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What are Windows Deployments Tools and Windows PE used for?

by Harv / March 27, 2014 1:36 PM PDT

I found these two applications listed in Programs and Features. I did not install them on March 27, 2014 as indicated by the site. I was going to delete them, but I want to know beforehand, if they are necessary for the functioning of my computer?

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PE is used by OEM's
by orlbuckeye / March 27, 2014 9:50 PM PDT

to preinstall windows during manufacturing. Both of the tools are used for deploying Windows to muultiple workstations, servers or PC's.

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So to answer the other question

So to answer the other question: You probably don't NEED them, but they aren't going to hurt anything by being there. I'd recommend leaving them myself, but if you do get rid of them it's unlikely that your computer will become unbootable.

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