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restore factory windows 10 image? SWM files?

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neufuse    3,676

I got a factory image for my tablet, problem is they are SWM files... I know these are like WIM files and hold the system image... but how do you use them to restore a factory image?

 

The image has the following files

 

SYSIMG_0309.SWM     3.7 GB

SYSIMG_03092.SWM  1.7GB

unattend.xml

Winre.wim       315MB

 

and that's it...

 

I tried to look up some info on google, but everything I tried got me pretty much no where

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Jim K    13,216

This...

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh825096.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396

 

or this?

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/manufacture/desktop/dism-image-management-command-line-options-s14

 

Those are WIM files ... just Split WIM files (thus the SWM extension).  I've never came across them myself...someone else may have a better answer/solution.

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JaredFrost    303

Actually, I think to use them you can just rename them to install.swm and install2.swm, make a bootable Windows install USB, then replace the install.wim or install.esd file with the two swm files on the USB and the Windows installer is smart enough to use those.

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dipsylalapo    1,764

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