[ipxe-devel] wimboot and ADK for windows 8.1

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Wed Mar 19 17:18:06 UTC 2014

On 19/03/14 16:35, Sven Dreyer wrote:
> Am 19.03.2014 10:04, schrieb Anton D. Kachalov:
>> Recenly I've experienced a problem with wimboot 1.0.3 and ADK for Win
>> 8.1. wimboot fails to extract bootmgr.exe with "Too many Huffman symbols
>> with lengths <=1" error. I've replaced bootmgr from win7 and everything
>> run fine.
> I can confirm that the problem exists with WinPE 5.0, in my case
> replacing "bootmgr" with the one from WinPE 4.0 (which corresponds with
> Windows 8, iirc) also solved the problem.

I think I've tracked down the problem:


I've released an updated version of wimboot (v1.0.4) which includes this 


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