Solved

WDS 2008 R2 Deploy Windows 8.1 (Image corrupt)

Posted on 2013-12-05
4
1,956 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-14
I have this setup:

Windows 2008 R2 with latest updates
WDS role installed
Working Deployment solution with Windows 7 64 bit

Now i try to add the windows 8.1 boot image and windows 8.1 install image (the wim files)

I recieve this error:
The specified image file is either invalid or corrupt.

i tried another disk of windows 8. same problem. I also installed manually a system with this disk without a problem.

Any suggestions anyone?
0
Comment
Question by:Hoenderdos
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:ozzeczek
ID: 39702794
which vesrion of mdt do you have?
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Hoenderdos
ID: 39705560
I don't have MDT installed. i only use the ROLE WDS
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
Hoenderdos earned 0 total points
ID: 39705805
I have a solution found.

I ordered a new disk. put it in a different server created a new ISO file and attached it through hyper-v to the WDS server. This works flawless.

The problem was a defective CD-ROM drive in the fysical server which damaged the DVD Disk.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:Hoenderdos
ID: 39718458
The problem was a defective CD-ROM drive in the fysical server which damaged the DVD Disk.
0

Featured Post

Forrester Webinar: xMatters Delivers 261% ROI

Guest speaker Dean Davison, Forrester Principal Consultant, explains how a Fortune 500 communication company using xMatters found these results: Achieved a 261% ROI, Experienced $753,280 in net present value benefits over 3 years and Reduced MTTR by 91% for tier 1 incidents.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Background Information Recently I have fixed file server permission issues for one of my client. The client has 1800 users and one Windows Server 2008 R2 domain joined file server with 12 TB of data, 250+ shared folders and the folder structure i…
Restoring deleted objects in Active Directory has been a standard feature in Active Directory for many years, yet some admins may not know what is available.
This tutorial will walk an individual through locating and launching the BEUtility application to properly change the service account username and\or password in situation where it may be necessary or where the password has been inadvertently change…
This tutorial will show how to configure a single USB drive with a separate folder for each day of the week. This will allow each of the backups to be kept separate preventing the previous day’s backup from being overwritten. The USB drive must be s…

733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question