DISM Reference (Deployment Image Servicing and Management)

Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) is a command-line tool used to service Windows images. You can use it to install, uninstall, configure, and update Windows features, packages, drivers, and international settings. DISM servicing commands are available to run against an offline or on a running operating system. For more information, see What is DISM?.

In This Section

Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) Command-Line Options

Lists the command-line options for managing and servicing a Windows image with the Dism.exe tool.

DISM Configuration List and WimScript.ini Files

Describes how to create a configuration list to exclude files and folders from an image capture or compression.

Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) Best Practices

Describes some best practices related to servicing a Windows image. We recommend that you implement these practices wherever possible.

DISM Supported Platforms

Describes the different operating systems and architectures supported by DISM.

Configure a Windows Repair Source

Describes how to configure and maintain a Windows image repair source to use within your network. The repair source can be used to restore Windows features or to repair a corrupted Windows image.

What is DISM?