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The reference computer does not start Windows PE when you try to perform an image capture operation of a non-U.S. English version of a Windows operating system
Article ID: 952573 - View products that this article applies to.
When you use Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE) to perform an image capture operation of a non-U.S. English version of a Microsoft Windows operating system, the reference computer does not start Windows PE. Instead, the system starts the operating system mini-setup process.
Note This problem also occurs when you try to update a non-U.S. English version of a Windows operating system.
This problem occurs because the Ztibcdutility.vbs script file runs the Bcdedit.exe tool to update the boot configuration database. The Ztibcdutility.vbs script file expects a response of "Successfully" after the Bcdedit.exe operation. If the primary operating system language is not U.S. English, the returned response does not contain the English word “Successfully." Therefore, the boot configuration database is not appropriately updated.
To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Steps to reproduce the problemMethod 1