WDS - Capturing Image - unable to see a volume

Hi guys

We have a Vmware machine that is running Windows Deployment Services on Server 2008 R2. We use this to install images via the PXE boot option. So I had an issue first with the USB/Keyboard not picking up during the installation and thankfully the experts here pointed me in the direction of injecting drivers into the boot.wim.

Now, I am unable to capture an image because there is no volume that is seen in the 'Directory To Capture' section. Do I have to inject some sort of drivers into the image here also? If so, what drivers? Is it the disk drivers?

Thanks for helping
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Missing Storage Controller driver!

Install ALL drivers that are for your motherboard!
YashyAuthor Commented:
hi Andy

You mean install the drivers on WDS section where it says 'Drivers'?

Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Correct, you will need t ADD all the drivers for your motherboard, at least network and storage controllers

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Not done it with 2016 yet, but this is how to do it with 2012

YashyAuthor Commented:
Thank you guys.
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Storage controller is the problem if you can't see the disks.  If the capture drop down doesn't show anything (and especially if you're using a newer capture image based off Windows 10), then you haven't run sysprep.  Capture can only see volumes that have been sealed with sysprep.
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