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Correct Sequence for Win PE/Image X Deployment

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Can anyone tell me if this is the correct sequence for using Win PE/Image X

1.  Use copype.com to move Win PE files into a new directory
2.  Put Image X and other tools in the same directory
3.  Then use oscdimg to create a boot disk
4.  Run Sysprep (OOBE) to generalize the system
5.  Use Image X to capture this image
6.  Prep the receiving hard disk for deployment
7.  Move WIM image to the C drive on the receiving PC
8.  Use Image X/apply to apply the image

Please answer my question in English and don't send me a tech net article as I have been reading them and understand some of it.  I just need to discuss a few points in English with someone and I will be clear.  As always I appreciate any time and help I receive
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Your sequence is more or less correct. So, I will just fill in the missing parts.

1.  Installing Windows OPK or Windows AIK Tools
2.  Use copype.cmd to move Win PE files into a new directory
3.  Put Image X and other tools in the same directory
4.  Then use oscdimg to create a boot disk and burn the ISO file created to a CDROM
5.  Run Sysprep (OOBE) to generalize the system
6.  Use Image X to capture this image, say, OEM.wim either to a network share or USB external HDD
7.  Prep the receiving hard disk for deployment
7.  Load WIM image either from a network share or USB external HDD to the C drive on the receiving PC
8.  Use Image X/apply to apply the image

imagex /apply x:\OEM.wim 1 c:\

X: can be the drive letter for a network share or the USB external drive

Then, use Bcdedit,exe commands below to configure the boot store.

Bcdedit /set {bootmgr} device partition=c:

Bcdedit /set {default} device partition=c:

Bcdedit /set {default} osdevice partition=c:

Finally, type exit at command prompt to restart computer
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Your sequence is more or less correct. So, I will just fill in the missing parts.

1.  Install Windows OPK or Windows AIK Tools from Windows 2003 Resource Kit
2.  Use copype.cmd to move Win PE files into a new directory
3.  Put Image X and other tools in the same directory
4.  Then use oscdimg to create a boot disk and burn the ISO file created to a CDROM
5.  Run Sysprep (OOBE) to generalize the system
6.  Use Image X to capture this image, say, OEM.wim either to a network share or USB external HDD
7.  Prep the receiving hard disk for deployment
8.  Load WIM image either from a network share or USB external HDD to the C drive on the receiving PC
9.  Use ImageX /apply command below to apply the image.
     imagex /apply x:\OEM.wim 1 c:\
     where X: can be the drive letter for a network share or the USB external drive
10. Use Bcdedit,exe commands below to configure the boot store.
     Bcdedit /set {bootmgr} device partition=c:
     Bcdedit /set {default} device partition=c:
     Bcdedit /set {default} osdevice partition=c:
11. Type exit at command prompt to restart computer
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Thank you very much.  I appreciate it.
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