I'm getting a windows boot manager error, looking for an iastora.sys file every time a i create a new KBE for PCs with the new chipset. We're using a Windows 7 boot system.

It would be helpful to have an idea is anyone else has had this problem and resolved it.

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  • I've got a new XPS 13 9350 which I had to build a WIN PE 10 environment for. Kace assures me that PE 10 will be able to deploy Win10 - Win 7. BACKUP your old KBE folders on your samba - delete the contents and replace it with just the Win PE 10 drivers. Then build your environment and see if that helps. Since your old environment are already built into ISO form this will not affect your current environments.
    I'm still working on why it reboots in the middle of my task sequence though right after "Update Configuration for OS tasks". So ye be warned!
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In order to bypass the windows boot manager issue, that I mentioned earlier, is to create the KBE in a Windows 10 environment.
Answered 02/18/2016 by: londeaux
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  • I didn't have to build an all new WinPE10 KBE for my newer systems. I just had to download the latest version of the WinPE5 CAB from Dell, recache the drivers and rebuild my WinPE5 KBEs
    • PE5 works for 8.1 and 7. I figured I'd just go to PE 10 which supports 10 through 7 - So your solution would work as well.
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