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Introduction

The 'All-In-One Integrator' is one of the most important tools available in Windows 7 Toolkit, this is the tool which lets you integrate everything into your image such as Updates, Drivers, Wallpapers, Tweaks, Gadgets, etc... but it also lets your remove things too, so lets get started...

Selecting your image

When you first load the 'AIO Integrator' you will be asked which image you wish you use, if the list it empty, click 'Browse' and select your extract ISO or select the install.wim directly. Once done you should see a list of images, you can either double click an item or press select.

TIP: You can hold ctrl or shift to select more than one image, once done press 'Select'.

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Select your preset

If you have used this tool before then you will be greeted by a list of things you have previously done, you can simply select a previous tasks and click 'Load Preset' or if you want to start fresh and do something different then press 'Skip (No Preset)'.

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---Basic---

This tab has all the most important tools, to get the most basic jobs done such as integrate updates and drivers. I recommend beginners or new users to stick to this tab.

Basic: Addons

Addons are pre-installed programs which have been created by other users (usually *reaper*), they have the file extension *.WA, I would probably say programs such as crap cleaner and flash are the most common.

If you have any addons then press 'Add Addons' at the top or the green '+' button on the left to add them to this list.

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Basic: Drivers

Drivers are what make your devices and hardware work, sometimes its easy just to them them already installed after you have installed Windows. If you want to add some you just have to press 'Add Drivers' and browse to the folder which contains your drivers (*.inf files).

You may notice that not all of them get added, this is because W7T does not include duplicate drivers with the same MD5 files and not all *.inf files are actually drivers and just normal inf files.

Colours

Red: If the user has selected an x86 image and then adds an x64 driver to the integration list then that driver will display red.

Blue: When adding drivers to the list Win Toolkit also makes note of the *.inf MD5 hash, if there's another driver with the same MD5 hash then the items will change to a blue.

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Basic: Gadgets

Gadgets are those little widgets things on your desktop, for example 'CPU Meter'. On Vista they had the gadget bar but on Windows 7 you can place them anywhere. If you want to have addons pre-installed then click 'Add Gadgets' and select all of your *.gadget files.

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Basic: Theme Packs

These area of the tool lets you add your Windows themes, so when you have installed Windows you can select from your favourite theme packs. Just click 'Add Themes' and select your *.themepack files.

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Basic: Updates + Languages

Its very handy to have all of the Windows updates installed. This makes sure your computer is up-to-date, bug free and more secure. Click 'Add Updates' and simply selected your *.MSU or *.CAB files and they will be added to the list, alternatively you can change the drop down box from MSU/CAB to EXE which will allow you to install Internet Explorer 9 and Windows XP Mode.

NOTE: If you wish to install updates in LDR/QFE Mode then the option to do that is on the 'Options' tab at the top.

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Basic: Wallpapers

As usual, this one is pretty self-explanatory, here you can add your favourite desktop wallpapers so that they are ready to be selected after Windows installation.

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---Advanced---

Users who have more experience with Windows 7 Toolkit or experience with modifying images can use this tab, i wouldn't recommend new users to start using this until they gain a bit of confidence.

Advaned: Component Removal

Windows comes with features already installed, this features can be anything from Windows Media Player, Internet Explorer, Windows Media Center to more important features. The list you see here is not a full as the list from 'Component Remover' because the AIO contains a pre-defined set of features which i've manually added whilst 'Component remover' actively scans your image and lists everything including updates.

I wouldn't recommend this to new users at all, and just to note that once something has been removed it can't be returned without using a fresh ISO. This tab doesn't do a full removal like vLite and uninstalls the features using DISM.

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Advanced: vLite

Some users may instantly know what this does, this is similar to Component Removal but actually deletes files and therefore reduces the image size more significantly. It quite a new tool so there's not many items yet but i will hopefully add more as time progresses.

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Advanced: Files

This replaces files within your image, so if for example you modify system32 files, you can import them into your image using this tool. This will most probably be used by users who have custom 3rd party theme files. Caution though as replacing an important file with a bad one can and most probably will make your ISO unbootable, so be very careful!

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Advanced: Services

As you know Windows has many services running in the background. This part of the tool lets you reduce that and get the best performance from your computer. As you can see on the picture (below) you have to click the item in the column to change its value. You can also choose from 'BlackVipers' presets depending on what you use your computer for, you can also use the shortcut buttons on the left to do the same thing.

NOTE: Services which are important are not available in the list, if you don't know anything about a service you can press the purple 'i' button on the left sidebar.

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Advanced: Silent Installs + SFX

A lot of users like to have programs installed silently after Windows has completely installed, simply click 'Add Silent Installer' and select your EXE, you may have to go on google to find it's silent switch which is usually something like '/s /q /qn /quiet /silent' and so on.

TIP: Some developers have already created silent installers so you can leave that box blank. If you have a folder full of silent installers then you can select them all and they will be added in bulk.

Option: Always Install

If you tick this option the the program(s) you add will be installed automatically, if it's unticked then it will ask the user what program(s) they wish to install straight after Windows installation.

Option: Copy Folder

Some programs such as Office have a setup.exe and then a bunch of other needed files in the same/sub-folder as the installer. Tick this option to include those files. This option is not usually needed.

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Advanced: Tweaks

Most users will add tweaks to their install, there are literally hundreds to describe them all here but hopefully the descriptions are detailed enough for you. Just simply tick the ones you want.

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---Options---

You don't really have to change these, most of them are used by me (Legolash2o) to debug issues. If you need to know what something is then just put your mouse over its name and a tooltip will appear.

