How to pre-stage hardware drivers into a ready to deploy *.wim file

I have managed to get winpe and my wim image file on a 8gb usb stick but now I need to figure out how to pre-stage drivers for different make/model of computer.
I have investigated
Windows SIM > unnattend.xml > pkgmgr
pnoutil -a [oemxx.inf]
but had little success - my question is how should this be done properly to have windows seamlessly find the drivers and install them pnp during the initial setup phase following imagex deployment ?
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Ryan_RIT Systems AdministratorCommented:
Try using vLite:
Ryan_RIT Systems AdministratorCommented:
Just a tad more info - install and run the program, insert a Vista disc and copy the files to the HDD, then goto the Drivers page - add the drivers (see help info for more details), and repack the wim file and burn a new disc where you can copy your wim file from
stevepickardAuthor Commented:
not sure this is what Im looking for - isn't this similar to Wsim gets the build DVD ready ?

In my case the laptop OS has already been installed, syspreped and imaged using imagex.

I now have a file called oemvista32.wim on a bootable winpe memory stick that I deploy using imagex but I need to add drivers to it to automate deployment on machines with differing hardware.
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Ryan_RIT Systems AdministratorCommented:
Well for all things like this - I head to one place -

Check out the Unattended Vista zone:
And the Drivers zone:

You should be able to find what you need there - if not, let us know

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stevepickardAuthor Commented:
sorted now....

peimg /inf=[path to driver\driverfile\*.inf]    /image=c:\Temp\Mount  

Ryan_RIT Systems AdministratorCommented:
No worries. Do you still need help with anything or can the question be closed?
stevepickardAuthor Commented:
sorry this thread can now be closed.

Ryan_RIT Systems AdministratorCommented:
Sorry - I can't actually close it myself - you have to hit the Accept As Answer link at the bottom of my 3rd post since that's the one that sorted it out.

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