You do not have to use the vCloud Automation Center PEBuilder to create your WinPE. However, if you do not use the PEBuilder you must manually insert the vCloud Automation Center guest agent into your WinPE image.

Select a Windows system from which the staging area you prepared is accessible and on which .NET 4.5 and Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows 7 (including WinPE 3.0) are installed.

Create a WinPE.

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If you choose not to use the vCloud Automation Center PEBuilder, you must install the guest agent and manually copy the contents of the installation directory to your WinPE image.

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If you choose not to use the vCloud Automation Center PEBuilder, you must manually configure the doagent.bat file.

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If you choose not to use the vCloud Automation Center PEBuilder, you must manually configure the doagentc.bat file.

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If you choose not to use the vCloud Automation Center PEBuilder, you must manually configure the guest agent properties files.