Jump to content
Strawberry Orange Banana Lime Leaf Slate Sky Blueberry Grape Watermelon Chocolate Marble
Strawberry Orange Banana Lime Leaf Slate Sky Blueberry Grape Watermelon Chocolate Marble

MSFN is made available via donations, subscriptions and advertising revenue. The use of ad-blocking software hurts the site. Please disable ad-blocking software or set an exception for MSFN. Alternatively, register and become a site sponsor/subscriber and ads will be disabled automatically. 


Sign in to follow this  
Ulaiphur

Does wim compression define deployment speed?

Recommended Posts

I was wondering if the compression setting inside imagex (/compress none|fast|maximum) have anything to do with the speed of applying a wim file. Will setting compression to none make the apply operation faster or just the same?

 

Thank you.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I have never tried max compress, but I cannot tell the difference between none vs fast. From the Win7 WAIK:

While the compression type that you choose affects the capture time, it only slightly affects the apply time.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

XPRESS (fast) decompression is measurable faster than LZX (max) compression

 

LZMS (recovery) decompression is much slower than all others.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
LZMS (recovery) decompression is much slower than all others.

 

 

What is this recovery? Is it the none parameter?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

No, none really means no compression.

 

But you can use DISM and export a wim file to an esd file, than compression is called recovery.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...