Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 IE9 lite v2
Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 IE9 lite v2 (2011/ENG) | 700 MB
This is second (improved) version of my stripped down version of Windows 7 Ultimate with SP1 (32-bit). It's bootable image based on en_windows_7_ultimate_with_sp1_x86_dvd_u_677460.iso
This Windows is updateable through Windows Update (language packs cannot be installed).
There is no any software or updates added except newer Internet Explorer 9. Some tools used: dism, gimagex, vLite, RT7lite, W7T etc. (many thanks to their autors).
The functions that were included (you can also see on the screenshot):
Windows Media Player (with codecs by default)
Internet Explorer 9 (Google the default search engine and start page)
Windows Mail (work)
Fax and Scan
Defender Windows (default)
WinSAT (Windows Experience Index tool)
all the necessary components for mobile computers
Gadgets (using CPU / RAM, time, calendar)
Games (non-premium games)
. NET Framework 3.5.1
Windows Update and Security Center
Much has been removed in order to reduce the size of the image.
Some remote functions:
Asian languages and fonts (MS Office 2010 installed without errors)
Some rarely used fonts
Remote Desktop and Assistance
Windows sounds, themes (air left)
Windows Easy Transfer
Some tweaks applied:
Enable third-party themes
Allow Windows Live Movie import from the network
Always unload DLL
Disabled Group Policy Sync
Disabled web search unknown file extensions
Disabled Shortcut Link Resolve
Disabled cache thumbnails
Hidden Windows Error Reporting
Enabled Boot Defrag
Enabled DVD in Media Player
MSI included service in safe mode
Fast, in IE
Increased icon cache
Completion Services Faster Shutdown
The opening of NFO files with notepad
Removed the "Home Group" from Windows Explorer
Removed "Libraries" from Windows Explorer
Removed the "Music" from the Start menu
Removed "Pictures" from the Start menu
Removed suffix labels
Removed the 'Video' from the Start menu
Removed Windows Mail Splash
Restore previous folder when you log on
Show 'Computer' on your desktop
Show hidden files / folders
Speed up access to AVI media files
Unlimited simultaneous Downloads
Autoplay some of the services also changed .
Note that almost all drivers are removed, and you should have before installing the driver separately (at least the drivers needed for network devices).
Drivers that are present in the system:
The basic system drivers
LAN / WLAN drivers
What's difference with last release (Win7.SP1.IE9.lite-v1):
added: Remote Desktop Connection
added: Backup and Recovery
added: Windows PowerShell
contains all sound and network cards drivers.
removed: Minesweeper and Purble Place games only.
less services are disabled.
Windows 7 will be activated if SLIC 2.1 is found in BIOS.
Windows should be 100% software compatible now.
Reminder: Note that almost all the drivers are removed and you should have your computer drivers ready before installation.
If you are regular user you will not notice any difference using my lite version compared to full-featured Windows 7.
An autoattended.xml file is inserted in the image to automate the installation (Language: EN, name: Administrator, PC name: IK-PC, time: UTC+2h. All can be changed
after setup). You need only to point a partition for installation and in less than 10 min Windows should be installed.
Burn ISO to CD and use it as a boot disk ...
Always check hashes after download to ensure iso file is virus-free and unmodified.
* 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit processor
* 512 megabytes (MB) of RAM
* 4 GB of free hard disk space
* Support for DirectX 9 interface with the driver WDDM,
At least 128 MB of graphics memory