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    has anyone ever seen this error this is my 2nd install of wds same error im trying to create an answer file for windows 7 ent 64bit

    17:34 :
    17:34 : Windows SIM was unable to generate a catalog. For troubleshooting assistance, see the topic: 'Windows System Image Manager Technical Reference' in the Windows OPK or Windows AIK User's Guide.
    17:34 :
    17:34 : System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception: The specified image file did not contain a resource section

    Server stack trace:
    at Microsoft.ComponentStudio.ComponentPlatformInterfa ce.WimImageInfo.PreCreateCatalog()
    at Microsoft.ComponentStudio.ComponentPlatformInterfa ce.OfflineImageInfo.CreateCatalog()
    at Microsoft.ComponentStudio.ComponentPlatformInterfa ce.CatalogCreatorImpl.CreateCatalog(OfflineImageIn fo offlineImageInfo)
    at System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.StackBuilderSink ._PrivateProcessMessage(IntPtr md, Object[] args, Object server, Int32 methodPtr, Boolean fExecuteInContext, Object[]& outArgs)
    at System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.StackBuilderSink .SyncProcessMessage(IMessage msg, Int32 methodPtr, Boolean fExecuteInContext)

    Exception rethrown at [0]:
    at System.Runtime.Remoting.Proxies.RealProxy.HandleRe turnMessage(IMessage reqMsg, IMessage retMsg)
    at System.Runtime.Remoting.Proxies.RealProxy.PrivateI nvoke(MessageData& msgData, Int32 type)
    at Microsoft.ComponentStudio.ComponentPlatformInterfa ce.ICatalogCreator.CreateCatalog(OfflineImageInfo offlineImageInfo)
    at Microsoft.ComponentStudio.CatalogGenerator.CreateC at(ProgressDialog pd, Object o)

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    I encountered that today, I got round it by copying the source directory on the Windows disk onto the server and ensuring I had write access to that folder.

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    what version of windows server are you running and what bit

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