Create Windows 10 Enterprise ISO from Professional media

Microsoft has released build 10041 of Windows 10 Technical preview, but again there is only an ISO for the Professional edition.

The workaround

well lucky for us, there is a way around this. It is possible to utilize DISM to change editions of Windows, so by running a few commands we can upgrade the install.wim from Pro to Enterprise.

To do this you need a computer with Windows 10 installed, as we need the latest version of DISM. Simply install Windows 10 Pro using the latest release on a physical or virtual computer.

Mount the Windows 10 Pro ISO, and copy the content to a new folder, lets call it C:\W10.

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Fire up PowerShell with administrative privileges, and run the following command to mount the Install.wim (remember to create the C:\Mount folder)

1 MountWindowsImage ImagePath C:\W10\sources\install.wim Index 1Path C:\Mount

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Now run this command to change the Windows edition in the Install.wim file.

1 SetWindowsEdition path c:\mount Edition Enterprise

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Last thing is to dismount the Install.wim file by running the following statement.

1 DismountWindowsImage Path C:\Mount Save

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Now you have an Install.wim file that has been lifted to the Enterprise Edition. All that is left to do is take the content of the C:\W10 folder and create a bootable USB stick, or use the Install.wim file directly.

By |2015-04-21T10:14:14+00:00April 21st, 2015|General info, Windows Client|2 Comments

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  1. Edward January 15, 2018 at 20:59 - Reply

    This does not work. The error states “This version of Windows can not be upgraded with this edition”.

  2. Edward January 15, 2018 at 21:01 - Reply

    Please use Dism /Image:C:\Mount /Get-TargetEditions to see for yourself which versions the particular install.wim you extracted can be upgraded to Enterprise or not.

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