How To Integrate Internet Explorer 10 Into Windows 7 DVD Using DISM

A couple of weeks back, Microsoft rolled out the final version of its Internet Explorer 10 to Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Internet Explorer 10, which was originally available only in Windows 8 and Server 2012, comes with some new features and significant performance improvements.

Integrating Internet Explorer in Windows 7

Windows 7 users who frequently reinstall Windows might want to integrate or slipstream Internet Explorer 10 into the installation DVD or ISO to avoid manually upgrading Internet Explorer 9 to Internet Explorer 10. Slipstreaming Internet Explorer 10 into Windows 7 setup DVD or ISO isn’t not a hard job and is possible to perform with the help of Command Prompt.

In the past, we have shown how to create unattended Windows 7 installation, and also how to include your favourite themes, screensavers, and wallpapers in Windows 7 DVD or ISO using RT Seven Lite tool. In this guide, we walk you through steps that you need to follow  in order to integrate Internet Explorer 10 into Windows 7 setup or ISO file.

NOTE: You must need Windows 7 with SP1 in order to upgrade to Internet Explorer 10. If you have a Windows 7 DVD or ISO file without the Service Pack, we recommend you slipstream Service Pack 1 into Windows 7 DVD or ISO file before proceeding with this guide.

Things you need:

  • Windows 7 SP1 DVD or ISO file
  • Internet Explorer 10
  • A Windows 7 running PC
  • 7-Zip to extract if you have Windows 7 ISO file

Procedure:

Step 1: Kick-start the procedure by creating a total of four folders in the root of your “C” drive: IE, Updates, Win7, and Mount.

Integrate Internet Explorer 10 into Windows 7 Step1

Step 2: In order to successfully install and use Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7, you need to install four important updates before installing IE10 on your PC. So we need to integrate them as well. Download the following updates:

Update 1 (x86)

Update 1 (x64)

Update 2 (x86)

Update 2 (x64)

Update 3 (x86)

Update 3 (x64)

Update 4 (x86)

Update 4 (x64)

Once downloaded, copy all four updates to the Updates folder that you have created in Step 1.

Integrate Internet Explorer 10 into Windows 7 Step2

Step 3: Download Internet Explorer 10 from Microsoft using below mentioned links and then copy the downloaded file to IE folder that you have created in Step 1.

Internet Explorer 10 (x86)

Internet Explorer 10 (x64)

Integrate Internet Explorer 10 into Windows 7 Step14

Step 4: Next, copy all contents from your Windows 7 with SP1 DVD to the Win7 folder that you have created in drive “C”.

Or

And if you have Windows 7 with SP1 ISO file, kindly extract the ISO files to Win7 folder.

Integrate Internet Explorer 10 into Windows 7 Step44

Integrate Internet Explorer 10 into Windows 7 Step15

Step 5: Before heading to the final step, it’s important to know your edition of Windows 7 and index number of your edition. Check out the following list to know the index:

Windows 7 EditionIndex
Home Basic (x86)2
Home Basic (x64)1
Home Premium (x86)3
Home Premium (x64)2
Professional (x86)4
Professional (x64)3
Ultimate (x86)5
Ultimate (x64)4

 

Step 6: Type CMD in Start menu search box and simultaneously press Ctrl + Shift + Enter keys launch Command Prompt with admin rights. Alternatively, you can open Start menu, click All Programs, click Accessories, right-click on Command Prompt and click Run as administrator option to open elevated prompt.

Integrate Internet Explorer 10 into Windows 7 Step5

Step 7: In the elevated prompt, enter the following commands one-by-one and press Enter key:

To mount the WIM file:

dism /mount-wim /wimfile:c:\win7\sources\install.wim /index:4 /mountdir:c:\mount  

In the above command, replace “4” with right index number of your Windows 7 edition provided in the above table.

Integrate Internet Explorer 10 into Windows 7 Step6

To integrate updates:

dism /image:c:\mount /add-package /packagepath:c:\updates
Integrate Internet Explorer 10 into Windows 7 Step77

To integrate Internet Explorer 10:

dism /image:c:\mount /add-package /packagepath:c:\ie
Integrate Internet Explorer 10 into Windows 7 Step16

To save and unmount the WIM file:

dism /unmount-wim /mountdir:c:\mount /commit

Integrate Internet Explorer 10 into Windows 7 Step9

That’s it! Your Windows 7 SP1 with Internet Explorer setup is ready.  

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Comments

  1. Dagobert_78 says

    @David.

    You say “Works with IE11″, but where is the CAB File, and the updates necessary ?

  2. craig says

    I tried to integrate IE 10 into windows 7 sp1 using rt7lite which didn’t work. I prefer your way worked like a charm.

  3. says

    did everything here to a t.

    all actions successfully completed.

    burned to disk, loaded os and absolutely no joy whatsoever.

    still had ie8 installed.

    thanks for wasting a few hours of my day. much appreciated.

  4. Rabar says

    may i use this method to integrate all other updates to windows 7 image?

    thank you again!!

  5. admin says

    @ J. Ros
    Thanks for dropping by and providing the update. I always believed that index number is specific to Windows 7 editions. Will correct it. Thanks again.

  6. J. Ros says

    The index number for the win7 version is not allways as mentioned here. I got an home premium x64 image with index number 1. Use the get-wiminfo command with dism to view the possible index(es) of your image..

    then use that number in the commandline as mentioned above…

  7. mmg1818 says

    good tutorial, thanks.

    after all done from your tutorial i reinstall win7 64 but i have error 0×80070570

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