I will mention that the 'Prompts' items are they ones which tell you after AIO has finished what has been integrated successfully.

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Start

OK now your ready, click start and you will be asked to enter a name, this is so you can use the same session next time you use AIO Integrator, similar to vLite/nLite last session presets.

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The image will automatically mount if not mounted:

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It will then integrate everything, green means the update has been integrated sucessfully, whilst yellow is the current item it's working on:

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Once done the image will save all the changes:

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Some drivers or language packs need to mount the boot.wim if, if it does then it will mount it now. Drivers are ususally ones for SCSI, HDD and SATA devices:

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Once everything has been completed it willre build the image to decrease it size so your ISO will be much smaller (hopefully).

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Now that everything is done, you can review what got integrated, now you can use the ISO Maker to create an ISO or just copy it to your USB device (assuming it's bootable).

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Edited by Legolash2o

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Depends on the addon, most addons you can't remove at all unless you manually remove all the files which the addon added. Some addons however just add a silent installer which you can simply just delete from the 'Apps' folder on your dvd source.

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I am not seeing ANY of my ISOs in the AIO Integrator. Browsing for extracted DVD then nothing is even visible? I tried mounting one of the ISOs to see if I could see it which did work. But Win Toolkit 1.4 tells me I must copy a DVD to a folder first. Frustrating! lol I've done this before.

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Hi Legolash2o, wanna ask about some question for this function. My sources already merged with All windows 7 editions included x86 & x64. So if I select Windows 7 Ultimate x64 to integrate, is it mean other editions of x64 also integrated automatically?

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Hi just wanting to know what does it mean when I integrate an update it changes pink in color on the list when integrating? Ive searched everywere & cant find a definative answer

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Can I choose extracted folder this what is already one time integrated,for example Ive done integrating addons+updates and make some settings,but forget to put office into interation,so can I choose this finished integration project and only add office installer with win toolkit

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I am using the tool for the first time. I have downloaded the correct iso, but when I try to begin the basic AIO Integrator I get this message after selecting the iso:

"This does not seem to be the correct ISO. The following file is missing:

...\sources\install.wim"

I can't get beyond this point ...

EDIT

I had already created a DVD from the iso, so I copied that onto my HDD and selected the folder - all now mounted.

Time to play ...

Edited by BaldEagle

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I'm fail to start and I'm got this message "Unhandled Exception: InvalidArgument=Value of '0' is not valid for 'startIndex'.

Parameter name: startIndex"

anyone can help me?

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Hello, when i try to put the dutch languagepack to windows 7 ultimate 64Bit to integrate, it get's a blue color when integrating and when i finally make a iso and make a usb bootkey at installation the dutch languagepack is not installed and can not be selected. This happens only with the 64bit version, with the 32bit version this works perfect, i do have the 64bit sp1 languagepack that i try to use.

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I need to remove bundled language packs that come with Win7, but the AIO doesn't show them. I can go to the component remover of the Win Toolkit but only after building the image...

Edited by Dogway

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I've tried install both - automatic silent installs and prompt installers... But no luck. I always get this picture. What I do wrong? Seems there are no more people who have same issue :(

for .NET framework , you need to force this switch : /q /norestart

Edited by KEiGHT

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I have a question regarding the all-in-one integrator. A user above had asked in rather broken English the same question and I'm not sure which of three questions you reponded with "yes" to. If I take an ultimate x64 retail iso and delete the ei.cfg to unlock all x64 versions, do I have to integrate all updates to each sub-version? So far I only picked "ultimate" assuming updating the largest would by dependency update the lesser versions. However, when I load up the .wim file now, the lesser 3 options have their file size unchanged from the retail iso while the ultimate version has been increased.

This leads me to believe I have to run the full integration for every version, but I want to make sure before I spend 6 hours (2 for each of the 3 remaining) processing it all for nothing.

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There are two ways.

 

One, the "standard" way, is to separately integrate updates into each of the versions you plan to use.  As you mentioned, this will indeed take awhile.

 

The other way is to integrate all the updates into the "lowest" version you plan to use, ie home or standard or whatever, then you can "promote" that into all the other versions all the way up to ultimate.  This would have to be done separately for x86 and x64 versions.  I'm not sure of the exact procedure how that works, and I can't find the links to the info at the moment, but ricktendo knows and hopefully he'll see this post and respond with more explicit instructions if you want to try that route.  Lego has verified that the method works, and there has been talk of Win Toolkit eventually incorporating the method, but that hasn't happened yet.

 

Cheers and Regards

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bphlpt,

Thanks for the info! Would that explain why when I was installing Windows 7 x64 Home Premium from a Win7Ultimate disc which had all versions unlocked and all updates/hotfixes integrated into it, I was still having to update? :-D

In conjunction with mujuha's question, would the same methodology in option be be applicable to drivers? How about the unattended install?

Thanks!

Edited by CarlJ

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I'm trying Silent Install +Sfx (runonce?) and ran into a problem.  Is there a way to have an optional step run before an automatic step?  It appears to always run the automatic items before beginning the optional.

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Will this tool allow me to integrate existing TRUE addons that are posted in forums such as ryanvm.net?  I have many addons i've saved over the years i'd like to use with this amazing tool if possible.  

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---Basic---

This tab has all the most important tools, to get the most basic jobs done such as integrate updates and drivers. I recommend beginners or new users to stick to this tab.

Basic: Addons

Addons are pre-installed programs which have been created by other users (usually *reaper*), they have the file extension *.WA, I would probably say programs such as crap cleaner and flash are the most common.

 

I'm trying to learn how to use this software.

I want to integrate Flash Player but the plugins are in .exe format so how do I integrate them?

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