICE), re-create answer file and then reinstall image on your device? Simply ‘No’. With Windows Embedded Standard 2011, you can easily use a command line tool called Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) to add your missing feature packages onto your target device. What follows is a step-by-step process of how to add a new feature package to an existing Windows Embedded Standard 2011 installation.