April 30, 2020 - RELEASE
This is an update of the UIUPREP application ONLY. Changes in this version of the UIUPREP application do not affect the UIU Classic Mode product.
Added a "-cmautoimportrepository" switch for UIU Classic Mode: This switch enables Classic Mode CLI to automatically discover a UIU Repository Import (IMP) file in the same directory as the Classic Mode executable. In the event that multiple IMP files exist, the first (alphanumerical) entry is selected, based on file name. This switch is overridden by the -cmrepositoryimportpath switch, so if a user provides both, the value provided by -cmrepositoryimportpath is selected. If the -cmautorepositoryimport switch is provided and Classic Mode is unable to locate any IMP files, Classic Mode writes an error dialogue ("Classic Mode does not continue automatically if the -cmautorepositoryimport switch is provided and cannot locate a UIU Repository Import (IMP) file.") and exits.
For more information, please review the UIU Classic Mode User Guide
Servicing older Windows PE media (3.x & 4.x) requires 32-bit specific binaries (DISM) which do not load under a 64-bit process, resulting in error conditions. Big Bang recommends that Winodw PE version 10 be employed. Contact UIU Support for additional information.
The original UIU 4.x — known in recent years as the UIU Classic — accommodated all OS deployment solutions, including those that do not utilize Microsoft's Windows PE, by storing the entire UIU Driver Database within the OS image. The UIU Classic Mode is an updated version of that methodology for those users that do not use a WinPE-based deployment solution.
The UIU Classic method has been integrated into a optimized modern GUI, (though the basic process was preserved as much as possible for ease of adoption).
Users employing OS deployment solutions that are not based on Windows PE (e.g. Linux-based solutions like CloneZilla and FOG)
Please refer to the UIU Classic Mode - User Guide for detailed implementation and usage instructions.
The UIU Classic Mode (as of UIU 5.8.0.x) requires the .NET 4.6 Framework.
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