Windows Setup Technical Reference

Applies To: Windows 7


This content applies to Windows 7. For Windows 8 content, see Windows Deployment with the Windows ADK.

Windows® Setup is the program that installs and configures Windows and Windows Welcome. Setup supports custom installations, upgrade installations, and unattended installations.

In This Section

What Is Windows Setup?

Introduces the Windows Setup process and technology.

How Windows Setup Works

Describes the different ways to run Windows Setup, the installation process, and how configuration passes work.

Windows Setup Command-Line Options

Describes the command-line syntax for using Windows Setup.

See Also


Deployment Image Servicing and Management Technical Reference
Sysprep Technical Reference
ImageX Technical Reference