How can I update the WIinPE 1.6 PXE To WinPe 2.1

Article:HOWTO10731  |  Created: 2009-10-14  |  Updated: 2012-07-28  |  Article URL
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How can I update the WinPE 1.6 PXE to WinPE 2.1 Boot Menu Option so it does not change the Menu Option item number.


1.    Install the new WinPE version 2.1 boot menu option 
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2.    In the PXE Configuration Utility Select the WinPE 1.6 version.
       Click Edit to modify this boot menu option and click edit boot image.

3.    On page 1 in the boot disk creator, In the "Pre-boot Operating System for this Configuration" 
       drop down menu select "Windows PE 2.1".

4.    Click next through the rest of the steps,  then save at the end.

This updates the WinPE 1.6 to WinPE 2.1 without changing the menu item.

**Windows PE 2005 (WinPE 1.6 for use with Deployment Solutions versions 6.5 or 6.8)

**Deployment Solutions versions 6.9 or greater can use WinPE 2.1

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