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Open WIM File

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WIM stands for Windows Imaging Format. WIM files are very similar to other disk image formats, but the format is file-based and not sector-based like most disk image formats. It was introduced in Windows Vista by Microsoft to help deploy Windows Vista and subsequent versions of Windows operating system family. An WIM file may includes several images. With PowerISO, you can open an WIM file, and extract files from the WIM file.

  • Run PowerISO.

  • Click the "Open" button on toolbar or choose "File > Open" menu to Open WIM file.

  • If there are more than one image in the WIM file, PowerISO will show a dialog prompt you to select an image to open.

  • Click the "Extract" button on toolbar to open "Extract WIM file" dialog.

  • Choose the destination directory for extraction.

  • If you want to extract all files, you should select "All files" option.

  • Click the "OK" button to start extracting. 

  • If you want to extract another image in the WIM file, you need open the WIM file again, and select the image desired. You can also select another image in the WIM file by clicking on the left of image properties bar and selecting the image from the popup menu.


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