WinPE Add-on: Updated PEShell.exe for LDMS 8.7 or 8.8

Description

This article contains alternate version of PEShell.exe.

One is an enhanced version of the PEShell.exe that comes with LANDesk’s version of WinPE.  It includes some menu options that can be beneficia.

The other is a PEShell.exe has that no menu options at all, for environments that need more security in WinPE.

Both have only been tested with 8.8.

Download Link

PEShell.exe Exe Zip
PEShell.exe with Enhanced Menu PEShell.exe PEShell.zip
PEShell.exe with No Menu (for secure environments) PEShellNoMenu.exe PEShellNoMenu.zip

How do I install it?

There is really no need for an installer. It can be added to the LDVPE1.IMG on the Core Server or it can be added to the peboot.img file on the PXE Representative directly.

Adding the new PEShell.exe to the LDVPE1.IMG on the Core Server

  1. Download the new PEShell.exe to your Core Server.
  2. Browse to \ManagementSuite\LANDesk\Vboot and open LDVPE1.IMG using a tool such as Winimage (http://www.winimage.com).
  3. Inject the new PEShell.exe into the i386\System32 folder in your LDVPE1.IMG file. The old PEShell.exe will be overwritten.

Any PXE Representatives deployed after replacing the PEShell.exe in the LDVPE1.IMG file will have the new PEShell.exe.

Any Provisioning Boot Media created after replacing the PEShell.exe in the LDVPE1.IMG file will have the new PEShell.exe.

Adding the new PEShell.exe to the PEBOOT.IMG on the PXE Representative

  1. Download the new PEShell.exe to your PXE Representative.
  2. Browse to C:\Program Files\LANDesk\PXE\System\Images and open PEBOOT.IMG using a tool such as Winimage (http://www.winimage.com).
  3. Inject the new PEShell.exe into the i386\System32 folder in your PEBOOT.IMG file. The old PEShell.exe will be overwritten.

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