The PEBakery Team are proud to present the ChrisPE project. Use this project to create WinPE from a range of 32-bit and 64-bit Windows sources, including -

Windows RTM source files are recommended. The sources in the above list have been tested, other source files may also work.

This project has been internally tested and developed over the past two months and is now ready for a public beta release. The PEBakery Team anticipate ongoing development and the ChrisPE project is likely to continue to evolve. This may result in changes to some of the core features such as the menu system and supported shells.

Some of the current features include -

This project has been developed as a base from which to add additional features. Feedback is welcome.


Please note that the screenshots used throughout this guide may have been taken from a previous version of ChrisPE and could differ in this release.

  1. Windows Preinstallation Environment - About Microsoft© "WinPE".
  1. Builders - brief overview of the PEBakery build engine.
  1. Project Options - the main settings/options.
  1. Project Scripts - List of all scripts included with the ChrisPE download.
  1. Instructions - a detailed walkthrough for using the ChrisPE project to create WinPE. Also covers PEBakery usage.
  1. Menu System - an overview of the menu systems for the supported Shells. Cover creating custom sub-menus.
  1. Include Program in boot.wim
  1. Post Configuration
  1. Packages
  1. Create a Bootable USB Stick - covers using DiskPart (Command-line) and Rufus (GUI).
  1. UEFI, BIOS, GPT and MBR - overview of UEFI and BIOS.
  1. MultiBoot WinPE
  1. Quick Start Guide (PEBakery) - the basic steps for using this project in the PEBakery build engine to create WinPE in just a few minutes!
  1. Download/Links
  1. Acknowledgements

Document date - 21st March 2018